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David Leibowitz established Lakelaw in Waukegan on May 1, 1999 after 25 years of distinguished practice in Chicago. People in fast-growing Lake County wanted high-quality legal services without having to go downtown. Lakelaw became a leader in bankruptcy and foreclosure defense in Lake County. Soon, people in Chicago and even Southeast Wisconsin sought out our help. We’ve enjoyed continued success and growth Lakelaw now is an interstate firm with locations in Waukegan, Kenosha, and Chicago. Lakelaw now celebrates its 15th anniversary.

Lakelaw recruits top lawyers from top law schools. Lakelaw offers the highest level of service in bankruptcy and mortgage foreclosure defense throughout Illinois. We appear in bankruptcy courts and state courts throughout Illinois. Our attorneys hold licenses in Illinois, Michigan, and Florida. We have national and international experience and recognition. Lakelaw’s main focus is in bankruptcy law for both individuals and businesses. We have achieved national recognition for our work in bankruptcy and in issues relating to mortgage foreclosure both in and out of bankruptcy.

To meet our clients’ needs, Lakelaw now represents people in a wide range of financial matters. Our practice includes estates, trusts, probate, civil litigation, contracts, asset protection, guardianships, elder law, consumer law, predatory loan and credit card defense, mortgage foreclosure defense, credit reporting issues, business organizations, real estate and a wide array of financial matters of interest to people and their businesses.

From our opening day, Lakelaw has treated clients with Care, Kindness, Courtesy, Respect, Professionalism, and Dedication. And we always will.