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Finding the right lawyer to handle your case can be a very difficult process. There are a lot of factors to consider, including the lawyer’s reputation, experience, demonstrated results, and whether you feel comfortable trusting the lawyer with handling your case. Foote Chavez Law LLC lawyers have spent decades helping people through difficult and heart-wrenching cases. Many cases involve highly emotional, life-changing, unexpected, or tragic events. Foote Chavez Law LLC personalized approach helps our clients navigate the turbulence and obtain the justice they deserve. Our Client-Focused law practice means every client and every case is important to us.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Employment Law

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Violations
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Equal Pay
  • Biometric Data
  • Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program
  • Employee Misclassification
  • Law Enforcement and Organized Labor
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Whistleblowers’ Rights

Personal Injury 

  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Prescription Drug and Medical Device Cases
  • Asbestos and Mesothelioma
  • Premises Liability
  • Defective Products
  • Serious and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice and Hospital Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

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Attorney Kathleen C. Chavez

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Federal Claims Court

Education:

  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor – 1998
  • Northern Illinois University, Illinois
    • B.S. – 1995
    • Major: Finance

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), Mediator and Employment Panel Arbitrator

Attorney Robert M. Foote

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1979
  • Wisconsin, 1986

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Juris Doctor – 1979
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude – 1976

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Kane County Bar Association, Past Director
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Manager
  • In Re Text Messaging Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1997, No. 08-CV-7082 (N.D. Ill.), Steering Committee
  • In Re Managed Care Litigation, MDL No. 1334, Case No. 04-CV-21589 (M.D. Fla.), Steering Committee
  • In Re Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1663, Civ. No. 04-518(FSH) (D.N.J.), Court-Appointed Executive Committee

Attorney Craig S. Mielke

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Education:

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. – 1980
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
    • B.S. – 1977

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Member

Attorney Timothy D. O’Neil

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1991

Education:

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • J.D. – 1985
  • St. Norbert College
    • B.A. – 1978

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Illinois Institute for Local Government Law, Member
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Merit Commission, Special Prosecutor

Attorney Elizabeth C. Chavez

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Education:

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • B.A.
  • The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke University School of Law (2021)
    • Advanced Certification in Mass Tort and Multidistrict Litigation

Attorney Bret Pufahl

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Attorney Nick Karayannis

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois 

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association 

Attorney Peter L. Currie

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois 

Education:

  • Washington University School of Law
    • 2003

 

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