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Ares G. Dalianisis a Partner with Franczek P.C., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in property tax law and education law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). Mr. Dalianis earned his B.A. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Daniel A. Edelman is Principal of the firm Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC. Since the end of 1985, he has been in private practice in downtown Chicago. Virtually all of his practice involves litigation on behalf of consumers, including individual and class actions under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Truth in Lending Act and debt collection defense. Mr. Edelman argued for the consumer in Heintz v. Jenkins, 514 U.S. 291, 131 L.Ed.2d 395, 115 S.Ct. 1489 (1995), establishing FDCPA coverage of attorneys. Mr. Edelman is the author or coauthor of numerous books and publications on class actions and consumer protection law, including CONSUMER CLASS ACTION MANUAL (NCLC, 2d – 5th editions) (coauthor) and chapters in OHIO CONSUMER LAW and IICLE®’s REAL ESTATE LITIGATION (2021) and CAUSES OF ACTION: CONSUMER ACTIONS (2020), as well as articles for the Loyola Consumer Law Reporter and the Chicago Bar Association. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Mark C. Goldenberg is a Founder and Managing Partner of Goldenberg Heller Antognoli, P.C., in Edwardsville, where he focuses his practice on business and commercial law, real estate, trusts and estate planning, class actions, and mesothelioma. He is a member of the Illinois State, Madison County (Past Treasurer), and Tri-City (Past President, Vice-President, and Treasurer) Bar Associations. Mr. Goldenberg is also a member of the Illinois Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Alton Branch NAACP (Lifetime Member). He earned his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Tara L. Goodwin is a Member of Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC, in Chicago, and concentrates her practice in consumer law and litigation. Ms. Goodwin is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Advocates. She received her J.D. with high honors and Order of the Coif from Chicago-Kent College of Law and her B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago.
LaVon M. Johns is a Partner with Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., in Chicago, where she concentrates her practice in commercial real estate and finance. Ms. Johns is a member of the ACMA, a member of the Board of Directors of IICLE®, and an adjunct law professor at Northwestern Pritzker University School of Law. Ms. Johns earned her B.A. from Creighton University and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.
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Samuel H. Levine is an attorney practicing in Chicago with a focus on construction and real estate litigation. He is a member of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and the Illinois State Bar Association (Construction; Commercial, Banking, Collections and Bankruptcy; and Real Estate Section Councils); a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers; an Illinois Super Lawyer (Construction Litigation); an Illinois Leading Lawyer (Creditors’ Rights/Commercial Collections Law and Real Estate); and a frequent lecturer in the areas of mechanics liens, construction law, real estate litigation, and loan and collateral enforcement. Mr. Levine received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Mitchell A. Lieberman is a Partner with Noonan & Lieberman PLLC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in consumer financial services, bankruptcy, residential and non-residential mortgage lending and servicing, depository institutions, real estate litigation, and business entities and commercial transactions. Mr. Lieberman has been rated AV Preeminent for over 20 years. He is a member of the Chicago, Illinois State, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Lieberman earned his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from DePaul University.
Scott R. Metcalf is a Partner with Franczek P.C., in Chicago, where he focuses his practice on education law and real estate taxation. He is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations. Mr. Metcalf earned his B.A. from Augustana College, his M.A. from Loyola University Chicago, and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
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Hal R. Morris is a Partner with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, in Chicago, where he concentrates focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and municipal real estate, class action litigation and appellate law. He is an adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent School of Law, an instructor at the University of Chicago School of Law, teaching legal ethics, and a member of the Board of Directors for IICLE®. Mr. Morris earned his B.A. from the University of Chicago, his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, and his J.D. with highest honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
James V. Noonan is a Partner with Noonan & Lieberman, Ltd., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in creditor’s rights, real estate, and commercial litigation. He was a board member of the American Legal and Financial Network (2009 – 2015), a panel member of the Law Ed series on Federal Court foreclosure practice, and the author of REAL ESTATE LITIGATION(IICLE®, 2021). Mr. Noonan received his B.A. from Marquette University and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Daniel I. Schlade is the Founder of the Law Office of Daniel I. Schlade, in Chicago, where he focuses on real estate and commercial litigation, which includes contested mortgage foreclosures, mortgage and loan workouts, mechanics liens foreclosures and construction disputes, title disputes, latent defect and warranty disputes, broker and appraiser liability, condominium disputes, and eviction actions. Mr. Schlade received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.
Clifford J. Shapiro is a Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP in Chicago, where he is Chair of the Construction Law Practice Group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, Past President of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys, and an active member of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry. He is an inaugural member of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, is ranked as a “Band 1” Top Construction Attorney by Chambers USA, and is also listed as a top construction lawyer by Leading Lawyers and Illinois Super Lawyers. Mr. Shapiro received his B.A. magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. with high honors, Order of the Coif, from George Washington University Law School, where he was a member of the law review.
Jordan I. Shifrin is the Retired Principal of Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, in Mundelein. Not only did Mr. Shifrin start Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, he established the firm’s core values of simplicity, responsiveness, kindness, efficiency, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is among the industry’s best known and most highly respected Common Interest Community Association (condominium, townhome, homeowner, master) law attorneys. Over the years, he has counseled thousands of associations and mentored dozens of attorneys, including several who practice at KSN today. Mr. Shifrin is among the most widely published attorneys in his field, with numerous articles, newspaper columns, and two books to his credit. Additionally, he is a fellow of the CAI (Community Associations Institute) College of Community Association Attorneys, a charter member of Leading Lawyers, and a charter member of Super Lawyers (Illinois, named on the Super Lawyers list for over 10 consecutive years). Mr. Shifrin is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the National Association of Housing Cooperatives and the Illinois State Bar Association, and has served as president of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Chapter of the Community Associations Institute. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Illinois — Chicago and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
Diane J. Silverberg is a Principal with Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, in Chicago, where she concentrates her practice in litigation. Ms. Silverberg is an Illinois Super Lawyer (2007, 2009 – 2021), an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Real Estate Law: Associations and Condominiums (2015 – 2020), and has been rated by Martindale Hubbell with an AV Judicial Rating and AV Peer Rating. She earned her B.A. with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Eric L. Singer is a Partner at Ice Miller LLP in the DuPage County office in Lisle, where he concentrates his practice in construction law and litigation. He is a member of the American, Illinois State, and DuPage County Bar Associations; the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry; and the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys. He is also a Professional Affiliate Member of the American Institute of Architects Chicago and AIA Northeast Illinois. Mr. Singer received his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Jenée M. Straub is currently living in Katy, Texas. She previously practiced at Ice Miller LLP in Chicago. Ms. Straub received her B.A. from Bradley University and her J.D. cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law.
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