855 East Palatine Road, Suite 220
Palatine IL 60074
eaving the farmlands of Central Illinois, Duane
graduated in 1973 from Southern Illinois University with Bachelor of
Science Degrees in both Accounting and Finance. After a few years of
practice as a Certified Public Accountant, Duane was awarded the Juris
Doctor degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago Kent
College of Law. Duane is licensed to practice law in the State of
Illinois, United States District Court Northern District of Illinois,
and the United States Supreme Court.
received the coveted American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Procedure
while in law school, Duane pursued his interests in the field of
forensic accounting and investigative techniques, surveillance, and
security. Duanes years of experience as a Licensed Private Detective
has proven to be a very valuable asset and often called upon and
applied to resolve current client matters.
of his accounting and legal background and sensitivity toward the
vulnerable and unprotected, Duane was often appointed Guardian ad litem by the Cook County Probate Judges to represent minor children, the elderly, and disabled persons.
his law firm in Chicago and Palatine, Illinois, Duane represents
clients in small businesses, probate, trusts and estate matters, and in
family law where he litigates diverse and sophisticated property and
family law issues at the trial and appellate levels.
The firm primarily represents clients in Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County, Kane County and McHenry County.
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