Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C.

Law Firm in Crystal Lake, IL

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Firm Overview

The firm was established in 1974 and has grown over the past 30 years to a full service law firm. The firm's objective is to provide the highest quality legal service to its clients in a timely, cost-effective and professional manner.
Main Office

Main Office
40 Brink Street
Crystal Lake  IL  60014

Phone
  • 815-459-8800
Fax
  • 815-459-8429
Auto Accident
Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. will represent your Auto Accident legal matters.
We have a wide range of experience in recovering damage in cases involving automobile accidents,
Business
You work hard for your business; shouldn't your attorney?
Every business starts with a dream. Standing right behind that dream is a good attorney.

At Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C., we are dedicated to serving the needs of business owners in a responsive and focused manner. We will guide you through the complex maze of laws and regulations governing today's business ventures. Our experienced business law attorneys provide expert assistance in matters of business succession, negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, employment, and environmental issues.

Go ahead, dream big. We have you covered.
Child Custody
Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. will represent your Child Custody legal matters.
Our areas of family law practice include Child Custody.
Commercial Real Estate
Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. will represent your Commercial Real Estate legal matters.
Its probably the single largest purchase of your life. Invite a lawyer.
Divorce
A lawyer who puts your family's needs first.
When divorce is inevitable, your relationship is ending, or parenting issues arise, having a dedicated attorney who knows your position inside and out can lead to a quicker and better resolution for all concerned.

The first step towards resolution is finding an attorney who will listen, help you identify your goals, explain your options, and design a plan to get you on the road to peace of mind. We are here for you during this difficult time.
Estate Planning
Comprehensive estate planning with a personal touch
The most selfless thing you can do for your family is to create an estate plan. Whether it's managing your assets, preparing a trust or will, or drafting a power of attorney, our solid team of experienced attorneys at Zanck, Coen, Wright, & Saladin, P.C. will assist you in determining the most beneficial course of action for you.

Our compassionate attorneys also provide representation for probate matters and estate administration. We understand the pain and difficulty of losing a loved one, which is why we work diligently to simplify and expedite the process. Even with a comprehensive estate plan in place, family members often have questions and concerns about certain aspects of finalizing an estate. Our attorneys are here to help in those situations, and will provide sound advice on any and all questions the surviving family members have.

If you currently have an estate plan, we would be happy to review it with you to ensure all of your needs are being met and that it complies with current laws and your own personal life changes. Call the law firm of Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. to schedule a consultation with one of our qualified estate planning attorneys.
Family
Our areas of family law practice:
-Post-Decree
-Child Support
-Child Custody
-Collaborative Divorce
-Paternity
-Civil Unions
-Adoption
Personal Injury
If you, or a family member, have suffered an injury, we can assist you in recovering your loss.
We have a wide range of experience in recovering damage in cases involving automobile accidents, workplace injuries and workers' compensation, product liability, and cases involving wrongful death.We understand that when you have been injured or your family has suffered a loss, the last thing you want to do is worry about the legal consequences. The attorneys at Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. have the expertise to handle your case properly and to put your mind at ease.
Probate
Our compassionate attorneys also provide representation for probate matters and estate administration.
We understand the pain and difficulty of losing a loved one, which is why we work diligently to simplify and expedite the process. Even with a comprehensive estate plan in place, family members often have questions and concerns about certain aspects of finalizing an estate. Our attorneys are here to help in those situations, and will provide sound advice on any and all questions the surviving family members have.
Real Estate
Having an experienced attorney in a real estate transaction is more than a good idea, it's a necessity for protecting your interests.
Real estate transactions in today's legal environment involve laws and regulations that are numerous and complex. A real estate lawyer can simplify the process and guide you through the transaction.

For nearly 40 years, the firm of Zanck, Coen, Wright and Saladin, P.C. has been helping people buy and sell all types of properties. We can help you, too. We will also provide guidance on zoning laws and local ordinances that may arise in connection with the transaction.
Wrongful Death
Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. will represent your Wrongful Death legal matters.
We understand that when you have been injured or your family has suffered a loss, the last thing you want to do is worry about the legal consequences. The attorneys at Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C. have the expertise to handle your case properly and to put your mind at ease.

Thomas C. Zanck

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Banking Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Zoning Law
-Personal Injury Law
-Trial Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1968, Illinois
-1975, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar and U.S. Supreme Court
-2000, Wisconsin

Law School Attended:
Georgetown University
Class of 1968
J.D.

University Attended:
Loras College
Class of 1965
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1944
Chicago, Illinois, March 6, 1944

Military:
Former member of the U.S. Marine Reserves

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County (President, 1981-1982) and Illinois State Bar Associations; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Illinois Defense Counsel.
Education
  • Georgetown University
    Juris Doctorate , 1968

Patrick D. Coen

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Corporation and Partnership Law
-Labor and Employment Law
-Probate
-Wills
-Trusts and Estates

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1976, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Law School Attended:
University of Illinois
Class of 1976
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Notre Dame
Class of 1973
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1951
Oak Park, Illinois, March 17, 1951

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County (President, 1989-1990) and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Education
  • University of Illinois
    Juris Doctorate , 1976

James L. Wright

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Author: "Environmental Regulation by Local Government after
Village of Carpentersville v. PCB", Ill. Bar Journal (Oct. 1991, Vol. 79, No. 10). Member, Board of Directors, Crystal Lake Public Library, 1990-1999; President, 1993-1998.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Environmental Law
-Employment Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1980, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
-1982, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar

Law School Attended:
University of Illinois
Class of 1980
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Illinois
Class of 1977
B.S.

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County (President, 1996), Illinois State (Member, Environmental Law Section Council, 1991-1994) and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.
Education
  • University of Illinois
    Juris Doctorate , 1980

Mark S. Saladin

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Business and Corporate
-Real Estate Law
-Zoning Law
-Local Government Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1983, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Law School Attended:
John Marshall Law School
Class of 1983
J.D.

University Attended:
U.S. Air Force Academy

Illinois Benedictine College
Class of 1980
B.A.
summa cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1958
Woodstock, Illinois, October 1, 1958

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Education
  • John Marshall Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

Tamara A. Marshall

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Divorce
-Trial Practice
-Collaborative Family Law
-Civil Litigation
-Family Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2002, Illinois
-2006, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar

Law School Attended:
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Class of 2002
J.D.
magna cum laude

University Attended:
University of California, San Diego
Class of 1989
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County, Lake County and Illinois State Bar Associations; Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County.
Education
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2002

Carolina A. Schottland

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Criminal Defense
-Traffic
-Family Law
-Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2002, Illinois

Law School Attended:
University of Illinois
Class of 2002
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Illinois
Class of 1999
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1977
Porto Alecre, Brazil, March 2, 1977

Languages:
Spanish and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
Education
  • University of Illinois
    Juris Doctorate , 2002

Heather Kroencke

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Family Law
-General Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2011, Illinois

Law School Attended:
Marquette University
Class of 2011
J.D.
Education
  • Marquette University
    Juris Doctorate , 2011

Jennifer L. Johnson

Attorney in Crystal Lake, IL

Areas of Law:
-Trial Practice
-Debt Collection
-Landlord-Tenant
-Probate And Guardianship
-Real Estate
-Construction Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2005, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Law School Attended:
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Class of 2005
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Marshall University
Class of 2002
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
McHenry County, Lake County and Illinois State;

Representative Transactions:
Faculty member for: National Business Institute; Sterling Education Services;
Education
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2005
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