Piercey & Associates, Ltd.

Piercey & Associates, Ltd.


Firm Overview

The Affiliates Law Group offers practical, forward-thinking legal guidance to individuals and businesses in Illinois. Our attorneys and support staff consistently achieve a high standard of legal advocacy and are committed to providing exemplary legal representation with a strong emphasis on client communication. In fact, we use the latest cutting-edge technology to continuously educate ourselves about changes in the law and to keep our clients informed about the status of their legal matters.

Our firm understands the personal significance of property transactions, business formation and estate planning. We take pride in our ability to guide you through these major life events. Our attorneys help you make the right choices to better position yourself for the realization of your personal and professional goals. We will work directly with you to develop a strategy that will best help you to achieve your particular objectives.

We proudly represent clients throughout the state of Illinois including the greater Chicago metropolitan region as well as Cook, Lake, Kane, McHenry, DuPage, Will, Kendall, Boone and Winnebago counties.


We take a long-term view of our relationships with our clients. Our interest in your success does not stop when your primary legal concern is resolved. We always look toward the future, offering suggestions for your next steps. Our firm's lawyers become your trusted advisors who continue to serve you long after the successful conclusion of your initial legal matter. We strive to become your law firm for life.

Main Office

Piercey & Associates, Ltd.
1525 S. Grove Ave., Ste. 204
Barrington IL 60010


(224) 633-1976

Real Estate

The Affiliates Law Group provides legal support on a wide variety of issues related to real estate law.

Property dealings are among the most significant transactions in one's life, and we offer specialized services tailored to each client's individuals needs - from large commercial projects to individual residential transactions.

Our firm provides assistance in all matters related to residential and commercial purchases and sales, landlord-tenant disputes, land use matters, boundary and easement issues, broker matters, leases or licenses and the administrative processes linked to these transactions. Additionally, our attorneys are well-versed in the trends in mortgage lending and offer comprehensive counsel and advice regarding how to successfully navigate the mortgage process.

Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to providing practical, effective solutions for our clients' real estate needs. When disputes do arise, our seasoned litigation staff makes every effort to resolve issues through amicable settlement. If settlement is not practical, we will not hesitate to zealously advocate on behalf of our clients' interests in a court of law.

We have built a strong client base with hard work, top-notch service and client-focused solutions. We have extensive experience with the residential and commercial real estate markets and understand how to navigate the complex regulatory and legal proceedings that are associated with real estate conveyances.

Michael J. Murphy

Piercey & Associates, Ltd.

Founding Member

Practice Areas:
-Real estate
-Business development
-Estate planning

Mr. Murphy frequently serves as co-counsel for clients on a wide variety of legal matters. Please contact our office regarding any other type of issue and he will refer you to one of his many trusted colleagues.

Illinois, 2000

Law School:
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D., 2000
DePaul University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1997
College of DuPage, A.A., magna cum laude, 1995

Illinois State Bar Association

Certified Relocation Professional (CRP)

Michael J. Murphy was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2000. Since that time he has concentrated his practice primarily in transactional matters involving residential and commercial real estate, estate planning (wills, trusts and estates), and business development, including entity selection and formation. Mr. Murphy majored in International Studies at DePaul University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in 1997. Following DePaul he studied law at IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor (JD) degree in 2000. He achieved the distinction of Certified Relocation Professional in 2005.

Mr. Murphy is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Employee Relocation Council and the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce. He strongly believes in continuing legal education and regularly attends accredited programs on current legal trends. In addition, Mr. Murphy frequently presents seminars on legal topics related to his areas of concentration.


Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Juris Doctorate, 2000