MJK Legal Group, LLC

MJK Legal Group, LLC

Firm Overview

90% of MJK Legal Groups' practice is devoted to helping homeowners facing mortgage difficulties. If a homeowner needs assistance negotiating with their mortgage company or is facing foreclosure, MJK Legal Group will educate and defend their rights to attempt to obtain the best possible outcome for their clients.

Main Office

22 W. Washington Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602


(877) 584-6750


(630) 560-4471


Free Initial Consultation?

MJK Legal Group offers a free in office or in home consultation that lasts between one and two hours.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

MJK Legal Group has affordable monthly payment plans.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Other Offices

Schaumburg Office (by appointment only)
1821 Walden Office Square
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Park Ridge Office (by appointment only)
350 S. Northwest Highway
Suite 300
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Warrensville Office (by appointment only)
Cornerstone @ Cantera 4320 Winfield Road
Suite 200
Warrenville, IL 60555

Northbrook Office (by appointment only)
One Northbrook Place
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Oak Brook Office (by appointment only)
One Lincoln Center 18W140 Butterfield Road 15th Floor
Oak Brook, IL 60181

St Charles Office (by appointment only)
100 Illinois Street Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174


We specialize in Foreclosure Defense, Negotiating with banks for Loan Modifications, Short Sales and Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure.

It is important when choosing a law firm, to find out what their specialty is. if you needed brain surgery, you would not choose a doctor that specializes in knee transplants. MJK Legal Group is the premier foreclosure defense law firm in Illinois.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Because foreclosure defense cases are intricate and involved it is very difficult to advise clients on just one piece of a case. MJK Legal must have ownership of a case to lend legal advice.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

MJK Legal Group has a streamlined structure that is cost effective for the client.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

As often as possible.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes, MJK Legal Group has a pro bono program.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

MJK Legal Group distinguishes itself from other firms by constantly education our staff and our clients in this forever changing foreclosure landscape.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

MJK Legal Group regularly speaks at Foreclosure Prevention Workshops and educates the public about the foreclosure crisis and their rights.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?


Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Foreclosure defense is extremely complex and technical, and includes securities and procedural law. MJK Legal will not coach clients that are trying to represent themselves.

Michael J. Kartsounis

MJK Legal Group, LLC

Michael Kartounis is past prosecutor and aggressive litigator. Mr. Kourtounis saw a huge need by homeowners for help with their mortgages and homes. MJK Legal Group was established in 2011 to service that need.

MJK Legal Group has a streamlined structure that is cost effective for the client.


Bar Number:
Illinois, 2001

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