SAM LAW OFFICE LLC

SAM LAW OFFICE LLC

Experienced, Top Rated, Proven Success. Divorce and Personal Injury Attorneys. Your case is our number one priority and we work hard to get you the results you deserve. Contact us to learn more about what our firm can do for you.

Firm Overview

We are in your neighborhood and we file divorces in Lake, McHenry and Du Page Counties, We also handle other family law matters such as post-decree modification and enforcement; child support and child custody. Ending a marriage can be traumatic and we make every effort to understand your concerns while providing you with the guidance that you need to prevail in your case. Whether your your issues are financial or centered around your children. We can help!

Main Office

Main Office
3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 325
Rolling Meadows IL 60008

Phone

(847) 255-9925

Fax

(847) 348-9454

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Free intital 30 minute consultation

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

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Hourly Rates

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Free Initial Consultation?

Free intital 30 minute consultation

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

varies

Hourly Rates

varies

Free Initial Consultation?

Free intital 30 minute consultation

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

varies

Hourly Rates

varies

Office Information

Office Hours

M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Larry Narum

Languages Spoken

English

Office Hours

M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Larry Narum

Languages Spoken

English

Office Hours

M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Larry Narum

Languages Spoken

English

Susan A Marks

SAM LAW OFFICE LLC

Susan A. Marks is dedicated to providing clients with experienced, technically advanced and sensitive representation in divorce, child custody, child support matters, personal injury, medical negligence, car accident and wrongful death claims. Always kind, her soft-spoken approach is a source of comfort for victims of negligent conduct and tumultuous family relations.

Ms. Marks has helped hundreds of clients find their way through the trauma of divorce, child support and child custody issues. She helps her clients realize that they can survive, emerge stronger and be victorious in the face of adverse issues and irrational spouses. Every family law client has unique needs and issues. Ms. Marks works with her clients to help them determine their financial needs before, during and after the preceding. Her frank approach of telling clients what she can and cannot achieve in these cases helps her clients understand the reality of families and the law.

Sometimes the only justice for a client who has been injured by a medical professional, an automobile or truck driver, or poorly kept premises is litigation against the wrongdoer. Clients come to Ms. Marks who have been seriously injured at the hands of a negligent or careless person. Their surviving family members contact Ms. Marks to understand why a loved one was suddenly fine and then gone. Every client has their own unique problems and questions as a result of their accident or injury. Ms. Marks meticulously reviews the medical records and the other facts of the case and brings the victim’s story alive to the judge and the jury so that they can get the compensation they deserve.

Ms. Marks has conducted numerous bench and jury trials. She is a member of the Federal Trial Bar, the American Association of Justice, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association and Northwest Suburban Bar Association. Whether your issue requires a full blown jury trial, expert witnesses or a simple hearing, Ms. Marks fights hard for her clients. Sometimes a client does not want a fight, but rather wants to resolve the matter peacefully. Ms. Marks encourages swift and efficient resolution of issues by agreement, especially where children are involved. But if you need someone who will go to the mat for you when you need it, Ms. Marks is the attorney for you.

Ms. Marks brings a wealth of experience from diverse fields. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. Upon graduation, she became a nursing home administrator. Ms. Marks then moved on to manage a network of over 120 orthopedic physicians as executive director of Midwest Orthopedic Network, LLC. Ms. Marks has held various executive positions and has worked for some of the largest hospitals, physician groups and health plans in the area. Before founding SAM LAW, OFFICE, LLC, Ms. Marks worked at CCH Incorporated as an editor where she analyzed the health law areas of Medicare, HIPPA, OIG, false claims/qui tam, antitrust and stark provisions.

In addition to her passion for the law, Ms. Marks has volunteered at area domestic violence shelters and is an active member of numerous legal industry groups.
Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2004
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2011

Education

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
J.D.
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
B. S.
Major: Health Care Administration

Published Works

Illinois Governor Signs Pledge Against Texting While Driving , January, 2013
More women in US suffering from pregnancy-related complicationsM , April, 2013

Representative Cases

SAHAGAN v AVEN MD, LOREN MD (LAW DIVISION 2008)
BORNMISZA v WILLIAMS (2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships

Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Member, November 1, 2004 Present
Chicago Bar Association, Member, January 1, 2011 Present
American Association for Justice, Member, November 1, 2004 Present
Illinois Trial Lawyer Association, Member, November 1, 2004 Present
Federal Trial Bar, Member, June 1, 2012 Present

Past Employment Positions

Midwest Orthopedic Network, Executive Director, May 1, 1996 September 1, 2001
Aetna Health Plans, Contracts, June 1, 1993 June 1, 1996

Pro Bono Activities

Court Facilitator, November 1, 2004 Present
Pro Se Desk, November 1, 2004 Present
Turning Point, November 1, 2004 January 1, 2006

Brandon M. Djonlich

SAM LAW OFFICE LLC


Brandon M. Djonlich
Associate

Brandon M. Djonlich offers clients compassionate and attentive legal guidance for a variety of issues, including personal injury, auto accidents, nursing home abuse, divorce, allocation of parental responsibilities (also referred to as child custody), and wrongful death cases. His strong drive and attention to detail are evident in how he represents each one of his clients.

Mr. Djonlich knows that no reasonable family or individual wants to be involved in a long, drawn-out legal battle, and he uses his skills to help clients seek justice and move on with their lives in an efficient way. A quick learner, Mr. Djonlich listens sincerely to his clients and works to understand their true goals and needs right from the beginning. He examines all legal options and conducts thorough research when preparing for a case.

As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Djonlich’s knowledge of financial issues and how they impact his clients brings a valuable perspective to his cases. With experience in internal and external auditing procedures, Mr. Djonlich can assist clients with highly complex financial matters, and help determine what amount of compensation is appropriate to pursue for their unique situation.

He completed his undergraduate studies at Northern Illinois University with a major in Accountancy and a Minor in Political Science. Upon graduation, he began a career in banking before going to law school. Prior to joining SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC in 2015, Mr. Djonlich served as a law clerk for the Honorable Arnette Hubbard – Cook County Law Division, where he developed a strong foundational knowledge of the workings of the Illinois court system.

Mr. Djonlich is also a board member for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation and active in the legal community. In addition, Mr. Djonlich volunteers as a Divorce Court Facilitator and at the Pro Bono Desk, assisting those who do not have attorneys, at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.
Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2015

Education

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
B. S., Summa Cum Laude and University Honors
Major: Accountancy
Minor: Political Science

Licenses & Certificates

Certified Public Accountant, 2015

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