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By: Alan L. Stefaniak My client is a hard working and honest man. He’s Mexican-American and English is not his first language. In 1982 he and his wife bought a parcel of property in unincorporated Cook County with a small….

Finfer Nominated as an Emerging Lawyer

Jordan Finfer was nominated as an Emerging Lawyer for 2017 by Emerging Lawyer magazine. The distinction of Emerging Lawyer is earned by less than 2% of all lawyers licensed in Illinois. All Emerging Lawyers must be 40 years old or….

Julia Smolka to Head Local Chamber of Commerce

Julia Smolka has been appointed President of the Harwood Heights-Norridge Chamber of Commerce.  She has been active in the Chamber for about seven years. The Chamber seeks to improve communications and business environments for small and mediums size businesses in….

New Illinois Freedom to Work Act Bans Non-Competes for Low Wage Earners

Spurred in part by sandwich shop Jimmy John’s requirement that sandwich-makers and delivery drivers sign over-reaching non-compete agreements, the Act prohibits private sector employers from entering into non-compete restrictions with “low-wage employees” and renders such agreements “illegal and void.” The….

Eugene DiMonte Retires

Gene Di Monte has retired from the practice of law and the firm he founded over fifty years ago. Gene’s commitment to the firm and the growth from one attorney to twenty six is directly attributable to his efforts, guidance….

D&L Attorneys Speak to Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce

On August, 26, 2016, Margherita Albarello and Julia Smolka spoke to the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce regarding legal considerations for small businesses.  Their presentation included topics on debt management and employment law.


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