By using, you agree to these conditions of use.  If you do not agree, do not use this website.

By using this website, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in the website privacy policy.  We may change these conditions of use without notice, and your continued use signifies that you agree to be bound by any changes.

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Attorney Advertising:  For purposes of compliance with Illinois State Bar rules, our headquarters (bone fide office) is 1817 Church St., Evanston, Illinois 60201.  Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Some photos on this site are of actors and not of clients or our personnel.

Not Legal Advice

All content on this website, including text, images, Social Media (as it is defined in this website’s privacy policy), and any information obtained from our licensors or third-parties (collectively the “Content”) are for informational and educational purposes only.

None of the content on this website constitutes legal advice.  If you have legal concerns you should consult with a licensed legal professional.

This website does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship.  This means that you explicitly acknowledge that your use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and us and does not create any duty for any of us to follow up with you.

This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. You should not act upon this information without seeking advice from a lawyer licensed in your own state or country. Do not send us confidential information until you speak with one of our lawyers and receive our authorization to send that information to us. Providing information to us (via e-mail links on this website or otherwise) will not create an attorney-client relationship in the absence of an express agreement by us to create such a relationship, and will not prevent us from representing someone else in connection to the matter in question or a related matter.

Pro Bono Requests

E-mail solicitations for pro bono assistance are not accepted.

Permitted Use of Content

Unless otherwise expressly stated, we own the Content, and the Content is protected by United States’ and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions.

Subject to your compliance with these conditions of use, and provided that you do not modify, delete, or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, you may download one copy of the Content for your personal and non-commercial use.

Except as provided above, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, use, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute any of the Content, including any trademarks, names or logo, and you may not redeliver or present any of the pages, text, images or the Content using “framing” technology, nor systematically retrieve data, information, or the Content to create a collection, compilation, database, or directory.

All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Disclaimer of Liability & No Warranty


Your use of this website signifies that you assume the risk of accessing and using the information it provides.  We do not guarantee the information provided on this website and are not responsible for any errors or omissions in the information provided.

You agree that we are not responsible to you or others for any loss or damages that results from your use (or nonuse) of this website or linked third-party website, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, consequential, compensatory damage, incidental damage, lost profits or data, damages to your computer resulting from viruses, loss of or damage to other property, or claims of third parties, copying or display of this website or its contents, regardless of whether we have been advised or knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages or claims.

Your sole and exclusive remedy against us is to stop using this website.

Without limiting the preceding paragraphs, you expressly release us of any responsibility and/or liability relating to your use of this website, linked websites, or information contained in this website or linked websites, including any liability or responsibility pertaining to the use, administration, and the use and/or disclosure of your information in accordance with this website privacy policy.

Information You Provide

We have the right (but not the duty) to monitor your use of this website, including any information you provide.  Any information you send to us by email may be misdirected or intercepted by unintended recipients, and thus it may not constitute a confidential medium of communication. If you have confidentiality concerns, please consider using an alternative mode of communication and do not transmit any sensitive or confidential information to us via email.

If you elect to communicate with the us by email, you agree that email transmission is used for your convenience.  We do not warrant the confidentiality or security of any email transmission.

You are responsible for all information you send through this website.  This means that you agree not transmit information that is illegal, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, ethnically or racially offensive or discriminatory, profane, invades the privacy of another person, or any other information that violates any law or confidentiality agreement.  We may edit, delete, modify, or ban such information, and/or take necessary legal action.

Third-Party Websites

Through hypertext or other computer links, you may access third-party websites from this website.  Third-party websites are unrelated to, and not maintained by, us.

You agree that we have no responsibility for the content of such websites, regardless of whether your access is provided by us or another third-party, and does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of any third-party website.

You acknowledge we do not endorse the products or services of linked third-party websites, or the third-party website’s sponsoring organization.  Your sole and exclusive remedy for claims arising from any such third-party products or services is against the third-party provider, and not us.

We hereby grant third-party websites the limited right to link to this website.  This limited license does not grant the right to “framing” of the Content or grant any other activity that could create a misimpression or confusion among users with respect to sponsorship or affiliation.

Submissions of Information

Do not submit any ideas, suggestions, materials, concepts, or other information (collectively “Information”) to us relating to the website.  If you, nevertheless, send us any Information, it will become our property.   This means that we will have unrestricted use of it for any purpose (including commercial).  You will not be compensated, and we will not be liable to you or any other provider of the Information.

You agree: (1) to waive your rights in any Information, (2) to warrant that it is original to you, (3) that you have the right to submit it to us, and (4) that you have no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in any Information.

We do not have any obligation of confidence to any Information submitted, and we disclaim any liability for disclosure of any Information.

You further agree not to:

  • Transmit any Information that contains any viruses or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, intercept, or take any system, data, or personal information;
  • Impose an unreasonably large amount of Information on this website or otherwise interfere with or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying this website;
  • Transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited commercial communications;
  • Access, use, or copy any portion of the Content using automated mechanisms, such as bots, spiders, scrapers, web crawlers, or indexing agents; and/or
  • Impersonate another person, or allow any other person or entity to use your identification for interacting on our Social Media (as defined in the website privacy policy).

Indemnification for Use

You agree that you will indemnify us against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising out of any claims by a third-party relating to your use of this website.


We do not provide any assurance or warranty that: (1) access will always be available, (2) service will be uninterrupted, (3) its operation will be error-free, (4) defects will be corrected, or (5) the servers that operate the website are free from viruses or other harmful components.

You agree to assume the entire cost of all servicing, repair, or correction to your property arising from your use.

Privacy & Security

We use best efforts to comply with all applicable laws concerning privacy of online communications.  You, however, acknowledge that the Internet is neither more nor less secure than other communications media, including mail, facsimile, and telephone services, all of which can be intercepted and otherwise compromised.  Thus, as a matter of prudence, you should assume that all internet communications are unsecure.  For more details, read our website privacy policy.

Proprietary Rights

The Content on this website is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or by other proprietary rights and laws.  You agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, copy, distribute, reproduce, transmit, redistribute, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from the Content.  Your use of the Content for any purpose that is not expressly permitted in the privacy policy or these conditions of use is prohibited.

Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any of the Content is prohibited.

Applicable Law

The laws of the state of Illinois, without giving effect to its principles of conflicts of law, govern all adversarial proceedings arising out of these conditions of use.  If you take legal action relating to the privacy policy or these conditions of use or your interactions with or relationship us relating to this website, you agree to file such action only in the state and federal courts located in the State of Illinois.

You agree that: (1) if any provision of this agreement is held to be unenforceable, then that provision will be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable, unless that modification is not permitted by law, in which case that provision will be disregarded; (2) that if an unenforceable provision is modified or disregarded in accordance with this paragraph, then the rest of these conditions of use will remain in effect as written; and (3) that any unenforceable provision will remain as written in any circumstances other than those in which the provision is held to be unenforceable.

No waiver of any of the privacy policy or these conditions of use shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of us and no such waiver writing shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term or condition.

The privacy policy and these conditions of use constitute the entire agreement between you and us, relating to your use of this website.

Amendments & Modifications

We may change the privacy policies and/or these conditions of use or the Content at any time and without prior notice. If you use this website after any changes, you agree to be bound by the changes.

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