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JEFFREY K. GUTMAN

Mr. Gutman have extensive experience representing clients buyers, sellers and owners of real estate matters including representation in connection with the purchase and sale of residential and at residential properties, filing and defense  eviction actions, representation in litigation  real estate disputes to determine rights of owners and partners, organizing legal entities to hold real estate and other business property.

Mr. Gutman is a very experienced trial attorney and has tried hundreds of cases, including one case through 56 trial days.  In addition to his law degree, Mr. Gutman has an L.L.M. in Tax. He has been in private practice for approximately 20 years.

Education & Licensure

J.D.      1985                                       Chicago Kent College of Law

L.L.M (Taxation) 1986                       Chicago Kent College of Law

Bar Admission

Federal

  • U.S. Supreme Court,
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Cir.),
  • U.S. District Court (N.D. IL),

States

• Illinois Supreme Court

ROBERT J. TOOTELIAN JR.

Mr. Tootelian is an attorney, CPA and Illinois Licensed Public Accountant who has served both public and private companies as an attorney, as well as a CPA.   He devotes approximately half of his time to civil litigation and the remainder to non-litigation matters.  He has represented clients in Illinois state and appellate courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Tax Court.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.   He is also admitted to practice law in Georgia to serve clients in Atlanta and Savannah. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Tootelian was employed as a corporate controller.  He has been in private practice, as an attorney for 20 years.

Education & Licensure

J.D.                                                  John Marshall Law School

Licensed Public Accountant       Illinois Dept Professional Regulation

C.P.A.                                              University of Illinois

B.S. Ed., Economics                    Northwestern University

Bar Admission                       

Federal

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Cir.), 2000
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1998
  • U.S. District Court (N.D. IL), 1998

States

  • Georgia, 2012
  • Illinois Supreme Court, 1998