Mike Scheurich’s practice is focused on real estate litigation and taxation work, estate planning, probate and municipal law.
Jim Tuneberg’s practice is mainly focused on property assessment challenges, zoning and land development matters, real estate and adoptions.
Attorney Tuneberg’s diligence in challenging property assessments has resulted in significant savings to many personal, commercial and industrial property owners whose taxes have been reduced. There is no fee for this service if a reduction in property taxes is not achieved.
Jim Tuneberg’s practice also includes Real Estate Transactions and Estate Planning and Adoptions.
Ed Maher’s practice has been focused exclusively on litigation matters throughout his career. Attorney Maher has tried products liability, medical malpractice and other forms of more complex litigation to verdict. He has both defended and prosecuted such claims.
Attorney Maher is the Chairman of the Executive Committee for one of the first Superfund Sites prosecuted by the U.S. EPA following the enactment of CERCLA. He has tried a Superfund case to verdict and subsequently defended the judgment on appeal to the Seventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.. Attorney Maher routinely prosecutes declaratory judgment actions against his clients’ insurers as an adjunct to his defense of Superfund claims.
Adrian Crow’s practice is focused on family law matters. She is a member of the Winnebago County, Illinois State, Chicago and American Bar Associations. She is admitted to practice in Illinois.
Lori McGirk’s practice is focused on litigation in the area of insurance defense, municipal law, estate planning, adoptions, and real estate transactions. She practices throughout the various counties of northern Illinois and has briefed and argued cases at the Second District Appellate Court and the Supreme Court of Illinois. Attorney McGirk also serves as an arbitrator for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Illinois.
Jim Rodriguez came to us from the State’s Attorney’s Office. Attorney Rodriguez’ practice is focused on zoning, real estate transactions, litigation defense and prosecution, property tax assessment and abatement and municipal law.
Attorney Rodriguez was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. He resides in the area with his wife and three children.
Ann Dittmar’s practice is focused on general civil litigation with an emphasis in family law matters. As a former staff attorney to the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois for seven years and a private practice attorney for over twenty-six years, Attorney Dittmar offers strong legal advocacy, preparedness and compassion in successfully moving cases along to completion in a timely and efficient manner.
Attorney Dittmar serves on the arbitration panel in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and has served on the Board of Directors for the Winnebago County Bar Association. Attorney Dittmar has chaired the Federal Law Section, the Family Law Section, the Public Relations Committee and the Women’s Bar Association of the Winnebago County Bar Association. Attorney Dittmar serves as an officer on the Board Of Directors for the Rockford Rescue Mission for over eleven years and was a member of the Board of Directors of Family Counseling Services.
Attorney Dittmar has tried cases in the circuit court, the State appellate court, the Federal Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
John Lanpher’s practice is focused on corporate law, health care law and compliance and real estate. His corporate practice includes entity formation and maintenance, negotiation of vendor contracts, buy-sell agreements, sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leases, employment agreements, compensation and deferred compensation plans, and profit sharing plans, and real estate. He has also represented manufacturers in contract matters with the Department of Defense procurement agencies.
Attorney Lanpher’s services to the health care industry includes the creation and maintenance of medical business entities, joint ventures with national health care providers, fraud and abuse compliance programs, hospital contracts, medical directorship agreements, physician and allied health professional employment agreements, nurse practitioner collaboration agreements, medical staff bylaw matters, risk management issues and more.
Further, he represents commercial lenders in the loan approval process (review of LaserPro doc sets and creating attorney-prepared loan documents for larger loans), risk management, loss mitigation and more.