John M. Kennelly
John M. Kennelly represents individual and business clients in estate planning and probate matters and in commercial and residential real estate transactions including acquisition, financing, condominiums, mechanics liens and foreclosures as well as probate, general contract and tort litigation, family law, and collections.

Admitted to practice in the following courts:
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • Federal District Court
  • Federal Trial Bar
  • Federal Tax Court

Experienced in Trial and Appellate work before all Illinois and Federal Courts of general jurisdiction as well as Federal Bankruptcy Court, Arbitration panels and Administrative hearing boards.

Litigation experience includes contract, probate, family law, employment and tort litigation, commercial and residential foreclosures, collection litigation at both trial and appellate level.

Member of the following Panels and Organizations:
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Panel
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Ombudsman & Military Liaison, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

  • Emeritus Trinity High School Board of Directors
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award for Service and Civic Participation
  • ESGR Illinois Committee Award for Outstanding Service



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Oak Park, Illinois 60301
Office: (708) 848-1111


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