about our Firm

"Before I founded O’Flaherty Law in 2011, I had previously worked for five years at a small general practice firm, where I learned to practice nearly every area of law.  When I started my own practice, I based the practice on principles I had learned from my parents, who had owned and operated a very successful dental practice in Downers Grove for 30 years.

For as long as I could remember, my parents’ practice had the same team.  My parents also had loyal patients who would stay with them even after moving hours away from their practice.

There were several lessons about being in a service business that I learned from growing up watching my parents’ dental practice:

  1. Treat your staff well, and they will treat your clients well—this is essential to creating an organization that provides amazing service consistently on every level
  2. Make sure that every client understands that they are important to you on a personal level—every client walks away happy . . . no exceptions
  3. You can never rest on your laurels—don’t ever settle for anything less than being the absolute best at what you do and providing the highest quality of work to your clients.

In June, 2012 we moved to the corner of Main Street and the train tracks in downtown Downers Grove.  For someone who had grown up in town, this was a dream come true.   Now, nearly five years after embarking on this journey, we have a strong team of attorneys and support staff practicing nearly every area of law, and an enormous network of happy clients who have spread the word about our services.

At O'Flaherty Law, our mission and standard is to exceed expectations in every aspect of our practice, by providing personalized, efficient, quality legal services.By operating according to our mission, we hope to achieve the vision of enriching and elevating the lives of our clients through excellent problem solving and exceptional service.  

If we have achieved our goal of "wowing" you with our above-and-beyond service, the best compliment we can receive is the opportunity to serve your friends and family.  We are your community law firm.

I am excited to be helping more people every year, and to continue to spread the values that I learned from my parents’ dental practice: “treat your employees and clients well, be good at what you do, and you will be happy in your work.”  

- Kevin O'Flaherty

About Our Firm

What to look for in your attorney

Your attorney should not speak in legalese.

Finding an attorney that is a “real person” can be difficult.  Many attorneys surround themselves almost exclusively with other attorneys and are accustomed to speaking in ivory tower legalese.  You should be able to connect with your attorney on a personal level, and he or she should speak to you in plain language that you can understand.  You will be working very closely with this person on issues that are very important to you.  It is important that he or she be down-to-Earth and someone that you connect with.

Your attorney should be accessible.

The most common complaint that clients have of their attorneys is that the attorney is unreachable, does not communicate with them regularly, or does not promptly return your calls.  Your attorney should reach out to you about your case regularly and respond within 24 hours to calls and e-mails.  An open line of communication between you and your attorney is essential to building trust.

Your attorney should be realistic with you about costs and outcomes.

our attorney’s goal should not be to win at all costs.  Rather, it should be to achieve a favorable outcome for you as efficiently as possible.  It is important that your attorney set realistic expectations at the outset as to the costs you should expect, concerns that the attorney has about the outcome of your case, and the length of time that you should expect your case to take.

Regardless of the nature your case, we have an experienced attorney who will focus on your individual needs. Our team of attorneys works closely together, bringing each of their different fields of expertise to bear in order to optimize our client care.

With convenient offices in Downers Grove, Naperville, Chicago, Elmhurst, Tinley Park, Lake in the Hills, Wheaton, Peoria and Saint Charles, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa. Our attorneys offer a comprehensive suite of legal services including family law, probate, estate planning, civil litigation, guardianship, and corporate & contract law.

Legal Services

Family Law & Divorce

Our family law and divorce teams are happy to assist you with any family law issues you may be experiencing, including divorce, child custody, child support, visitation rights, maintenance awards, and adoption.

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Estate Planning

Our friendly estate planning attorneys will educate you on your options and work together to execute a plan.

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Probate & Estate Administration

With affordable fees, client-focused service, and experienced legal work, we will ensure that your family's probate or trust administration is speedy, smooth, and efficient. If you are the trustee or executor of a loved one's estate, our probate attorneys will guide you through the responsibilities of administering the estate. If probate is necessary, we will do the heavy lifting for you so that your focus can be on your family, and not on paperwork.

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Our trained litigators have extensive experience in federal disputes involving fraud, defamation, negligence, commercial litigation, breach of contract, disputes between business partners, employment disputes, landlord/tenant disputes and evictions, construction law, and homeowners association disputes.

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Business, Corporate & Contract Law

Our business attorneys have what it takes to help your business succeed. The cost-effective fees and a committed, experienced team of corporate representation lawyers make us an excellent and efficient choice for your business.

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Real Estate Law

We communicate with you, your realtor, and your lender at every stage of the transaction and ensure your real estate matter goes as smoothly as possible.

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Bankruptcy & Debt Resolution

Our bankruptcy attorneys will help you start fresh through debt negotiation, Chapter 7, Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Our debt resolution attorneys make the process efficient and expedient so you can move forward in your life.

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Our immigration attorneys have the skill and experience necessary to pursue every avenue under the law and ensure that you and your family can become naturalized citizens or remain in the United States.

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DUI, Criminal & Traffic Defense

Our skilled criminal attorneys work hard to have your charges dropped or reduced to get you your liberty and life back.

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Guardianship Law

Our guardianship attorneys offer expert-level experience for our contested and uncontested guardianship clients.

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See why we are trusted

Kevin's firm handled setting up my will and trust recently. They took something that seemed intimidating and made it easy to understand. I've also referred a couple clients to Kevin - he's trustworthy, approachable and very fairly priced.

Christi M.

"I've used Kevin and his firm's services since 2011. He gave undivided attention to my cases, advised me on different options and..."


"Kevin was extremely professional, responsive and knowledgeable when I came to him for help. I would definitely recommend O'Flaherty Law!"

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"Great set of articles. I was divorced in 2014 with one child and would have certainly considered you had I seen these types of articles then."


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O'Flaherty Law of Cedar Rapids
(319) 259-6710

616 4th Ave. SE, Ste. 108

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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O'Flaherty Law of Champaign
(217) 803-8679

2506 Galen Dr., Ste. 108A

Champaign, IL 61821

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O'Flaherty Law of Downers Grove
(630) 324-6666

5002 Main St, Ste. 201

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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O'Flaherty Law of Naperville
(331) 330-7466

1515 Legacy Cir., Ste. 1A

Naperville, IL 60563

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O'Flaherty Law of Elmhurst
(331) 253-4060

​110 E. Schiller St., Ste. 200B

​Elmhurst, IL 60126

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O'Flaherty Law of Elmhurst
(331) 253-4060
110 E. Schiller St., Ste. 200B
O'Flaherty Law of Lake in the Hills
(847) 231-2102

8411 Pyott Rd., Ste. 107

​Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

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O'Flaherty Law of Tinley Park
(708) 894-3030

​16557 Oak Park Ave., Ste. B

Tinley Park, IL 60477

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O'Flaherty Law of Tinley Park
(708) 894-3030
​16557 Oak Park Ave., Ste. B
O'Flaherty Law of Chicago
(312) 736-1384

1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A

Chicago, Illinois 60642

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O'Flaherty Law of Chicago
(312) 736-1384
1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A
O'Flaherty Law of Wheaton
(630) 384-0100

1275 E. Butterfield Rd, Ste 109A

Wheaton, IL 60189

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O'Flaherty Law of St. Charles
(331) 254-3033

1121 E. Main St., Ste. 124B

St. Charles, IL 60174

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O'Flaherty Law of Rockford
(815) 883-6310

6785 Weaver Rd., Unit 2B

Rockford, IL 61114

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O'Flaherty Law of Davenport
(563) 503-6910

201 W. 2nd St., Ste. 400A

Davenport, IA 52801

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O'Flaherty Law of Peoria
(309) 512-0066

4600 N. Brandywine Dr., Ste. 200A

Peoria, IL 61614

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O'Flaherty Law of Peoria
(309) 512-0066
4600 N. Brandywine Dr., Ste. 200A
O'Flaherty Law of Schaumburg
‪(847) 220-8191

200 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 231A

Schaumburg, IL 60195

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O'Flaherty Law of Springfield
(217) 280-8275

901 S. 2nd St., Ste. 102

Springfield, IL 62704

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O'Flaherty Law of Des Moines
(515) 207-2006

2716 Grand Ave., Ste. 2

Des Moines, IA 50312

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