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O'Flaherty Law of Lake Forest

You’ll feel comfortable with the right attorney at our Lake Forest law firm, located in Lake County, near the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Our attorneys are dedicated to personalized service and support, so your voice is heard, and your rights are protected. We genuinely care about you at our office. From family law issues, traffic law, commercial real estate, litigation and divorce our lawyers near Chicago we are committed to help you and your family.

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O'Flaherty Law of Lake Forest

O'Flaherty Law of Lake Forest

Office Address

100 N. Field Dr., Ste. 350
Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Hours of Operation

9:00am - 6:00pm
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What to Expect From a Legal Consultation

The purpose of a consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us.

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Lake Forest, Illinois O'Flaherty Law

Court Locations in Lake Forest

Locations of the main courthouse in Lake Forest

There are many courthouses in Lake Forest, Illinois. We provide this information so that you can easily get directions to the court where your case is being heard.

The various courts in Lake Forest, IL hear matters of divorce law, family law, guardianship, traffic offenses, DUI and more. Your family attorney will be able to tell you at which court your case will be heard.

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court

Criminal court in Lake Forest, Illinois

This court deals with criminal law.


18 N. County Street
Waukegan, IL. 60085

We’ll Guide You Through: Your Lake Forest Attorneys

Located in the heart of Lake Forest, our law firm is a safe haven and advocate for those in need of legal help. Many of our attorneys have graduated from prestigious institutions such as Chicago-Kent College, ensuring top-notch legal experience. We understand each client’s individual situation and goals and offer a wide range of services to address every issue with care and precision. From family law to estate planning, we’ll make your path clear and your outcome good.

Full-Service Law Firm

Our Lake Forest, Illinois attorneys can handle many different types of cases, so you have one place to go for all your legal needs. Our practice areas include:

  • Family Law: Divorce to custody disputes we handle it with care.
  • Criminal Defense: We defend your rights and freedom with a comprehensive approach.
  • Estate Planning: Protect your legacy and loved ones for the future.
  • Business Law: Help your business succeed and grow.
  • Real Estate Law: Property transactions and disputes with expertise.

Individualized Representation

We believe in individualized representation, so each client’s specific needs and goals are the focus of our approach. Our process includes:

  • Listen to Your Story: We start by understanding your situation.
  • Customize Your Plan: We tailor our legal strategy to your objectives.
  • Open Communication: We keep you informed and involved throughout.

A Story of Empowerment: A Client’s Journey

To show you what this looks like let’s tell the story of Emily, a Lake Forest resident who was in a tough spot.

The Problem: Emily was in the middle of a tough divorce that was putting her and her children at risk. The emotional and legal aspects of her situation seemed impossible.

Our Solution: Recognizing the sensitivity of Emily’s divorce case, our Lake Forest attorneys offered more than just legal advice; we offered empathy, understanding, and a clear plan. The law offices of O'Flaherty Law are staffed with experienced Lake Forest lawyers who handle a wide range of legal issues, providing comprehensive support to clients like Emily. We focused on Emily’s priorities and created a strategy to protect her and her children.

The Result: Our approach and individualized service resulted in a good outcome for our client Emily so she could move forward with comfort and security. But more importantly, we gave her peace of mind during a chaotic time. Our firm worked hard to get Emily the protection she needed.

The Results:

  • Emily had the stability and security to start fresh.
  • We proved our individualized service and planning.
  • We solidified ourselves as Lake Forest attorneys who truly care about their clients.

Why Us: More Than Legal Experience

At O'Flaherty Law, our dedicated lawyers have been actively practicing law in the Chicagoland area, serving both Lake County and Cook County. With a robust foundation in litigation and a commitment to assisting families and businesses, we offer comprehensive legal services in various fields. Whether you're dealing with the complexities of real estate law, navigating the challenges of medical malpractice, addressing wrongful death claims, or seeking justice for nursing home abuse, our Lake Forest team is here to help. Our firm is also well-versed in handling estates and premises liability cases. Established with the goal to enrich the lives of our clients, we are ready to schedule consultations to meet your legal needs in a timely and effective manner.

Choosing the right lawyer in Lake Forest means finding someone who has a deep understanding of the legal landscape and values your story. Here’s why our clients choose us:

  • Local Knowledge: We are Lake Forest, Illinois based so we know the community and its legal landscape.
  • Client Focused: We put you and your goals first. That is the commitment we make to you our client.
  • Proactive: We don’t just react we anticipate and act.

Benefits of a Comprehensive Law Firm 

Our team of lawyers and paralegals have extensive experience handling the nuances of your legal matter but also consider how other areas of law might affect your case. We often consider angles that aren’t obvious to an attorney with experience in only one practice area. 

A Law Firm that Handles Simple and Complex Cases 

Some legal issues are quick, requiring fast efficient services. You want those knocked out fast with the most efficient cost possible. But, for more involved cases, we take the time to get it right and work hard to get our client the outcome they want. 

A Team That Collaborates on Your Case 

We’ve had many legal clients complain that their last firm just didn’t have the resources or understanding to manage their case. Our practice regularly communicates across the firm, getting input from several legal professionals without the additional cost. 

Our Skills and Services 

Our skills and experience span decades and many different practice areas. We truly want to provide a comprehensive legal solution for our community. When you’ve got a legal question, we want to be the first law firm you think of because you know you can trust us to have the answers or tell you the next best solution. 

Open Communication 

No one wants to be sitting in the dark, unsure of what’s going on with their case. Part of our core practice model is to regularly update our clients on the status of their case. 

Relationships Built on Trust and Communication 

Dealing with legal issues can be stressful. You don’t need added stress from an attorney that is slow to communicate and hasn’t given you a clear plan to resolve your case. Trust comes from knowing your attorney has your back and best interests in mind. 

Competitive Fees with Excellent Service 

We are not a free legal aid firm. We pride ourselves on offering top-tier service at a competitive local price. Legal solutions cost money but putting them off only leads to more headaches and financial problems.  

How To Reach Our Lake Forest Location:

From Libertyville, IL:

  • Start on W. Park Ave (IL-176) heading east towards I-94.
  • Merge onto I-94 E toward Chicago.
  • Take the IL-60/Townline Rd exit and turn left onto IL-60 E/Townline Rd.
  • Turn right onto N. Field Dr.; destination will be on the right.

From Highland Park, IL:

  • Begin on Central Ave heading west towards US-41.
  • Merge onto US-41 N toward Waukegan.
  • Exit at IL-60/Townline Rd and turn right onto IL-60 W/Townline Rd.
  • Turn left onto N. Field Dr.; destination will be on the right.

From Waukegan, IL:

  • Start on S. Sheridan Rd heading south towards IL-137/Buckley Rd.
  • Merge onto US-41 S towards Chicago.
  • Take the IL-60/Townline Rd exit and turn left onto IL-60 W/Townline Rd.
  • Turn left onto N. Field Dr.; destination will be on the right.