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

We believe your attorney should not speak in legalese

Finding an attorney who 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.

We believe 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.

We believe your attorney should be realistic with you about costs and outcomes

Your 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, the 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 of 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 experience to bear in order to optimize our client care.

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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.


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

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

More information about our Chicago Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Our highly skilled and experienced team of Chicago contract litigation attorneys have the knowledge and determination to but your contract litigation matter in the best possible position to succeed. Whichever side of the contract you're on, we'll fight for your rights and a favorable solution to your matter.

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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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Office Address

155 N Wacker Dr STE 4250 Unit 30

Chicago, IL 60606

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I am personally committed to ensuring that each one of our clients receives the highest level of client service from our team.  Our mission is to provide excellent legal work in a cost-effective manner while maintaining open lines of communication between our clients and their attorneys.  Many of our clients are going through difficult times in their lives when they reach out to us.  They should feel comfortable leaning on the experience and knowledge of our attorneys as their counselors and advocates.  We are here to help!

- Attorney Kevin O'Flaherty, Owner

Further Reading from our Chicago Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Common Defenses to Breach of Contract in Chicago Contract Matters.

In this article, our Chicago commercial litigation lawyers explain the potential ways to cancel, negate, otherwise get out of a contract. While it's understood that parties are bound to a contract, there are special cases that would excuse a party from the terms of a contract.  the ways to potentially get out of a contract. When a contract is initially made it may seem that you may be bound to it.

These include material breach by the other party, anticipatory repudiation, duress, unconscionability, impracticability, undue influence, fraud, and mistakes and are often other considerations that are discussed in the article that can make a contract illegal or unenforceable.

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The Business Judgement for Corporate Officers in Chicago

In this article, our Chicago commercial litigation attorneys explain the Business Judgment Rule for corporate officer and director liability in Chicago.  and answer the questions:

  • What is the Business Judgment Rule?
  • How does the business judgment rule protect corporate officers and directors from liability to shareholders?”
  • What is a shareholder derivative lawsuit?
  • What is the standard of conduct for Illinois corporate officers?”, and
  • Is it possible to overcome the Business Judgment Rule?”

During shareholder derivative lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty, the Business Judgment Rule is an important defense to Chicago corporate officers, that provides a legal basis to dismiss such suits during the pleading stage and corporate officers and directors should familiarize themselves with this rule, its exceptions, and its application.

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