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Why

O'Flaherty Law of Lake in the Hills

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Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Cost-Effective

When we started our firm in the midst of the recession, we learned to survive in a lean environment and pass the savings on to our clients.  As the economy has improved, we have not changed our philosophy.  We are hungry to grow our client base, and so we have intentionally set our rates below what the market will bear.  Our mission is to make each client walk away feeling that they got more value than they paid for.  This is easier to do when we make our prices affordable.

Client-Focused

The secret to our success as a firm is incredibly simple: we build a personal relationship with each of our clients and treat them with the respect that they deserve.  We pride ourselves on our open lines of communication, frequent check-ins with our clients, and our accessibility.  We are here to help you in any way we can, often leveraging our network of resources to assist you with non-legal issues that you may be having.  We are your one-stop problem-solver and trusted adviser.  All attorneys say that they provide excellent client service, but, unlike other attorneys, we practice what we preach.  We make sure every client walks away happy . . . period.

Comprehensive

We are your community law firm.  Our business is built on long-term relationships with our clients.  Our clients have the luxury of building trust over time with one team of attorneys, rather than having to find a new attorney for each different type of matter that arises over the course of their lives.  No one attorney can be an expert at everything.  That is why we have worked hard to assemble a team of attorneys with extensive experience in different areas of expertise.  Our attorneys work together closely to bring our collective experience to bear on any issue that may arise for our clients.

Great at What We Do

Since our business comes entirely from referrals and community involvement, our reputation for quality legal work is our greatest asset . . . and it is extremely important to us.  Each of our attorneys is truly experienced in his or her practice areas, with the highest personal standards of excellence.  We are proud of our reputation in the community, and we did not achieve it by accident.  Our reputation for excellence comes from hard work, continuing education, and an above-and-beyond approach to our clients’ cases.

More information about our McHenry County Employment Attorneys:

Our McHenry County employment attorneys and McHenry County labor lawyers have the experience you need to put you in the best position to protect your interests whether you are an employer or employee. We are proud of our cost-effective rates and excellent communication and education of our clients.

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McHenry County Employment Attorneys

Please contact our friendly McHenry County Employment Attorneys at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.

O'Flaherty Law of Lake in the Hills

8411 Pyott Rd., Ste. 107

​Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

Please contact our friendly lawyers to Schedule a Consultation.
See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.
info@oflaherty-law.com

What to Expect From a Consultation

The purpose of a free 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. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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Further Reading from our McHenry County Employment Attorneys

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Illinois wage withholding penalties

In this article, our McHenry County employment lawyers explain the difference between employees and independent contractors in Illinois. We explain the factors courts weigh to determine whether an agent is an employee or an independent contractor, including the extent of the employer's control over the work, the employer's right to terminate the employee, how payment works, whether taxes are deducted from payment, the level of skill required for the work, and whether the employer furnishes the tools required to perform the work.

Read the full article by our McHenry County labor attorneys explaining the difference between employees and indpendent contractors.

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Illinois wage withholding penalties

In this article, our McHenry County employment lawyers explain the consequences of an employer withholding wages from a terminated employee.  When an employee's employment is terminated, the employer is required to pay the full amount due to the employee on the next scheduled payroll. If the employer fails to do so, the employer will be liable to the employee for the amount due, plus a penalty percentage that accrues over time and the employee's attorney fees.

Read the full article by our McHenry County labor attorneys explaining employer wage withholding.

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Employees' Rights to View Personnel Records

In this article, our McHenry County employment lawyers explain employees' rights to view personnel records. McHenry County employers are not required to maintain personnel records for their employees, but if they do, employees are entitled to obtain a copy as well as request to review the records twice a year. Employees may review these records for one year after termination.

Read the full article by our McHenry County employment attorneys explaining employees' rights to review their personnel records.

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