Michael R. Durkin

Michael R. Durkin received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 2004.  He is a 2007 graduate of the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2007.  He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.  He has been admitted to the State Bar of Illinois and the United States Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Michael is primarily engaged in the practice of municipal and civil litigation.  He has represented clients in various litigation matters, including insurance coverage disputes, personal injury, general construction, breach of contract, professional negligence, post-judgment collection proceedings, premises liability, civil rights law and mechanic's lien litigation. He also has experience in the area of family law and domestic relations including dissolution of marriage, parentage and related issues. Michael has consistently obtained successful outcomes for clients in these various areas by way of negotiation, mediation, dispositive motion and trial.

Michael is currently the Village Prosecutor for the several of the firm's municipal clients.  As a municipal prosecutor, Michael has experience in the enforcement of municipal ordinances, and housing and zoning codes.

Before joining the firm as an associate, Michael at the firm as a legal clerk beginning in 2004.