Thomas M. Bastian
Thomas M. Bastian received his Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University in 1975. He is a 1984 graduate of the John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the Illinois bar and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1985.
Mr. Bastian participates in the firm’s municipal practice, assisting the firm’s municipal clients in a variety of practices areas. Mr. Bastian serves as counsel to a municipal emergency telephone systems (911) board; advises municipalities regarding the interpretation and enforcement of local building codes; and advises and has represented local municipal electoral boards. He has experience with fire and police commission matters, and the representation of private clients in this regard.
As one of the firm’s municipal prosecutors, Mr. Bastian has experience in the enforcement of municipal ordinances and housing codes. In addition, Mr. Bastian has served as counsel to and prosecuted on behalf of local liquor commissions.
Mr. Bastian also practices in the area of election law including election issues before the Illinois Appellate Court.
In addition, Mr. Bastian has extensive experience in the area of family law and domestic relations, including dissolution of marriage, child support enforcement, parentage and related issues.
Mr. Bastian is a partner with the law firm of Storino, Ramello & Durkin and a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.