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Sandra M. Emerson

Sandra M. Emerson

715 Lake Street
Suite 420
Oak Park, Illinois 60301
United States

Telephone: (708) 660-9190
Firm: Emerson Law Firm, LLC
Practice Overview:
Located just outside Chicago, Emerson Law Firm, LLC serves clients in the areas of foreclosure defense and loss mitigation, real estate, and bankruptcy.


Professional Profile:
Sandra M. Emerson, the principal attorney of the firm, is admitted to practice in the state courts of Illinois and Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She received her Juris Doctor from
Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1997.

Prior to founding the practice, Ms. Emerson obtained substantial work and volunteer experience through her work at a variety of organizations, including the Asian Human Services Pro Bono Clinic of Chicago; the Chicago-Kent College of Law Legal Clinic; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, the nation's largest public sector labor union; and three Chicago-area law firms, including Katten, Muchin & Zavis (now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP) and Fox & Grove, Chartered.

Ms. Emerson's background encompasses real estate matters, including foreclosure defense and loss mitigation; bankruptcy and collections matters; contract law; construction law; civil and commercial litigation; mechanics' lien litigation; and labor relations and employment matters. Additionally, Ms. Emerson has substantial arbitration experience, having presided over countless civil cases as an arbitrator for the Cook County, Illinois mandatory arbitration program. She regularly contributes to Avvo.com, a free legal advice site, and works a volunteer attorney for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) to provide mediation representation to homeowners in foreclosure.

UndergraduateChicago-Kent College of LawJ.D.1997

Affiliations & Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys (Board Member)