Michael W. Kelly

I offer quality and efficient legal services to business owners and individuals, with an emphasis on disputes involving construction, real estate and contract disputes. I am admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois and the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. I provide representation and advice … Continue reading Michael W. Kelly

Chicago Construction Law Attorney

An Experienced Construction and Mechanics Lien Attorney in Chicago Construction projects involve a myriad of legal issues. However, with an in-depth understanding of construction law, I am able to aid clients in every step of the process – from helping them negotiate an initial contract to representing them in litigation, if necessary. My Chicago law firm works … Continue reading Chicago Construction Law Attorney

Chicago Civil Litigation Attorney

A Knowledgeable Cook County Commercial Litigation Attorney Business contracts pose many challenges. If not effectively drafted, their terms may easily be misconstrued and misapplied. In turn, breached contracts often result in frustration, hassle and great expense for one or both parties. As an experienced Chicago civil litigation lawyer, I help save clients time and money … Continue reading Chicago Civil Litigation Attorney

Chicago Real Estate Litigation Attorney

Real Estate Litigation Attorney and Chicago Foreclosure Defense Lawyer Real estate can be a very significant investment for both individuals and small businesses. When that investment is threatened — whether by a bank foreclosing on one’s home, having a sales contract fall through or other issues —the aid of a knowledgeable real estate lawyer can be invaluable. … Continue reading Chicago Real Estate Litigation Attorney

Ensuring Effective Subcontractor Lien Notices

Most subcontractors know that Section 24 of the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act requires serving the notice of lien on all Owners and Lenders within 90 days of the last day of work (the “90-Day Notice”) by personal service or certified / registered mail, restricted delivery, return receipt requested. (Of course a mechanics lien may also … Continue reading Ensuring Effective Subcontractor Lien Notices