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Joseph Wrobel

Joseph Wrobel, Ltd.
  • Bankruptcy
  • Illinois
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Biography

I have been a practicing attorney since 1973. I used to handle a wide variety of legal matters for individuals and families. At present, my practice is concentrated in consumer bankruptcy.

In addition to our main office in Chicago, we also have offices in Skokie, Schaumburg, Naperville, Joliet and Gurnee, Illinois.

I am married with one son who is married, living in California, and who is a practicing attorney working for the State of California.

I am a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. I am an active participant in the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS), which provides legal assistance to persons unable to afford a lawyer. I have also received two distinguished awards for service to Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

When not practicing law, I am an avid bicyclist, riding 8 to 10 hours weekly and a licensed cycling coach, training and coaching more than one dozen cyclists.

Practice Area
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Attorney fees vary for Chapter 7 from case to case and client to client. Fees are determined at the time of the initial Fee Consultation. Chapter 13 attorney fees are approved by the local bankruptcy judges
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • German: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
Joseph Wrobel, Ltd.
- Current
Managing Attorney
71st Street Law Office
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Store-front neighborhood law office located in the South Shore neighborhood in Chicago, providing legal services to the neighborhood at a reasonable cost
Associate
Robert C. Morton, P.C.
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This was my first position out of law school. The legal matters that I handled for Mr. Morton were: bankruptcy, divorce, real estate, personal injury, workers compensation, adoption, estate matters.
Education
DePaul University
J.D. | Law
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Activities: One year with the DePaul Legal Clinic, which provided me with hands-on practical experience while still in law school.
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Northwestern University
B.A. | Psychology
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Activities: President of "Men Off Campus", an organization for male commuter students modeled after fraternities.
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Awards
Distinguished Service Award
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Distinguished Service Award
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
I am a member of the Bankruptcy panel. Pro Bono legal representation is provided through CVLS to clients who cannot afford to hire an attorney.
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member
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Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Member of the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Panel
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member of the Bankruptcy Committee
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. I have a chapter 13. I am not able to make this monthly payment. I have a financial emergency. will my case be out
A: Generally, a Trustee won't file a motion to dismiss with one payment missed. You will need to make up that payment. It can easily be done by adding some money to your next payment and doing so each month til you are caught up. I hope that helps. ​Joseph Wrobel Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. 111 West Washington Street Suite 1110 Chicago, IL 60602 MAIL TO: Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. #206 1954 First Street Highland Park, IL 60035 All offices - 312.781.0996 Fax - 312.962.4941 11 Locations Chicago Loop • Chicago -Rosemont • Burr Ridge • Deerfield • Gurnee • Naperville Orland Park • Schaumburg • Skokie • St. Charles • Westchester Subscribe to our Monthly Bankruptcy Newsletter: Click on the link to the right - http://eepurl.com/FLtTH josephwrobel@chicagobankruptcy.com www.chicagobankruptcy.com
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Contact & Map
105 W Madison St.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 781-0996
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