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Melvin L. Sims III

Melvin L. Sims III

Landlord Tenant & Real Estate Attorney. Commercial / Residential Representation.
  • Landlord Tenant, Real Estate Law
  • Illinois
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Melvin L. Sims III, Esq. is a Landlord-Tenant & Real Estate Attorney with 15 years of experience in the practice of law. Mr. Sims focuses on defending and prosecuting Residential and Commercial Eviction Actions throughout Northern Illinois. As the Founder and Managing Partner of The Tenants Rights Group, LLC, Attorney Sims and his team of lawyers and paralegals offer comprehensive Landlord-Tenant & Real Estate legal services to clients in Cook, Dekalb, Dupage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will and Winnebago Counties.

Our attorneys are seasoned in obtaining court ordered payment plans to remain in the premises, having evictions removed from the record, courtersuing landlords and making sure our clients have the extra time they need to make a dignified exit at a place that works for them. We've had over 1 million dollars of back rent dismissed and have won hundreds of thousands of dollars in counterclaims against landlords for our clients. If you received any ads in the mail from other firms that are similar to Tenants Rights Group LLC, we assure you that our firm has your best interests at heart. However, we hope that you will give us chance to show you why we believe we are the best eviction defense law firm in Northern Illinois.

Practice Areas
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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    We do accept valid debit, credit cards and cash payments.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Howard University School of Law
J.D. (2002) | Juris Doctor
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Amherst College
B.A. (1997) | Psychology / Economics
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University of Fort Hare
University of Fort Hare is South Africa's oldest and most respected HBCU and is Nelson Mandela's Alma Mater.
Activities: Study of Post Apartheid Politics in South Africa.
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6285529
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National Bar Association (Region VII)
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Tenants Rights Group
Telephone: (312) 619-9603
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