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Robert J. Tomei Jr.

Robert J. Tomei Jr.

Johnston Tomei Lenczycki & Goldberg LLC
  • Foreclosure Defense, Consumer Law, Civil Rights
  • Illinois, Federal District of the Northern District of Illinois
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Timothy Johnston
Timothy Johnston February 26, 2024
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Robert Tomei is an energetic and tireless advocate for his clients. He has great skill in presenting his clients' cases in the best possible light and a professional, but friendly manner that helps him empathize with them. Mr. Tomei has a broad base of knowledge and experience in his areas of practice and is a skilled client counselor.
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Robert, a lifelong resident of Lake County, Illinois, proudly considers Gurnee his hometown. His legal journey began in 2012 when he established his solo practice, Tomei Law, focusing in consumer rights, foreclosure defense, debt defense, and real estate transactions and litigation.

In 2018, Robert took on a new role as a partner and co-founder of the Law Firm of Johnston Tomei Lenczycki & Goldberg, LLC, a full service law firm. While continuing his work in real estate litigation and transactions, he maintained his commitment to consumer rights law where he represents individuals in various disputes involving major car dealerships, manufacturers, corporate entities, and financial institutions in both State and Federal Courts. Robert's passion for civil rights law, the driving force behind his legal career, has become one of his primary focuses, extending his advocacy to representing individuals in claims related to Title VII Discrimination, First Amendment, statutory due process, and Constitutional due process.

Engaging with the community has been a consistent aspect of Robert's career. He actively participated in professional associations and co-chaired two committees at the Lake County Bar Association. In April 2021, he secured a two-year term on the College of Lake County Board of Trustees in a county-wide election. In this role, he applied his legal skills and experience to address complex matters facing the College.

Robert is affiliated with esteemed organizations, including the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys, the Lake County Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and the Northern District of Illinois.

Practice Areas
Foreclosure Defense
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Civil Rights
Discrimination, Employment
Additional Practice Area
  • Consumer Debt & Credit Card Defense
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  • Zoom
  • Free Consultation
    We offer free consultations for qualifying cases. Whether a free consult is offered is dependent on the specific facts of the case provided during the initial intake call with one of our staff members.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept credit card payments (excepting AMEX). We also accept e-checks.
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fee arrangements are offered in various consumer and civil rights related cases. Whether we can accept a case on a contingency fee basis, is highly dependent on each individual case and may only be offered after a comprehensive case evaluation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Federal District of the Northern District of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Johnston Tomei Lenczycki & Goldberg LLC
- Current
Northern Illinois University College of Law
J.D. (2012)
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Law Review Member and Board Member
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Illinois State University
B.A. (2009) | English
Honors: Honors Graduate, Diversity Scholarship Recipient
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Professional Associations
Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys
- Current
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National Association of Consumer Advocates
- Current
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
- Current
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Lake County Bar Assocation
- Current
Activities: Former Co-Chair for the New and Young Lawyers Division
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Articles & Publications
Watching the Watchmen: The People’s Attempt to Hold On - Duty Law Enforcement Officers Accountable for Misconduct and the Illinois Law that Stands in Their Way
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Speaking Engagements
Young and New Lawyers: "Bankruptcy and How It Impacts Other Litigation", Bankruptcy Basics
A Primer on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, FDCPA Basics
Affiliate Attorney
Liberty Counsel
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Johnston Tomei Lenczycki & Goldberg LLC
350 N Milwaukee Avenue
Ste. 202
Libertyville, IL 60048
Telephone: (847) 549-0600
Fax: (847) 589-2263
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: These office hours may not always be accurate. Our office hours are subject to change, depending on all state and federal holidays. Please call in advance of any pre-planned office visits to ensure we are open to see you.
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