We are a full-service law firm providing experienced representation to individuals, businesses, and municipal authorities throughout Northern Illinois.
Areas of Practice
Areas of Practice
For more than 80 years, Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP has been a trusted source of legal advice and representation for clients with a wide range of legal needs. We are large enough to handle the most-complex legal matters, yet small enough to provide personal, attentive service that is custom-tailored to each client’s unique personal or business needs.
If you need an attorney in Northern Illinois in any of the following areas, we encourage you to contact us for a confidential consultation:
Our bankruptcy practice involves representing individuals and businesses in proceedings under Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 13, and other provisions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. We also help creditors protect their rights in debtor bankruptcies.
We provide comprehensive business law services for new and established companies throughout Northern Illinois. We serve a large client base of local, regional, and family-owned businesses, and have deep experience with business formations, organizational matters, acquisitions and financings, complex business transactions, and commercial litigation.
We maintain a diverse civil litigation practice which includes representing individuals, businesses, and municipalities in both state and federal court. With our attorneys’ broad experience and our extensive resources, our firm is well-equipped to handle virtually all types of civil disputes. This includes matters ranging from family and employment-related cases to complex construction and real estate litigation.
Our corporate litigation practice involves representing companies, shareholders, officers, directors, and other interested parties in state and federal litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings. In corporate disputes, we emphasize obtaining efficient results that minimize our clients’ exposure while avoiding unnecessary costs and burdens of litigation.
We offer compassionate, experienced representation for clients in Northern Illinois in a wide range of family law matters. This includes representing individual spouses in divorces, and providing assistance with adoptions, paternity disputes, and modification and enforcement of child custody and child support awards.
Our firm represents more than 20 municipalities in matters ranging from land use and zoning issues to procurement and the exercise of municipal authority. We have extensive experience representing private companies in municipal law matters in Northern Illinois as well.
After a serious accident, it is important to speak with an attorney to find out if you have a claim for financial compensation. At Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP, we provide experienced and aggressive representation for auto accident, slip-and-fall, and other personal injury claims throughout Northern Illinois.
Real Estate Law
In our real estate practice, we represent buyers, sellers, developers, banks, and other interested parties in both transactions and litigation. We have particular experience with the issues involved in large real estate developments, but regularly assist clients with other real estate transactions and projects as well. In the area of litigation, we focus on finding practical, cost-effective solutions to boundary issues, contract issues, and other disputes.
Other Areas of Practice
In addition to the areas of practice outlined above, the attorneys at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP also have experience representing clients in the following areas:
- Criminal and Traffic Violation Defense
- Employment and Labor Law
- Equine Animal Law
- Insurance Defense
- School Law
- Secured Transactions
Schedule a Confidential Consultation at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP
For more information about our firm or to discuss your situation in confidence, contact us today and schedule an initial consultation with one of our experienced attorneys. To get started, please call (815) 962-6611 or contact us online now.