Passionate, Talented
Advocates On
Your Side
Passionate, Talented
Advocates On
Your Side
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Patrick J. Williams

  • Managing Partner






American Inns of Court
Patrick is a founding member and managing partner of the firm who has devoted his practice to specific areas of civil litigation for over 37 years.  He represents individual and commercial clients in all aspects of contract and real estate litigation and related business disputes.  This includes construction litigation, foreclosure and mechanics liens , collections, evictions and landlord/tenant matters.  In addition, Patrick also has extensive litigation experience in contested probate estate cases and will contest.  His clients have included Chicago area banks, homeowners' associations, property management firms and construction companies.

Areas of Practice

  • Individual & Commercial Contract Litigation
  • Probate and Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial & Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Organizations
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Landlord -Tenant
  • Wills
  • Collections
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Business & Commercial
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1981
  • Wisconsin, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U. S. Court of Military Appeals


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of Illinois – Champaign
    • B.A. - 1978
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: With High Honors

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • English

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa