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LLM in Real Estate Law

Real Estate, Wills & Probate, Business Organization, Estate, Commercial Real Estate


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Graduated from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois in 1987 with majors in Philosophy and Political Science and minor in Business Administration; received a law degree from John Marshall School of Law in 1990 and received an advanced Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois in 1991. In 2014, received an advanced law LLM degree in Real Estate law. I am a life-long resident of Illinois, primarily in Chicago. I am married with three boys. Outside of my practice, I coach baseball, basketball and football and am very active in the community. I have practiced in many varying areas of the law with a primary focus in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, real estate development, business planning, contract negotiation and drafting, estate planning, and probate and trust administration. I am a member of several Bar Associations and law sections and I am a member of Illinois, New York and Wisconsin Bars. I am also an Illinois Managing Real Estate Broker and title agent for Chicago Title and Trust. General Profile: Accomplished senior level executive, real estate, contract and corporate legal counsel with 29 plus years of broad legal and business experience and exemplary record of success for public and private companies involving all facets of commercial real estate, contract negotiation, lease administration, development, financing, corporate governance, management, regulatory compliance, probate, estates, will and trusts with proven success for national and regional companies. Strong ability to manage teams in high stress environments and to analyze and implement strategies that accomplish organizational objectives. Multi-facetted background in real estate, contracts, agreements, negotiations, project management, research, writing, analysis, leadership, administration and operations. Adept at handling high-value transactions. Track record of providing legal and business support to start-up companies, Fortune 500 Companies, high-net-worth individuals, non-profits and religious/charitable institutions. Recognized for ability to anticipate outcomes and solve problems. Perform well under pressure. Articulate, analytical and conscientious.

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An individual who is honesty, a problem solver, effective, efficient, analytical and conscientious.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Local knowledge of the procedures and the agencies is very important with all types of transactional matters, especially in the Chicago metropolitan area.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
I can provide general explanations of the legal concepts and explanation of the process which will be involved.  Any specific advice would always require an agreement between the client and counsel and a review of the facts and documents.

What are your other interests in addition to law?
Military personnel and first responder pro bono activities and baseball and basketball coaching.

Are you involved in your community?
Yes, prior firefighter, school board member and youth coaching.

Position Organization Location Duration
OwnerLaw Office of Dennis Vincent CompostoChicago, ILPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
John Marshall Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1990  
John Marshall Law SchoolLL.MReal Estate2014
University of IllinoisMBAAccounting and Strategic Management1992
State / Court Date
New York2016
US Supreme Court2011
Wisconsin2002
Illinois1991
  • Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization | Board Member | 2012 - 2019
    Mount Prospect District 57 School Board | Board Member | 2010 - 2019
    Chicago Bar Association | Member | 1990 - Present
    Municipal Pension Fund | Board Member/Treasurer | 1997 - 2007
    Illinois State Bar Association | Member
    Wisconsin State Bar Association | Member
  • Licenses | Admitted to practice law in Illinois, New York, Wisconsin, U.S. Supreme Court & U.S. District Court
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Dennis Vincent Composto
7720 W Touhy Ave
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Chicago, IL 60631
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