News and Law Updates
Social security hearings are designed to be much less formal than hearings in court. Although this is an informal hearing, there are a couple of procedures that are necessary to follow. All witnesses are required to testify under oath, so each individual who testifies...read more
The attorneys and staff at McNamara Phelan McSteen, LLC wish all of you a happy and safe Labor Day weekend. Please note that MPM will return to normal office hours, beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Beginning that date, our office will be open Monday through...read more
There are a number of things that you should accomplish before you begin divorce proceedings. First, make sure that you have secured all of your personal property such as jewelry, photo albums, family heirlooms, children’s keepsakes, etc. Personal property is...read more
It is important to remember that not every accident resulting in injuries results in a successful lawsuit. In Illinois, a successful personal injury claim may only be made where the injured party can establish the liability of one or more others, as well as the...read more
Illinois is considered an “implied consent” state, meaning that as a condition of obtaining a driver’s license in the state of Illinois, you consent to give a breath (or blood/urine) sample if you are charged with a DUI or with failure to stop/report a motor vehicle...read more
Areas of Practice
Our experienced trial lawyers represent men and women injured in auto accident cases, premises liability cases, products liability matters, nursing home injury and medical malpractice cases. Over the years, our attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Family & Matrimonial
Our family law division is dedicated to the practice of family law, which includes matters involving child custody disputes, child support and visitation issues, orders of protection, paternity disputes, and post-divorce enforcement of settlement agreements.
Criminal Defense & DUI
The Law Firm includes two former Will County Assistant State’s Attorneys, one former Peoria County Assistant State’s Attorney, one former Will County Assistant Public Defender and one former Missouri Assistant Attorney General.
Our attorneys have a long history of representing employees in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliatory discharge and wrongful termination.
Corporate & Banking
The Law Firm represents and advises large and small businesses in all aspects of corporate and business law.
Civil Litigation & Collections
If you are experiencing a problem and have nowhere else to turn, speak with our attorneys about potential civil remedies for individuals or businesses.
If you become injured on the job, you are entitled to benefits for those injuries regardless of fault or negligence. We provide a free consultation to discuss your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Social Security Disability
The Law Firm represents individuals who have been denied Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income disability benefits.
Landlord & Tenant
Our Law Firm provides both landlords and tenants with a full range of legal services. At the beginning of the landlord-tenant relationship, we can draft or review leases, both commercial and residential.
Driver’s License Reinstatement
As anyone whose driver’s license has been suspended or revoked can attest, the State of Illinois can make it extremely difficult to obtain reinstatement of one’s driving privileges. It can be equally difficult to obtain a permit to drive to work, school or for medical treatment.
The Law Firm has a long history of helping homeowners with their residential real estate needs.
Wills, Estates & Planning
John Rossi represents clients in a broad range of estate planning and probate matters.