I want to
welcome you to Options Law Group. I have a law degree (litigation)
from Thomas M. Cooley Law in Michigan, B.A degree (Political
Science and Criminal Justice) from Kean University in New
Jersey, and A.A.S
degree (Paralegal) from Essex County College
in New Jersey. I am admitted to practice law in the State of
Illinois and in the Federal District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois. In addition to practicing law, I am an
adjunct instructor at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos
Hills, Illinois. I am a member of the Chicago Bar Association,
the Cook County Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association,
and American Bar Association.
I am a mentor in the
Mentor/Mentee Program of the Multi-cultural Office, Moraine
Valley Community College (2009-2010); Founder and President of
Charitexx, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that mentored
trouble teens in poor neighborhoods in Central New Jersey (1999
– 2003); Volunteer Attorney, World Relief of Du Page County,
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have a law and graduate law degree (Taxation) from New York
University School of Law, an M.B.A. (finance) from New York
University Stern School of Business, and a B.S. degree
(accounting) from Fordham University. I am admitted to practice
in New York and in Illinois. I am also admitted to practice
before the U.S. Tax Court, and in the Federal District Courts:
Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern
District of Illinois.
I am a member of the Hispanic Bar Association, the Puerto
Rican Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Cook
County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. I am
also a member of the Illinois CPA Society and the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
PROFESSIONAL PHILOSOPHY. I have been practicing law
for over 20 years. My approach to practicing law is to be
innovative, to think outside of the box, in order to fulfill my
clients' needs. I also believe in providing efficient and
In addition to being an attorney, I am also a certified
public accountant (CPA) in the state of Maryland and a real
estate broker in the state of Illinois. I also speak fluent
Spanish and have a working knowledge of Italian.
I decided to start my own practice, after twenty years of
experience at two Fortune 500 companies, because I wanted to
branch out into different areas of law and to do more one-on-one
basis work with clients.
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT. Being an attorney is only part of
who I am. I am also dedicated to my community. For this reason,
I am on the board of Streetwise (www.streetwise.org), an
organization dedicated to empowering the homeless to becoming
self-sufficient and productive members of society.
I am also an active member of the Chicago Bar Association.
Specifically, I am Chair of Chicago Bar Association's Foreign
and International Law Committee and have previously also been
the Vice-Chair for this Committee.
PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY. And I believe in encouraging the
next generation to strive for higher and higher goals and to
better themselves. This is why I have been a professor at
Governors' State University, teaching both undergraduate and
graduate students tax and corporate law. I have also taught
taxation at IIT Chicago Kent College of Law.
I have two sons: Evan, who attends and plays football for
Brown University in Providence, R.I.; and Grant who attends and
plays basketball for Illinois Math and Science Academy in
Aurora, Illinois. For fun, I dance Argentine Tango and Salsa; I
golf; and I like to travel.
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