The law firm is a team of five legal professionals. It was started by Mike Coghlan in 2005. The firm concentrates on financial litigation and transactional work including estates, contracts, and business transactions. We have over 30 years of experience in the practice of law including complex administrative hearings, jury trials, and appeals.
Attorney Michael P. Coghlan: Mike was born and raised in Chicago and graduated from Chicago Kent College of Law where he was awarded the Bar & Gavel Award for distinguished performance in law school. Mike is related to 12 lawyers and 3 judges in Chicago; it’s a family tradition. He worked for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office in the Trial Division and as the elected State’s Attorney in DeKalb County and handled hundreds of complex financial litigation matters. He now uses this vast experience to aggressively represent his clients in estate, tax, land, and business matters.
Jacey Schneiker is the Firm Administrator and a Certified Paralegal. Jacey was raised primarily in Sycamore, Illinois and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Northern Illinois University. She has five years of prior experience in the insurance industry and worked as a financial services representative dealing with client’s estate and financial matters for five years prior to joining the firm. She obtained her Paralegal Certificate from Rasmussen College and is a Certified Paralegal through the National Association of Legal Assistants. Jacey is currently working toward Advanced Paralegal Certification in Contracts. She additionally works as the Firm Administrator coordinating the firm’s projects and client support.