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March 4, 2013

DiMonte & Lizak, LLC welcomes James J. Riebandt, previously of the firm Riebandt & DeWald, P.C., who joined the firm effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Riebandt’s addition brings another James J. Riebandtexperienced transactional attorney to the firm. He graduated with high honors from the University of Notre Dame in 1972 and from De Paul University College of Law in 1975. His practice areas include business formation, representation, purchase and sale; commercial and residential real estate purchase, sale and leasing; and estate planning and administration. Mr. Riebandt began his career with Daley, Reilly and Daley in 1975. He formed the firm which eventually became Riebandt & DeWald, P.C. in 1978.

With the addition of Mr. Riebandt, the total number of attorneys at DiMonte & Lizak comes to 24. DiMonte & Lizak’s attorneys practice in most areas of the law, with attorneys dedicated to both litigation and transactional practice. The firm prides itself on its ability to represent clients in most areas of litigation, including commercial litigation, contract disputes, business and contract fraud, accounting actions, actions to dissolve corporations, partnerships and other businesses, construction and mechanic’s liens, employment matters before courts and state and federal administrative agencies, will contests, trust and probate litigation. DiMonte & Lizak attorneys represent clients in all aspects of real estate development and land use. The firm also provides transactional counsel to clients in corporate and business governance, sale, merger, acquisition of businesses, leasing, estate planning and probate, loan documentation and closings, and commercial and residential real estate transactions. DiMonte & Lizak also boasts a strong creditors’ rights and bankruptcy practice, representing debtors, creditors, and bankruptcy trustees in proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, non-bankruptcy insolvency and restructuring matters, fraudulent transfer litigation, and loan enforcement.

DiMonte & Lizak is conveniently located adjacent to the Kennedy Expressway between the Canfield and Cumberland exits in Park Ridge. Free parking is available right outside the firm’s building located at the intersection of Higgins Road and Washington Avenue.