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David F. Rolewick - Wheaton, IL

1776 South Naperville RoadSuite 104 A Wheaton, IL 60189

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Updated: 09/16/2014

Wheaton Business & Commercial Law Lawyer

Overview

DAVID F. ROLEWICK graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1971.He worked as a clerk to Illinois Supreme Court Justice Daniel Ward, then as Assistant Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts.He has been in private practice since 1979.

He has served in numerous positions in the Illinois State Bar Association and has been a hearing board Chairman of the ARDC since 1994...

About David F. Rolewick

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Trusts

Litigation

  • 25%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Principal, since 1981

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA) (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) (Member)
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Member (1989-2003, 2008-Present))
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Newsletter Editor (1989-1991))
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Secretary (1992-1993))
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Vice Chairman (1993-1994))
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Chairman (1994-1995))
  • ISBA Corporations/Securities Law Section Council (Newsletter Co-Editor (1996, 2002, 2003))
  • ISBA Liaison to ABA, Committee on Uniform State Corporation Law (Member (1992-1994))
  • ISBA Task Force on Public Protection from the Unauthorized Practice of Law (Member (1995-2000))
  • ISBA Task Force on Multi-Disciplinary Practice (Member (1999-2000))
  • ISBA Committee on Professional Responsibility (Member (1996-2000))
  • ISBA Mutual Insurance Company Claims Committee (Member (1998-2002))
  • DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) (Member)
  • DCBA Lawyer Referral Service, 1991 - 1998 (Member)
  • DCBA - Law Practice Management Committee, 1998 (Vice Chairman)
  • DCBA - Law Practice Management Committee, 1999 (Chairman)
  • DCBA - Tax and Practice Committee (Member)
  • DCBA - Tax and Practice Committee, 1991 (Vice Chairman)
  • DCBA - Tax and Practice Committee, 1992 (Chairman)
  • DCBA - Judiciary Committee, 2005 - 2008 (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) (Member)
  • DuPage County Estate Planning Council (Member)
  • American Inns of Court, 2005 - Present (Member)
  • Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, 1990 - 1994 (Inquiry Board Member)
  • Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, 1994 - 2006 (Hearing Board Chairman)
  • Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, 2006 - Present (Review Board Member)
  • Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, 2010 - Present (Review Board Chairman)
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar, 2001 - 2002 (Character and Fitness Committee Member)
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, Special Committee on Professionalism, 2001 - 2005 (Chairperson)
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, Commission on Professionalism, 2005 - 2010 (Chairperson)
  • Inns of Court - DuPage County Chapter, 2005 - 2008 (Member)
  • Illinois Bar Foundation, 2006 - 2007 (Board of Directors)

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1971
    JD
    Honors: Loyola University Law Alumni Award, 1971
    Law Journal: Loyola University Law Journal, Staff Member 1969-70; Notes Editor 1970-71
  • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, 1968
    BS
    Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu National Honor Fraternity - 1968

Past Positions

  • Rolewick & Gutzke, P.C., Principal, 1981 - Present
  • State of Illinois, Special Assistant Attorney General for Condemnation, 1985 - 1999
  • Law Offices of David F. Rolewick, P.C., Private Practitioner, 1979 - 1981
  • O'Reilly & Cunningham, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1975 - 1979
  • Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, Chicago, Illinois, Assistant Director, 1973 - 1975
  • Illinois Supreme Court - Chicago, Illinois, Clerk / Secretary to Justice Daniel Ward, 1971 - 1973

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About David F. Rolewick

Included on the 2011 Illinois list


Past Lists

  • 2010 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for David F. Rolewick on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Selected For "Leading West Suburban Lawyers", - 2013

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Office Information

Address

1776 South Naperville RoadSuite 104 A Wheaton, IL 60189

Fax

  • 630-653-1579

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Fexible Office Hours

Publication

Articles

  • A Short History of the Illinois Judicial Systems, Illinois Bar Foundation, 1968
  • Unconscionability Under the Uniform Commercial Code, 1 Loyola U. Law Journal 313, 1971
  • Voir Dire Examination of Jurors, 25 DePaul Law Review 50, 1975
  • Proving Oppression of the Minority Shareholders (Chancery Relief In Shareholder Disputes), DCBA Brief, May 1991
  • Attorney Substance Abuse Impairment and Discipline in Illinois, DCBA Brief, March 1998
  • Estate Planning Practice Do's and Don'ts, DCBA Brief, April 1999
  • Can Employers Prevent Former Workers from Hiring Current Employees?, Illinois Bar Journal, January 2006
  • Planning for Business Disputes and Financial Difficulties: Assets Protection for Shareholders, Co-Author with Robert C. Knuepfer Jr., Baker & McKenzie LLP, Illinois Bar Association Corporation, Securities Section Council Newsletter, 2006
  • Asset Protection Techniques: How Well Do Subchapter S Corporations and LLCs Work?, Illinois State Bar Association Corporation Securities & Business Law Forum Newsletter, National Business Institute Seminar, 2008
  • Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Focus on Estate Planning, Estates, and Trusts, ATG Legal Education Seminars, April 21 and May 19, 2010
  • Family Communications: Finances and Estate Planning, 2012

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