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   3Herbert H. FranksMarengo(815) 923-2107hfranks@fgmlaw.comhfranks@fgmlaw.comFranks Gerkin & McKenna PCwww.fgmlaw.comwww.fgmlaw.comfranksherberth.jpgBanking & Financial Institutions LawCommercial LitigationWorkers' Compensation Law
Herbert H. Frankshfranks@fgmlaw.com
Franks Gerkin & McKenna PChttp://www.fgmlaw.com
19333 E Grant Hwy
Marengo IL 60152
Ph.(815) 923-2107 Fx.(815) 923-2114Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
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Recommended by peers in:
Banking & Financial Institutions Law
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Workers' Compensation Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  McHenry
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Franks is a trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience dedicated to representing injured clients and their families who have suffered grievous losses, either through a work injury or automobile injury. He does heavy commercial litigation as well. He and his nine-lawyer firm understand commercial litigation and actively practice it. In addition to individual clients, the firm represents several banks, credit unions and financial entities. The firm actively practices in commercial transaction law and real estate law.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1961
U.S. Federal Court, 1961
U.S. Supreme Court, 1967


Hourly Rate:  
$300/hour


Retainer:  
Varies upon case


Year of Birth:  1934

Law School:  
American University
Law School Honors/Involvement:  
Editor, Law Review


Undergraduate School:  
Roosevelt University

Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  
Co-editor of the school newspaper


Representative Clients:  
Severly injured parties; numerous banks; credit unions; and finance companies; large commercial deals; injury victims with recoveries in excess of $1,000,000.00


Employment History:  
Former Special Assistant Attorney General of Illinois
Former chairman, ISBA Mutual Insurance Company


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
President, 2000-2001
  McHenry County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
  Board of Governors
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  Board of Managers
  State treasurer, 1985-86
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Workers Compensation Council
  Chairman


Firm Description:  
Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, where the representation and protection of our clients' legal rights has been our overriding priority for more than 50 years. Since its formation, the firm has provided its clients with the high level of legal expertise and experience typically associated with large firms, but with the cost-effectiveness and personal attention found in smaller firms. It handles personal injury, workers' compensation, commercial transactions, litigation, real estate, land use and zoning, estate planning, probate, domestic relations, criminal defense and traffic, and corporate and immigration matters.


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