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Mr. Tagge concentrates his practice in banking, bankruptcy, transactions, construction, and commercial litigation. He represents many privately held corporations, doing corporate work for them on a daily basis. He regularly represents parties regarding significant real estate matters, including hotels, farms, manufacturing sites, wind farms, and other commercial and residential properties. Mr. Tagge has participated as a lecturer and author in continuing legal education courses in banking, secured transactions, mortgage foreclosure, creditor rights
U. S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Hourly Rate: Varies by case
Retainer: Varies by case
Year of Birth: 1944
Law School: University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1969
Undergraduate School: Knox College, B.S., 1966
Large and small banks, corporations, construction companies, and real estate developments.
Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran, Ltd., since October of 1970.
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Sangamon County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute
Salvation Army (1970-1990); St. Patrick's School Board (1999 to present); St. Patrick's is a K-4 school serving principally non-Catholic, minority students.
Published Legal Writing:
Participated as a lecturer and author in continuing legal education courses in banking, secured transactions, mortgage foreclosures, creditor rights, bankruptcy, and environmental duties of buyers and sellers of real estate.
Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran, Ltd. was founded in Springfield in 1944. It has attracted a diverse base of clients varying in legal specialization requirements, organization size, and geographic presence. The firm represents clients primarily in Springfield and central Illinois, but also serves a rapidly growing statewide and national clientele with respect to interests in downstate Illinois and other areas of the Midwest. Representative clients include individuals as well as businesses in a wide range of industries, including, among others, agriculture, real estate, construction, professional services, broadcasting, commercial banking, health care, insurance, telecommunications, utilities, and manufacturing. The firm also has an established litigation practice, representing clients before administrative tribunals and in state and federal courts. In addition, the firm represents several state and local governmental entities and agencies, and has an extensive government relations practice.
Steve is married and has two grown children.1038959