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Web Admin - Saturday, March 09, 2013

Now that you know some of the ways to keep in touch with us, we thought you might want to get to know us a little...

DGAA Law, LLC is aggregate of four attorneys who complement each other in both background and personalities. Here are just some of the areas in which we practice: Civil Litigation, Collections, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense Law, Employment Law, Insurance Disputes, Personal Injury, and Real Estate Law.

We also provide services through our Online Illinois Attorney service. This service gives people the opportunity to contact us and utilize our skills directly through the DGAALaw.com website.

Kenneth B. Drost brings more than 34 years of practicing in the Illinois courts; Ken’s service areas include Commercial and retail collections, real estate law, corporate law, and various forms of civil litigation.

Colin H. Gilbert supplies innovative strategies and strong analytical skills to all of his cases; he practices in the areas of criminal defense, collections, real estate law, and corporate law.

Jay A. Andrew brings a unique perspective to the law firm in that he is both a litigator and a transactional attorney. His service areas include estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate law, residential and commercial leasing, contracts, as well as civil litigation.

Kenneth C. Apicella has earned the designations “Super Lawyer” and “Rising Star” in the field of personal injury law by Thompson Reuters, a recognition awarded to only 5% of attorneys nationwide. Ken concentrates his focus in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation.


Web Admin - Saturday, March 09, 2013

Welcome to Drost, Gilbert, Andrew, and Apicella, LLC! DGAA Law, LLC is a fully integrated Chicago law firm, that also has a convenient northwest suburban office on the border of Arlington Heights and Palatine.

A couple of the goals of this blog are to share information, as well as keep in touch with you, and so there are many ways for us to reach one another.

Website: http://www.DGAALaw.com
Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/DGAALaw
LinkedIn: https://www.LinkedIn.com/company/DGAA-Law-LLC
Phone: (847) 934-6000
USPS: DGAA Law, LLC, 800 E Northwest Hwy, Suite 1090, Palatine, IL 60074

So join us as we begin this journey. We look forward to hearing from you; if you have topics that you would like to see in this blog, let us know via email blog@dgaalaw.com.

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