Having served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois and Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, John J. (‘Jack’) George is a valued leader who possesses a deep knowledge of real estate law. Jack focuses his practice on real estate, land use, and zoning matters.
He is instrumental in shaping the Chicago skyline, and has worked on numerous notable development projects consisting of complex elements such as zoning map amendments, planned development applications, and condemnation matters.
Jack is adept at navigating city and state laws, and routinely litigates before state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before administrative tribunals and arbitrations.
J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Nu Beta Epsilon
B.S., Xavier University
Bar Admissions : Illinois
Court Admissions :
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Illinois Supreme Court
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
St. Ignatius College Prep, Life Trustee
Little City Foundation, Board Member and General Counsel
Lambda Alpha International (honorary land economics society), Member
Celtic Lawyers Association, Past President
Xavier University, Advisory Board, Member
Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member of the Board
Old St. Patrick’s Church, Board of Regents, Member