Welcome to the JMC Law Group

OVER
20 YEARS

LAW PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

A Chicagoland law group providing the highest quality of legal services to businesses and individuals. The group’s focus is primarily on real estate, general business, and corporate law, estate planning and probate.

Andrew K.

Jason was thorough, timely and attentive.  Throughout my very quick turnaround purchase, he was responsive and on top of getting everything done.  At the closing he insured that I was comfortable with the documents I was signing and understood what each was for.  He was involved throughout and I highly recommend him for all your real estate needs.

Omer B.

Jason’s form was highly recommended by our realtor for handling the sale/closing of of condo in Chicago/North Side/Edgewater. We retained him for handling the sale of our condo and the purchase of another property in the suburbs. We could not have been happier! Jason and his staff are five stars PLUS! Everything went very smoothly. Total and complexly satisfied with the handling and process. We highly recommend!!!

Julie N.

I had a great experience with Jason.  He was able to quickly help me with a contract review.  He was responsive and very thorough.  Great experience.

Our services

Advocacy | Trust | Results
Corporate & Business Law
Our firm represents business clients in a wide array of industries, endeavors, and professions with respect to all aspects of their businesses.
Estate Planning & Probate
The firm’s estate planning and probate practice has significant experience providing estate planning, trust and probate administration.
Real Estate Law Experts
JMC Law Group's real estate practice encompasses virtually every aspect of commercial and residential real estate.

Our Practice Areas

JMC Law Group provides the highest quality of legal services to both businesses and individuals.
The firm’s focus is primarily on real estate, general business, and corporate law, estate planning and probate.

JMC Law Group‘s highest priority is to provide outstanding legal services in a cost-effective manner. The law office is capable, hard-working and experienced.

At JMC Law Group, we treat our clients with respect and value personal and professional relationships. We appreciate the responsibility with which our clients have entrusted us and, at all times, we strive to be accessible, responsive to our client’s needs, and sensitive to their concerns.

JMC Law Group’s real estate law practice encompasses virtually every aspect of commercial and residential real estate law and property investments including property acquisition and disposition, leasing, management, construction, and development in particular, we provide clients with comprehensive service in the following areas of real estate:

Real Estate Law and Real Estate Transactions
Forming and structuring real estate ventures and transactions, negotiating and closing acquisitions, sales, exchanges, sale lease-backs, mortgage loans, and all other related and ancillary transactions for real estate professionals and investors.

Condominiums
Representing developers in all phases of the conversion of existing properties and the development of new properties into residential, office, and mixed-use condominiums, including the preparation of reports, condominium declarations and constructions contracts. 

Leasing
Negotiating, drafting, and interpreting office, retail, shopping center, industrial warehouse and ground leases for both landlords and tenants.

Construction and Real Estate Law
Representing construction professionals in all aspects of their businesses, including drafting and negotiating general contractor, design / build, construction manager, subcontractor, and architect agreements, developing standardized forms and resolving construction disputes.

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JMC Law Group provides general business and corporate law services to business clients in a wide array of industries, endeavors, and professionals; including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, consultants, and professional and personal service providers. We counsel business owners and their management on a daily basis with respect to all aspects of their businesses. The Law Office of Jason M. Chmielewski, P.C. routinely advises its business clients in the following areas:

Business Transactions
Acquiring and selling of businesses, structured as an asset or stock transactions, mergers, or other business combinations, including and drafting and negotiation of letters of intent and stock / asset sale and purchase agreements.

Shareholder and Partner Matters
Representing business owners in structuring, drafting, and negotiating corporate and partnership documents, such as shareholder (buy-sell) agreements, partnership agreements, and operating agreements for limited liability companies. 

Business Contracts
Drafting and negotiating all types of business contracts, including employment and consulting agreements, stock option agreements, sales representative agreements, confidentiality agreements, purchase agreements, manufacturing and service agreements, and equipment and real estate leases.

Entity Formation
Forming and organizing corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures, and performing on-going maintenance and corporate record-keeping functions for these new entities.

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JMC Law Group‘s estate planning and probate practice has significant experience providing estate planning, trust and probate administration, as well as contested estate litigation services.

Specific areas of Estate Planning experience include:
• Preparing wills, revocable living trusts and powers of attorney for health care and property.
• Structuring limited liability companies, as well as the preparation of Shareholder Agreements and Operating Agreements.
• Creating irrevocable trusts, including “grantor” trusts, life insurance trusts and generation-skipping trusts.
• Representing executors, trustees and/or beneficiaries in various contested estates.
• Estate administration.
• Counseling clients with respect to asset protection.
• Representing partners and shareholders in closely-held businesses concerning succession planning, including the preparation of buy-sell agreements. 

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Our practice is focused on providing unparalleled Real Estate, Business & Corporate, and Estate & Probate law services.  Our clients are our top priority!

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Group Information & Useful Resources

Dedicated and Experienced Chicago Law Group

My law office focuses primarily on residential and commercial real estate, general business and corporate law, probate and estate planning. I am a highly motivated attorney with extensive experience in all facets of real estate law including contract review, leases, short sales, foreclosures, loan modifications, property tax exemptions, and zoning & land use. My practice includes the representation of individuals, business owners and corporations in the acquiring and selling of businesses structured as asset or stock transactions, or mergers including the drafting and negotiation of letters of intent and asset/stock purchase and sale agreements.

In addition, my law office includes the drafting and reviewing non-compete/non-disclosure, employment, joint venture, operating, buy/sell, service, shareholder, and stock purchase agreements, articles of deed, commercial and residential leases, leases with option to purchase and new construction contracts. I provide outstanding customer service and am extremely responsive in handling all matters. I provide outstanding legal services in cost-effectiveve manner. I treat my clients with respect and value personal and professional relationships.

Frequently
Asked Questions

There is a large benefit in using an attorney on any real estate transaction. For a nominal fee you are receiving an expert opinion on issues such as contract matters tax issues title matters in any real estate related issues. These are things that my office deals with on a daily basis and we know exactly what to look forward to protect your interests in buying or selling.  

What makes me different from other firms is my attention to detail and responsiveness. I understand the importance of keeping the clients and agents informed of the transaction. Service is my key to success.

Depending on the amount of time my office put in on a file I will charge up to a $250 cancellation fee at my discretion. Before anything is ever charged to my clients I do discuss same with them. 

My fee for closing is a flat fee of $650.00 which includes reviewing the contract, negotiating home inspection issues and attorney review modifications, working with the lender to make sure you are approved for the loan, maintaining your mortgage contingency to protect your earnest money and going to the closing with you to explain the documentation and make sure title is clear and transferred to you properly. I guarantee a prompt and professional response as you will always be called back within twenty-four hours. I will never charge anything more for your transaction. Please contact me if you have any further questions regarding my services. Thank you for your inquiry and I look forward to working with you in the future.

Industry standard provides a tax credit for the city of Chicago at 110% of the last ascertainable tax bill and in the suburbs a tax credit at 105% of the last ascertainable tax bill. In the event there is a reassessment year in the area in which the property is located we would use the county tax formula in order to properly protect our client.

A closing typically takes 90 minutes. I will be there with you along with your agent. I will review the loan package in all closing documents in detail along with all transfer documents.

Yes you could contact me anytime after closing regarding any questions that you may have in regards to the property or your loan. I am always available to talk with my clients.

Our Attorneys

Experts You Can Trust
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Jason M. Chmielewski

Managing Attorney

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Nick Pratten

Associate Attorney

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working hours

Mon – Fri: 8:00 – 5:00 (Phone 24 Hrs)

Our Location

JMC Law Group
111 West Washington Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60602