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Evanston, IL 60202
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Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association  (IRELA)


Gregory J. Lisinski, Attorney at Law (1991 to present)
Sole practitioner with principle emphasis on real estate and property tax assessment appeals in Cook County, Illinois before the Cook County Assessor, Cook County Board of Review and the Circuit Court of Cook County.  In addition to tax matters, I have an extensive background in  real estate transactions such as residential closings and commercial real estate closings, contract drafting and other related matters.

Arvey, Hodes, Costello and Burman (1988 to 1991)
Representation of clients in matters pertaining to the assessment and taxation of real property in Cook County, with some experience gained in surrounding counties.  Emphasis primarily on litigation of assessment appeals and tax delinquency matters.   This position required extensive knowledge of valuation technique, assessment policy, trial experience and caseload management ability.

Coopers & Lybrand  (1986 to 1988)
Valuation Consulting Group.  Consulting work, negotiation, and appeal of property tax assessments in a number of states across the country, including Illinois.  Position required knowledge of valuation technique and familiarity with assessment laws and procedures in many jurisdictions.

Cook County States Attorney’s Office (January 1982 to November, 1986)
Assistant State’s Attorney, Real Estate Tax Division – November 1983 November 1986.  Representation of county officials in matters pertaining to assessment and collection of real estate taxes.  Extensive litigation experience was obtained involving assessment issues and the roles and duties of government under the Illinois Revenue Act.

Assistant State’s Attorney, Child Support Enforcement Division – January 1982 – November 1983.  Representation of Aid and Non-Aid cases for Child Support in the Circuit Court of Cook County.  Assisted in the management of the Division as Assistant to the Director.  In addition to litigation responsibilities assisted the Director through legislative drafting  and representation of the Division at coordinating meetings with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Illinois Department of Public Aid


John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctor, 1981.  Ranked 59/250.  Honors:  National Moot Court Team, 1980; Second place in intramural brief writing competition, 1980; Executive Board, Moot Court Council 1980-81; Moot Court Scholarship Award, 1981

University of Illinois at Chicago
B.A.Degree, 1978.  Political Science major.
Honors and Activities:  Deans List: Fall 1976, Summer 1977, Winter, 1978.

US Army Veteran 1974-1976


American Legion
Veteran Service Organization.  23-year member.
Past Commander, Evanston American Legion Post 42
Past Commander, 7th District, American Legion Department of Illinois.

Rebuilding Together
House Captain, North Suburban Chapter, 2004 to present

Boy Scouts of America
Northeast Illinois Council, Troop 3, Evanston

Chartered Organization Representative

Troop 3 and Pack 903

Unit Commissioner, Pottawatomie District, Northeast Illinois Council