Law Offices of William J. Lapelle, P.C. - Chicago Community Association Law Attorney
Law Offices of William J. Lapelle, P.C. - Chicago Community Association Law Attorney
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Law Offices of William J. Lapelle, P.C.
1 Northfield Plaza
Suite 528
Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 847-441-0002
Fax: 847-441-0003
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Chicago Condominium and Community Association Law Attorney

Trusted Law Firm With a Proven Record of Success


The Law Offices of William J. Lapelle, P.C., counsels and represents a range of community associations, including condominium associations, town home associations, homeowners' associations and cooperatives in the greater Chicago area. The firm also assists real estate developers developing condominiums and handling conversions of other real estate, property managers working with community associations, banks lending to community associations or real estate developers, and Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Development Companies making 504 loans.

Utilizing his large firm experience in a small firm setting, attorney William J. Lapelle works directly with each client to provide strategic representation, as well as on-going advice and transactional assistance. His firm has built a reputation for emphasizing customer service, a sense of urgency and creative problem solving in a timely and cost-effective manner. Committed to providing superior service to sophisticated clients, Mr. Lapelle works diligently to identify and achieve efficient legal solutions.

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Condominium development and management issues demand a unique blend of corporate, securities, banking, bankruptcy and real estate legal knowledge, as well as detailed understanding of all aspects of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Practicing law since 1979, William J. Lapelle has more than 30 years of experience in each of these legal disciplines. Currently concentrating on condominium and real estate law, he has the knowledge, experience and skill to provide quality advice and representation.

Having been in his clients' position, Mr. Lapelle understands what the businesses he represents are dealing with. He previously served as a condominium board president who was compelled to pursue a lawsuit against a real estate developer. As in-house general counsel to highly experienced real estate developers, he oversaw land acquisition, leases, build-outs, sales and all other aspects of ownership and development. Further, Mr. Lapelle was general counsel to a bank-holding company with multiple branches throughout the Midwest. He also acted as SBA lending counsel for several years.

Thoroughly understanding his clients' needs, Mr. Lapelle strives to be a trusted long-term advisor, providing strategic solutions, as well as day-to-day advice and transactional assistance designed to support an organization's short-term goals and long-term objectives.

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Mr. Lapelle has a proven record of success for community association boards, management companies, real estate owners and developers, and the lending institutions providing loans and access to financial counseling to them. Valuing each client, Mr. Lapelle considers it a privilege to help those who come to him for assistance.

As your Chicago community association law attorney, he will deliver high caliber legal services while being mindful of the bottom line. When you visit his office in Northfield, he will ask in all sincerity, "How can I help?" Whether your business is looking to draft an operational contract, resolve a dispute or obtain a long-term trusted advisor, William J. Lapelle will do whatever he can to assist your organization. Call 847-441-0002 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment.

The Law Offices of William J. Lapelle, P.C., represents clients in Chicago and the Greater Chicago Metropolitan area, including Northfield, Northbrook, Lake Forest, Wilmete, Winnetka, and Glenview, as well as other communities in Illinois and in Lake County, Cook County, DuPage County and Will County.

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