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Michael A. Danforth

Michael A. Danforth

Of Counsel
North Barrington, Illinois

Mr. Danforth joined the firm in 2002. Previously, he was in private practice and a Special Virginia Attorney General. He received a B.A. from Northern Illinois University, and a J.D. from Regent University. He is a licensed attorney in state and federal courts in Illinois, and in state courts in Virginia. In addition, he is a certified arbitrator, mediator and guardian ad litem in Illinois. He lectures on various legal topics. He served as Northern Illinois University Student Government President, DeKalb County Board Member, and DeKalb County Forest Preserve Commissioner, and is a member of numerous bar associations. He practices civil, family, land use, municipal, probate, real estate and transactional law.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Civil
  • Family
  • Land Use
  • Municipal
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Transactional Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Virginia


  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • J.D.
  • Northern Illinois University
    • B.A.

Past Government Service

  • Special Virginia Attorney General
  • DeKalb County, Board Member
  • DeKalb County Forest, Preserve Commissioner