Founded in 1899, originally as Barr & Barr, the law firm of Spesia & Taylor has built a reputation for quality and aggressive legal representation in the Will, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, LaSalle, DeKalb and Kankakee areas. Spesia & Taylor offers representation in commercial, civil, personal injury, municipal and condemnation matters, and is a full service law firm.
Partner Christian G. Spesia heads the commercial division of the firm, working with attorneys, Bradley S. McCann, Michael S. Hopkins, and Michael A. Santschi. Together, these attorneys concentrate in the fields of municipal law, employment law, condemnation, zoning, taxation and related litigation, as well as estate planning, real estate, and commercial matters. They have represented some of the largest companies in the State of Illinois while also serving the needs of individual clients.
Partner John M. Spesia and Partner Jeffrey S. Taylor head the civil trial division of the firm, working with attorneys Michael R. Stiff, Jacob E. Gancarczyk, and Tyler J. Moore. Former Senior Partner Kent Ayers, retired Circuit Court Judge Thomas Ewert, and retired Appellate Court Judge Kent Slater also serve as valued counsel to the firm. These attorneys have represented individuals, corporations, insurance and utilities companies, school districts, school boards and municipalities in almost every area of civil law, including employment law, civil rights, personal injury, property loss, condemnation, municipal, products liability, and medical malpractice. They are a team of seasoned trial attorneys having litigated matters involving major personal injuries, commercial disputes, and catastrophic accidents.
The attorneys of Spesia & Taylor offer outstanding representation in a fair and efficient manner.