Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd.

Dedicated Chicago Law Firm for Local Government and Private Corporations

Providing a legacy of experience and efficiency since 1935 to local governments and private clientele

Incorporating a diverse range of practice areas, including construction, corporate, environmental, family, municipal and educational law, and wealth and succession planning, Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. is highly regarded in the greater Chicago area. The attorneys offer a straightforward approach and attentive service to help clients reach their objectives.

Our lawyers assist businesses with preparing for succession. With more than 77 years of experience, the firm is committed to each client and provides thorough assessments and cost-effective strategies to mitigate potential liabilities and find options. You can feel confident in our attorneys' ability to protect your interests through litigation, mediation or arbitration.

Comprehensive municipal law, education law and business succession services

Our firm actively assists numerous municipalities by serving as general counsel or on an as-needed basis for special projects. In addition, several of the firm's attorneys are certified local municipal hearing officers. Within the education law area of practice, our firm is certified to provide school board training. Wealth planning and business succession matters are also handled by our well-versed attorneys. Our lawyers possess 15 to 25 years of experience on average and are dedicated to resolving a host of legal concerns for our clients through our various practice areas. Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. provides thorough representation and effective strategies that we have honed over the last seven decades. Our firm regularly handles the following legal areas:

  • Municipal law
  • Finance and economic development
  • Zoning and development
  • Education law
  • School finance
  • Special education
  • Student issues
  • Wealth and succession planning
  • Estate and trust administration & litigation
  • Individual and fiduciary taxation
  • Estate and gift planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act
  • Board practices and procedures
  • Labor and employment law
  • Election law
  • Litigation
  • Property issues
  • Property tax litigation
  • Construction law
  • Library law

At Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd., our attorneys get to know every client personally to provide a customized analysis of their concerns and issues in a timely and cost-effective manner. Genuinely passionate about communicating and assisting you, our attorneys often answer a 4 a.m. email and return calls on weekends.

Confer with a multifaceted firm providing effective guidance to meet the needs of local governments, private entities and individuals

Our attorneys continue to execute our firm's tradition of experience, expertise and efficiency. Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. has an office in downtown Chicago near Lyric Opera and another location in Orland Park to serve our clients in the suburbs. Contact our downtown Chicago office at 312.984.6400 or the Orland Park office at 312.984.6400 or online to schedule a consultation. Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. has established a solid reputation by serving local governments and private clientele.