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James R. Hannon

James R. Hannon
Of Counsel

Jim Hannon joined the firm in 2010. Jim previously had been engaged in the practice of law since 1973. From 1982-1999, he was a partner at Hannon & Scalzo in Oak Brook, Illinois. In 1999, he left the practice of law to become full-time Chairman at Hinsbrook Bank & Trust in Willowbrook, Illinois. Hinsbrook Bank was sold to Wintrust Financial in 2006. Jim's practice areas include banking, loan work-outs, liability defense for bank officers and directors, business advisory, corporate and real estate.

From 1987-2000, he was involved in the organization of seven community banks. Jim has served as a director of several banks.

Primary Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Business Counseling
Business Transactions
Real Estate



J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1973
B.S.C., DePaul University, 1970-Major in Accounting


Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1974

Bar Admissions

Illinois Supreme Court, 1973
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1975