Law Offices of James A. McGurk
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Law Offices of James A. McGurk
123 North Wacker Drive
Suite 250
Chicago, Illinois 60606-1912
Phone: (312)236-8900
Fax: (312)277-3497
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James Arthur McGurk

Areas of Practice

  • Securities Arbitration
  • Securities Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. - February, 1973
    • Honors: Notes & Comments Editor, U. of Illinois Law Review, 1972-73
    • Law Review: University of Illinois Law Review, Notes & Comments Editor, 1972 - 1973
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A. - June, 1970
    • Honors: Distinction in Political Science
    • Honors: Deans List, Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honorary Fraternity)

Published Works

  • Criminal Procedure: The 7th Circuit's Current Approval IIT/Chicago-Kent Law Review, Volume 55, Number 1, 1979

Representative Cases

Honors and Awards

  • University of Illinois, Chicago Title & Trust Scholarship

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Senior Trial Counsel, Division of Enforcement, Chicago, Illinois, 1981 - 1984
  • Northern District of Illinois Committee on Deposition Practice, Committee Member, 1994 - 1995
  • Chicago Bar Association Federal Civil Procedure Committee, Chairman, 1995 - 1996

Past Employment Positions

  • McConnell & Mendelson, 1994 - 1996
  • Bell & McGurk, Ltd, 1984 - 1994
  • Keck, Mahin & Cate, Associate, 1979 - 1981
  • Northern District of Illinois, Assistant United States Attorney, 1974 - 1979
  • Honorable Harlington Wood, Jr, Senior Law Clerk, 1973 - 1974
  • Ross, Hardies, O'Keefe, Babcock & Parsons (now McGuireWoods, LLP), Associate
  • Northern District of Illinois Chicago, Illinois, Assistant United States Attorney, 1974 - 1979
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