The law office of Edgerton & Edgerton is a commercial law firm in West Chicago serving clients throughout Northern Illinois, handling a full range of business and real estate related cases in several practice areas. Whether it’s challenging the terms of a business contract, collecting commercial debt, resolving a landlord/tenant dispute, pursuing a mechanic’s lien, litigation, or handling any business issue, they have the knowledge and legal experience to get the job done. Since the founding of the firm in 1952, they have developed and maintained a reputation as a dependable law firm that is committed to resolving each case, large or small, efficiently and effectively. At Edgerton & Edgerton the attorneys will strategize a plan, to resolve your legal matters with the best favorable results.
Patrick L. Edgerton, Partner, was admitted to the Illinois Bar and U.S. District Court in 1996. His areas of practice are Commercial Litigation, Collections, Mechanics Liens, Forcible Entry and Detainer, Construction Law, Contracts Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate and Family Law.
In addition to his extensive trial expertise, Mr. Edgerton serves as an Arbitrator for DuPage, Kane, and McHenry Counties and at one point was the youngest chair qualified Arbitrator in his youth. Likewise, he has lectured extensively in the commercial collections and commercial litigation fields, including but not limited to Small Claims Court, Arbitration Court, Post Judgment Collections, Home Repair and Remodeling Act, Moorman Doctrine, Certificate of Release Act, and the Mechanics Lien Act. He is a Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Kane County Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. With the DCBA, Mr. Edgerton has served as a Member of its Board of Directors, Chaired the Membership Committee (which at the time was combined with the New Lawyer’s Committee), co-authored an article for its journal, and has been a long time participator of Judge’s Night.
Mr. Edgerton received his Bachelor of Science, in Business Management Cum laude from Northern Illinois University and Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law where he served as Managing Editor of Law Review and was published in its law review journal.
Mr. Edgerton was honored with the 2020 Pro Bono Service Award from the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, “Litigator of the Year 2020 for Civil Litigation” by the American Institute of Trial Lawyers, Top Rated Lawyers in Illinois for Civil Litigation by Lawyers of Distinction, 2020 and Recognizing Excellence in Civil Litigation by Lawyers of Distinction, 2019.
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