About Us

The attorneys at Leeders Law are friendly, experienced lawyers offering an array of legal services throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Our attorneys are committed to provide aggressive representation for a reasonable fee.

Leeders Law represents individuals and small business owners alike.  Our diverse background allows us to form unique relationships with each and every client.  From personal bankruptcy, family law matters, landlord – tenant matters to personal injury;  we have represented clients with cases very similar to yours.

Hiring an attorney and navigating your way through the legal process can be a daunting task.  The attorneys of Leeders Law are committed to help guide you through your legal experience while striving to exceed your expectations.  Our clients’ needs are our number one priority.  We have multiple offices and flexible hours to meet your schedule.

We strive to provide quality legal services with that one on one personal service you deserve.

 

Locations

Chicago: 205 W. Randolph Ste. Suite 1401, Chicago, IL 60606
Hyde Park: 5113 S. Harper, Suite 2C, Chicago, IL 60615
Schaumburg: 1930 Thoreau Dr. #175 Schaumburg, IL 60173
Burr Ridge: 1333 Burr Ridge Pkwy, Suite 200, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Orland Park: 15255 S. 94th Avenue, 5th Fl, Orland Park, IL 60462

Practice Areas

We at Leeders Law are friendly, experienced attorneys who provide an array of legal services throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Our attorneys are committed to provide aggressive representation for a reasonable fee.

Leeders Law represents individuals and small business owners alike.  We have helped clients with bankruptcy filings, personal injury cases,  divorce and landlord tenant actions.  We have helped clients with cases very similar to yours.

Hiring an attorney and navigating your way through the legal process can be a daunting task.  The attorneys of Leeders Law are committed to help guide you through your legal experience while striving to exceed your expectations. Our clients’ needs are our number one priority. We have multiple offices and flexible hours to meet your schedule.

We strive to provide quality legal services with that one on one personal service you deserve.

Chapter 7

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Chapter 13

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Personal Injury

We handle all types of personal injury cases, big or small. No fees unless you win.

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Family Law

Leeders Law can handle simple divorces, or divorce cases with complex marital estates.

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Why Hire Us For Your Bankruptcy Case?

What sets Leeders Law Bankruptcy apart from all of the other at lawyers?

Bankruptcy Experience

Attorney Terry Leeders has been practicing bankruptcy for over 20 years.  He has filed cases for thousands of consumers and small businesses.  Terry stays up to date with current case law and practice trends through continuing legal education programs.  He has discharged millions of dollars of debt in both simple and complex cases for his clients.

Terry knows the ins and outs of the...

Affordable Bankruptcy Fees

Leeders Law charges an affordable fee for it’s bankruptcy cases.  We always offer free consultations for our cases and will provide you with a free quote for our attorneys fees to file and manage your bankruptcy case.   We offer competitive fees for our services.  We offer extremely flexible, and customizable payment plans based on your situation.  We will not turn you away because of your ability to pay.

One on One Personal Bankruptcy Service

We offer personal bankruptcy service, utilizing our state of the art client portal software.  The attorney you hire will be the attorney on the phone with you, preparing your bankruptcy petition and documents, holding your hand at the bankruptcy hearing, attending Bankruptcy Court motions for you, and helping you get a fresh start after you get your bankruptcy discharge in your case.

Are you ready for a fresh start?

Enter your contact information below and one of our attorneys will contact you to review your case and discuss the pros and cons of filing bankruptcy.   We can also schedule you a free consultation to meet with an experienced bankruptcy attorney to get you started.





Contact Us Today!

Leeders Law is ready to assist you with your bankruptcy case.  Contact us now to learn your rights.  We will stop creditor harassment and put you in the drivers seat to get you back on your feet with a fresh start.  Don’t wait.  The time for financial freedom is now.

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Our Satisfied Clients

We appreciate feedback from our clients.   It helps us serve you better and it helps spread the word on the benefits of hiring Leeders Law to handle your bankruptcy case.

Terry Leeders guided us and gave us excellent professional service. We came away with a clear and decisive understanding and knowledge of our concerns and filings. We were given all information so we could make the best decision for our future. Had many questions and calls and he graciously returned and answered our calls. Will recommend to anyone needing good accountable representation…… Mary B.

Meet the Bankruptcy Lawyers

Our Chicago bankruptcy team will advise you through the bankruptcy process.   We offer one on one personal bankruptcy services and will remove the stress from the bankruptcy proceedings.

Bankruptcy Attorney Leeders Law

 

Terrance S. Leeders, attorney, owner

Terry Leeders lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.  He graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  Terry enjoys coaching his children’s T-Ball team and volunteering in his community.   Terry is an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Terry started his legal career in 1998, where he focused his practice on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy cases. He has met with and counseled thousands of clients about their financial needs. Terry realized that there was more he could offer each client in a small firm environment. Terry wanted to improve his client’s experience so he opened up the law firm of Leeders Law in which where he provides his clients that one on one personal service they deserve.

Education:
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1998 Juris Doctorate Degree
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 1993 Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology

Bar Admissions:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2000 
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois 2000
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1999
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1998
State of Illinois Supreme Court, 1998

Organizations:
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity

 

Terrance S. Leeders, attorneyLead attorney, owner

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I’m sure you have many questions about the bankruptcy process and how it will affect you in the future.   We have the answers to all of your bankruptcy questions.

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