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George S. Bellas

George S. Bellas

Business Litigation Attorney at Bellas & Wachowski
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Real Estate Law...
  • Illinois
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Summary

George has been recognized by other attorneys as one of the best trial lawyers in Illinois. He has handled numerous complex business disputes and utilizes technology to assist his clients in handling litigation in an economical and efficient manner.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
7th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Federal Trial Bar
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Bellas & Wachowski
- Current
Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D.
Loyola University Chicago
B.S. / Psychology
Awards
Steven Sharp Award
American Association for Justice
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois
American Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Litigator of the Month
Summation
AV Preeminent Attorney
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
Public Justice Foundation
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
E-Discovery in the 21st Century
Chicago Bar Association Tort Law Committee
February 2012
E-Discovery Considerations for the Modern Practice, Illinois Supreme Court Rules and Federal Rules in Pretrial Discovery, Corporate Practice Seminar
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyer Section
E-Discovery under the Federal Rules, the 7th Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Project and the 7th Circuit E-Discovery Principles, Annual Meeting
American Association of Justice
E-Discovery: Changing the Litigation Paradigm, Motions Involving Electronically Stored Data, CLE Seminar
Illinois State Bar Association
Managing e-Discovery when Resources are Limited, Live Webcast
ISBA Federal Civil Practice Section
Managing e-Discovery when Resources are Limited, ISBA Webinar
Adaptions of New Technologies in Civil Case Processes, ISBA Allerton Conference
April 2013
The New Illinois e-Discovery Rules, Pro-Bono CLE Program
Illinois State Bar Association
October 2014
The New Illinois e-Discovery Rules, CLE Program
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
November 2014
Practice Pointers under the new Illinois Rules for E-Discovery, ISBA CLE Program, East Moline, IL
Certifications
Certified Mediator
7th Circuit Electronic Discovery Voluntary E-Mediation program
Videos
Social Media
Contact & Map
Bellas & Wachowski
Park Ridge Office
15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 825-9260
Telephone: (847) 823-9030 Ext. 219
Fax: (847) 823-9393