Scott G. Richmond practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, banking, collections, employment, Landlord-Tenant law including evictions, personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation, real estate short sales, homeowner and condominium association representation and zoning/land use issues. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Richmond was named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois for 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Mr. Richmond is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association (where he's served as General Counsel and on the Board of Managers) and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Richmond has served as a Village Trustee in the Village of South Elgin from 2005-2013 and 2014 to present. As a Trustee, he has served as the Board liaison to the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Police Department, Public Works Department, and Finance Department; and has been a liquor control commissioner for the Village. He was also the past Chairman of the South Elgin Economic Developmental Council (SEED) prior to being elected as a Village Trustee.
Mr. Richmond is a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Charles Bank and Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank. He is the past Chairman and a current Board Member for Food for Greater Elgin, a regional food pantry serving the Elgin, South Elgin and East Dundee areas and was the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brett Armin Sarcoma Foundation from 2008-2016. Mr. Richmond also serves on the Board of Directors of Advocate Sherman Hospital.
Mr. Richmond holds a B.A. from Michigan State University (1990) and a J.D. (with High Honors) from the Chicago-Kent College of Law (1995).