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Stephen S. Newland

Stephen S. Newland

Newland & Newland, LLP
  • Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate Law, Bankruptcy ...
  • Illinois
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Stephen S. Newland obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Steve then went on to receive his law degree from DePaul University in Chicago, excelling in law school as a recipient of the Dean's Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence. Steve was employed at one of the largest and most prestigious personal injury law firms in the nation where he worked on multimillion-dollar high publicity cases such as the Tylenol poisonings and major aviation disasters. While working on high profile injury cases, Steve also provided legal representation to those unable to afford an attorney through the DePaul Legal Aid Clinic.

Since opening the firm's Libertyville office in 1993 Steve's practice has grown tremendously. Steve is considered an authority by many in the field of bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, and real estate.

Steve was a featured speaker at the annual Lake County Bar Association's Real Estate Committee seminar and spoke on the topic of "What Every Real Estate Lawyer Needs to Know about Bankruptcy". Also, Steve and his bankruptcy practice were featured on the front page on the Northwest Herald on a story the paper did on bankruptcy. Steve has also volunteered his services to the foreclosure court help desk at the courthouse to assist individuals who are facing foreclosure. Due to Steve's expertise in foreclosure defense, he is often asked to speak to fellow attorneys at bar association seminars to instruct other lawyers on how to assist their clients in foreclosure defense. Due to Steve's success in defending foreclosures, he has one of the largest foreclosure defense practices in the Chicago area and the largest foreclosure defense practice in Lake County, Illinois. In addition to bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, and real estate practice; Steve also practices in estate planning, workers' compensation, and personal injury.

Practice Areas
    Foreclosure Defense
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Assault & Battery
  • Bike Accidents
  • Bus, School Bus, and Pace Accidents
  • Boating, Watercraft and Jet Ski Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Defective Products
  • Defective Medical Devices and Treatments, Defective Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
  • Dog Bites and Animal Attacks
  • Food Poisoning
  • Elder Abuse
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Pothole Injuries
  • Premises Liability
  • Ridesharing, Uber and Lyft Accidents
  • Sexual Abuse and Assault
  • Train and Metra Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Anesthesiologist Errors
  • Birth Injuries
  • Delayed Diagnosis
  • Emergency Room Errors, Hospital Errors, Doctor and Primary Care Errors
  • Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnosis
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Errors
  • Radiologist Errors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Misread X-Rays and MRI's
  • Diminished Earning Capacity
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Back, Neck, and Spine Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries
  • Aggravation of Pre Existing Conditions
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Newland & Newland, LLP
- Current
I with my brother Gary have formed the law firm of Newland & Newland, LLP. Due to our many successes and reputation, our firm is growing rapidly. Many of our clients are referred to us from past clients and other lawyers in the community who know first hand of the results we have obtained for clients. We are a 9 lawyer 20 person firm that focuses on a variety of areas. My half of the firm handles real estate, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, and estate planning. I have one of the largest practices in the Chicago area for real estate and foreclosure defense related issues. While Gary's half of the firm concentrates in personal injury and workers' compensation. Gary have obtained tens of millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients including multiple cases in just the last year that resulted in recoveries of well over a million dollars.
Newland, Newland & Newland
DePaul College of Law
J.D. (1991)
Honors: Dean's Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1988)
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Elite Lawyer Award - Personal Injury
Elite Lawyer
Elite Lawyer for Estate Plannning - 2020
Elite Lawyer
AVVO Rating 10.0 - Top Attorney
Professional Associations
Lake County Bar Association
Member, Co-Chair of Real Estate Committee
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Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
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Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys
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Illinois State Bar
- Current
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Newland & Newland, LLP
Libertyville Office
1512 Artaius Pkwy. Ste. 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Telephone: (847) 549-0000
Newland & Newland, LLP
Arlington Heights Office
121 S. Wilke Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Telephone: (847) 797-8000
Newland & Newland LLP
Chicago Office
180 N. La Salle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago , IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 981-0409
Newland & Newland, LLP
Itasca Office
401 West Irving Park Road
Itasca 60143
Telephone: (847) 797-8000