Richard H. Schmack

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  • Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Landlord Tenant...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Richard Schmack was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Berwyn, Illinois. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois in 1977 with double majors in Political Science and History. In 1980 he received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Upon graduation from law school in 1980, Richard was admitted to the Illinois Bar and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Federal Trial Bar. Richard has made DeKalb County his home since1985. He, his wife, Jackie, who is his office manager, and their sons reside in Sycamore.

Prior to opening his private practice in 1989, Richard served as an Assistant DeKalb County State's Attorney, handling misdemeanor and traffic prosecution, as well as child support enforcement. In his capacity as the civil assistant, Richard represented DeKalb County in lawsuits in Federal and State courts, served as legal advisor to all departments of County government, and represented the County's Zoning Board of Appeals, gaining valuable knowledge of the County's zoning ordinances and regulations.

In private practice Richard is a general practitioner well versed in the areas of Adoptions, Bankruptcy, Criminal Misdemeanors and Felonies, Traffic, DUI, Guardianships, Juvenile Law, Real Estate, Wills & Estates, and Zoning.

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Education
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
J.D (1980) | Law
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Activities: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
North Central College
B.A | Political Science and History
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Professional Experience
Assistant State's Attorney
DeKalb County State's Attorney
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Handled misdemeanor and traffic prosecution, as well as child support enforcement. Represented DeKalb County in lawsuits in Federal and State courts, served as legal advisor to all departments of County government, and represented the County’s Zoning Board of Appeals, gaining valuable knowledge of the County’s zoning ordinances and regulations.
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member
- Current
DeKalb County Youth Services Bureau
Member of Board of Directors
- Current
DeKalb County Bar Association
Member & Past President
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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Practice Areas
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Probate
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
584 W. State Street
Sycamore, IL
USA
Telephone: (815) 895-2074