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John T. Hundley has more than 39 years of legal experience in civil litigation, business transactions, creditors’ rights, equitable remedies, administrative proceedings, enforcement of judgments, and other legal matters. He has published works in a variety of prestigious legal journals, which are cited by courts and relied upon by practitioners throughout the country.

Sharp Thinking

Notice In Forfeiture Action Merely A Statutory Requirement

By Admin | July 18, 2022

“Dead” Corporation Can’t Claim Attorney-Client Privilege

By Admin | June 22, 2022

7th Circuit Extends New Standing Rules, But Open Dissent Develops

By Admin | May 25, 2022

Court Clarifies Standing Requirements In FDCPA Context

By Admin | May 4, 2022

COVID Case Highlights Impossibility, Related Issues

By Admin | April 8, 2022

Laches Bars Challenge To Void Judgment

By Admin | March 21, 2022

8:1 Punitive Damages Ration OK In Egregious Cases

By Admin | February 21, 2022

Four New Cases Address Equitable Remedies

By Admin | January 25, 2022

Court Issues Key Decision On Judicial Estoppel

By Admin | December 6, 2021

Court Limits Fiduciary Duty In Lawyer Context

By Admin | November 19, 2021

Defective Tenancy By Entirely Creates Joint Tenancy

By Admin | October 26, 2021

Foreclosure Fee Unconstitutional, High Court Rules

By Admin | September 24, 2021

New Law Limits Restrictive Employment Covenants

By Admin | August 31, 2021

Elements For Preliminary Injunction Fiercely Debated

By Admin | June 22, 2021

Lawyer Liability Under RICO Made More Difficult

By Admin | May 28, 2021

Foul Ball Results In Primer On Unconscionability

By Admin | April 14, 2021

Gratuitous Transfers Don’t Violate Citation Statute

By Admin | March 18, 2021

General Description of Improvements Held Sufficient

By Admin | February 9, 2021

7th Circuit Hands Down New Rules On Standing

By Admin | January 14, 2021

Crack Develops In Rule Against Divorce Contingent Fees

By Admin | December 10, 2020

High Court Reaffirms Successor Liability Rule

By Admin | November 19, 2020

Court Tells Standards For E-Filing Error Decisions

By Admin | October 26, 2020

Attacks On Void Judgment Rule Continue Apace

By Admin | September 28, 2020

Intent To Surrender In Bankruptcy Yields All Rights: Court

By Admin | September 4, 2020

One-Year Statute Controls TILA Rescission Suit

By Admin | August 12, 2020

Court Limits Specific Jurisdiction Doctrine

By Admin | July 27, 2020

High Court Affirms Restore Decision; Holding Unclear

By Admin | July 16, 2020

Appellate Court Tells Privilege Waiver Rules

By Admin | June 8, 2020

Courts Crack Down On Summary Judgment Affidavits

By Admin | June 3, 2020

Court Issues Primer On Lis Pendens

By Admin | May 1, 2020

Two E-Mails Sufficient To Invoke Specific Jurisdiction

By Admin | May 1, 2020

Separate Series Status Must Be Asserted Promptly

By Admin | April 8, 2020

Realty “Flippers” May Be Liable Under Consumer Fraud Act

By Admin | March 23, 2020

Court Limits Liberal Citation Remedies

By Admin | February 19, 2020

Default, Acceleration Terms Are Critical Condition Precedents

By Admin | January 17, 2020

Chapter 13 Plan Confirmation Creates Judicial Estoppel

By Admin | December 18, 2019

Municipality May Be Liable In Quantum Meruit Even Though Contract Is Void In Law, Court Says

By Admin | November 13, 2019

Refi Mortgage Can Take Priority Of Prior Mortgage

By Admin | October 4, 2019

Court May Not Hold Creditor In Contempt If There Is “Fair Ground of Doubt” As To Legality Of His Acts

By Admin | October 4, 2019

Laymen May Not Open Decedent’s Estate Without Lawyer

By Admin | October 4, 2019

Court Holds Strict Test For Association Capacity

By Admin | July 1, 2019

7th Circuit Breathes New Life Into Debt Collection Act’s Bona Fide Error Defense

By Admin | May 1, 2019

7th Circuit Upsets Settled Thinking On Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Interplay

By Admin | March 1, 2019

Court Has No Discretion On Wage Withholding

By Admin | January 1, 2019

No Five-Day Notice Doesn’t Mean No Jurisdiction

By Admin | January 1, 2019

Court Always Has Jurisdiction To Enforce Discovery Order

By Admin | December 1, 2018

Course-Of-Dealing Doctrine Applies In Non-UCC Cases

By Admin | October 1, 2018

Appellate Panel Rewrites Theory For Standards On Garnishment Summonses

By Admin | October 1, 2018

Corporate Officers Have No Duty To Second-Guess Board Of Directors

By Admin | September 1, 2018

Officers Have No Fiduciary Duties In Manager-Managed LLCs, Court Says

By Admin | August 1, 2018

Supporting Staff

Behind every great law firm is a brilliant supporting staff!  From the Office Manager to Real Estate to our Paralegals.  We are thankful for all the work they do!


Judi has over 30 years of office management and human resource experience.  Her knowledge helps us to operate efficiently.

Judi Hundley, Office Manager



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Brenda is by far one of the best paralegals and has been here for over 17 years.  She works hard to make sure the work our Attorneys give her is handled efficiently and our clients are always happy to talk with her.

Brenda Hapeman, Paralegal

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Our Real Estate team is top notch.  Greg has 30 years experience in real estate.  Teamed up with Heather, who expertly handles all our closings, they know what is needed and how to do it!

Greg Webb, Abstractor

Heather Taaka, Closing Agent/Paralegal

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