Edgerton & Edgerton

Edgerton Law Firm

Michael P. Edgerton

Michael P. Edgerton

Michael P. Edgerton began his legal career in 1966 as an Associate Attorney, then Partner in 1972, at Farrell & Edgerton. In 1973, Patricia L. Hatfield joined the firm as an Associate, and in 1978, Ms. Hatfield was made Partner and the firm became Farrell, Edgerton & Hatfield. In 1979, Mr. Farrell passed away. In 1996, Patrick L. Edgerton joined the firm and was made Partner in 1998, when the firm was changed to Edgerton & Edgerton. Michael P. Edgarton, Partner, received his law degree from the University of Illinois in 1966. He lectures extensively in the Mechanics Lien, Commercial Collections, and Commercial Litigation fields.

Current Employment Position(s):

Partner, Edgerton & Edgerton

Areas of Practice:

Commercial Litigation
Mechanic's Liens
Forcible Entry and Detainer

Bar Admissions:

Illinois, 1966


University of Illinois School of Law, 1966, Juris Doctorate
Morton Jr. College, 1962, Associate in Political Science

Representative Cases:

Chalek v. Klein, 193 Ill. App. 3d 767, 550 N.E.2d 645, 140 Ill. Dec. 760 (2d Dist. 1990).

Gary L. Brown Painting & Decorating, Ltd. v. Comeau, Ltd., 159 Ill. App. 3d 74, 512 N.E.2d 795, 111 Ill. Dec. 406 (2d Dist. 1987).

Wilbur v. Potpora, 123 Ill. App. 3d 166, 462 N.E.2d 734, 78 Ill. Dec. 615 (1st Dist. 1984).

Nagel Excavating, Inc. v. State, 34 Ill.Ct.CI. 124 (Ill. Ct. Cl. 1980).

People ex rel. Dept of Registration and Ed. v. Hund, 68 Ill. App. 3d 56, 385 N.E.2d 836, 24 Ill. Dec. 695 (2d Dist. 1979).

First Nat. Bank of West Chicago v. State Property Tax Appeal Bd., 60 Ill. App. 3d 810, 377 N.E.2d 339, 18 Ill. Dec. 186 (2d Dist. 1978).

State Bank of Lombard v. Segovia, 49 Ill. App. 3d 682, 364 N.E.2d 688, 7 Ill. Dec. 527 (2d Dist. 1977).

Ward v. Formex, Inc., 27 111. App. 3d 22, 325 N.E.2d 812 (2d Dist. 1975).

Dept. of Business and Economic Development v. Brummel, 1111. App. 3d 683, 274 N.E.2d 605 (2d Dist. 1971).

Dept. of Business and Economic Development v. Brummel, 52 I11.2d 538, 288 N.E.2d 392 (S. Ct. of Ill. 1972).

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Mechanic's Liens
Small Claims
Legal Fee Collections
Collection Remedies

Professional Associations and Memberships:

DuPage Bar Association
Kane County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Kane County Mounted Patrol, Past President

Past Employment Positions:

Riverside Day Camp, Riverside, IL
Day Camp Counselor

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