Our goal is to utilize the highest ethical standards in providing excellent, cost-effective legal services to our clients.
Founded in 1862, Ward, Murray,
Pace & Johnson, P.C. is a full service,
civil practice law firm.
With 13 attorneys, our firm is one of the largest in northwest Illinois. Our goal is to utilize the highest ethical standards in providing excellent, cost-effective legal services to our clients. We provide a wide range of legal services for many types of clients. Our clients include individuals, small businesses and partnerships, corporations, developers, school districts, cities, and many others.
Our Practice Areas
Our attorneys have decades of combined experience in many areas of civil law.
New or well established, big or small, we advise in a broad range of business and corporate matters.
WMPJ attorneys stand ready to provide experienced counsel in a broad range of civil legal matters.
Employment / Labor Law
We counsel both employers and employees regarding the complex legal issues surrounding employment and labor law.
Estate planning is necessary to prepare for your own financial and medical needs and to provide for loved ones.
We practice a broad range of areas specific to financial institutions and other creditors.
WMPJ attorneys have decades of experience in litigating for our clients in state and federal courtrooms.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident or at work, let one of our attorneys fight to recover for your loss.
Probate & Trust
We assist loved ones and family members through the legal processes for both Probate and Trust Administration.
We represent buyers and sellers on both residential and commercial transactions. We provide experienced guidance throughout the transaction.
We proudly serve our communities by providing sound guidance to many of the municipalities that we call home.
Whether divorce, custody, or adoption matters, our experienced and understanding attorneys are there to help.
We proudly represent many of the school districts in the communities in which we live and work.
Our goal is to build long-term
relationships with our clients.
We help our clients by providing a wide range of legal services in the following areas of law: personal injury, workers’ compensation, employment, probate, real estate, estate planning, hospitals, schools, municipalities, state and federal civil litigation, bankruptcy/creditor rights, banking, insurance, domestic relations, adoption, corporations, tax, labor, environmental and pension and profit sharing.
The primary way we accomplish this goal is by taking the time to listen to each client’s particular needs and goals and working with them to reach their objectives. This interactive approach has resulted in many close, long-term relationships.