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Stephen  Newland - Libertyville, IL - Elite Lawyer
Elite Lawyer Since 2019

Stephen Newland


Practice Areas

Real Estate

Main Office

Newland & Newland, LLP
1512 Artaius Parkway, Suite 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: 847-549-0000

About Stephen Newland

Stephen S. Newland has been practicing law for nearly 30 years and is considered an authority by many in the field of real estate, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy and estate planning.

Due to Steve's expertise he is often asked to speak to fellow attorneys at bar association seminars to instruct other lawyers on how to assist their clients. Steve has been a featured speaker at various bar association seminars on topics such as:

- “Advising Clients in Foreclosure”

- “What Every Real Estate Lawyer Need to Know About Bankruptcy”

- “How to Obtain Loan Modifications Using a Foreclosure Defense”

- “Affirmative Defense in Foreclosure”

In foreclosure defense cases, Steve has been successful in getting lenders to provide clients loan modifications where the lenders were previously unwilling to provide modifications. Steve has also succeeded in getting people back their homes even after the banks have taken the homes through foreclosure sales.

Due to Steve's success in defending foreclosures, he has one of the largest foreclosure defense practices in the Chicago area. His bankruptcy practice has been featured on the front page of the Northwest Herald.

Steve handles hundreds of real estate closings each year, has completed many thousands in his career, and with most of his clients being return clients or referred to him from other clients or people in the industry you can be assured you would be getting tremendous representation.

Steve was recently asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Organization, which is the preeminent real estate organization for lawyers. Steve is also a former Co-chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Lake County Bar Association

Steve 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 De

Education

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.-1991
University of Illinois, B.A.-1988

Bar Associations

Illinois State Bar Associations
Lake County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

10.0 Top Attorney Rating, Avvo- Present
Elite Lawyer Award, 2019- Present
Named as a u201cLeading Lawyeru201d by his Peers- Present
Nominated and Elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Org- Present
Former Co-Chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Lake County Bar Association- Present

Professional Associations

Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys
Lake County Bar Association, Member, Former Co-Chair of Real Estate Committee
Illinois State Bar Association, Member

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