The Gil Law Group is one of the most respected law firms in the Chicagoland area dedicated to serving the legal needs of our community. Our attorneys are highly experienced and committed to preserving and protecting our clients’ rights. We strive to meet all of our clients’ needs and concerns, regardless of the complexity of the matter.
We provide uncompromised legal representation to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and small businesses that are founded upon the core values of integrity, hard work, and aggressive advocacy so as to assist clients in achieving both personal and business objectives.
Whether you have been injured in an accident, are charged with a criminal offense, looking to buy a house or a business, seeking to file bankruptcy or divorce, our experienced and dedicated attorneys can assist you with these and all your other legal needs.
If you are in need of quality legal representation, call our office for a free consultation. We will take the time to provide you with the personal attention and dedicated legal representation you deserve. We have convenient offices in Aurora and West Chicago.
Elizabeth Berrones was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Prairie State Legal Services
Elizabeth Berrones was recently featured in the DePaul Law School Magazine for her community involvement and pro bono efforts.
We would like to welcome our newest Associate Attorney, Viviana Ramirez. Mrs. Ramirez has 14 years criminal experience as a former Federal Defender.
The Gil Law Group welcomes Associate Attorney Miguel Fernandez to our team. Mr. Fernandez has over 10 years experience as a transactional attorney.
RENE CRUZ APPOINTED ASSOCIATE JUDGE FOR THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. Congratulations to Rene Cruz for being selected as Kane County’s newest judge. Below is a press release from the Beacon News:
Cruz was selected over 35 other candidates. Cruz has been an attorney in the Aurora area for 17 years.
According to a press release from the 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Cruz started his career with the offices of Morelli, Cook & Peterson in Aurora. He later served as an associate in the law firm of Barbosa & Gil. He moved to Eduardo Gil & Associates in late 1996 and became a partner in the firm of law offices of Gil & Cruz in 2000, where he has continued his practice.
Cruz is a graduate of the Balboa High School in the Panama Canal Zone and received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel Military College in South Carolina. He received his law degree from Northern Illinois University School of Law in 1997.
Cruz was past president and legal counsel for the Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Board-Business Roundtable. He also served on the Rasmussen College Advisory Board.
Kane County Magazine has chosen Elizabeth Berrones-Rotchford as a 2012 Women of Distinction Award Winner. Seven women were chosen as representative role models and leaders in their fields and communities. An Awards Luncheon was held on October 15, 2012 at the Acquaviva Winery. Elizabeth was also the feature story in the Oswego Patch. See Article.oswego.patch.com/articles/kyn-elizabeth-berrones-rotchford
Eduardo J. Gil was elected to the Waubonsee Community College Foundation Board.
Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council 2010 has awarded Eduardo J. Gil and Rene Cruz the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award. The Alumni Council honored Gil & Cruz for their outstanding achievements, public service activities, and support to the College. A reception was held on June 11, 2010.
Congratulations to Attorney Elizabeth Berrones-Rotchford who was awarded the 2010 Kane County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award for her pro bono work on behalf of Spanish-speaking clients. Congratulations to Elizabeth for all her hard work.
Congratulations also to Edwin Trinta who was elected to the Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Gil & Cruz announces that Jeniffer A. Smutzer has been promoted to Law Firm Partner. Congratulations to Jeniffer.
Eduardo J. Gil was inducted into WCC's Athletic Hall of Fame for Soccer and Wrestling.
Gil & Cruz was selected as the 2005, 2007 and 2008 Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.
Eduardo J. Gil was named one of Waubonsee Community Colleges Fabulous Forty Alumni.
Eduardo J. Gil has been appointed by Aurora Mayor, Thomas Weisner, to co-chair the Taskforce on Opportunities for Minorities and Women.
Gil & Cruz hosted a reception for the NIU Latino Law Student Association to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The reception included comments by NIU Dean Rosato, Honorable Manuel Barbosa and the Honorable Mark Lopez.