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Robert D. Goldstine, Partner

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My goal is to help our clients achieve success by advising them of the business implications under the law so sound decisions can be made. My relationships with clients start as a business relationship, and lead to friendships that last decades.


Practice Areas: Business and Corporate Law; Estate Planning, Tax and Probate; Real Estate Law


  • University of Illinois, J.D., 1956
  • Northwestern University, Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanical College, B.A., 1953

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Bar Association Memberships:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • West Suburban Bar Association

Robert Goldstine is the founder of Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. (1957) and served as its Managing Partner and President through 2008. Robert provides business counsel to clients (including corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships) in the areas of structuring and maintaining business entities and provides real estate counsel related to acquisition and sale, development and construction, commercial financing and leasing. Additionally, he counsels individuals in the areas of estate planning and taxation, which includes trust formation and administration.

Robert, an active community member, is and has been involved in many organizations, including the West Suburban Temple, River Forest (former Treasurer and Vice President), the Argo-Summit Lions Club (former President), the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (former member) and the West Suburban Bar Association (past President and member of the Board of Governors). Robert has earned Illinois Super Lawyers designation in the areas of Closely-Held Business, Real Estate, and Business/Corporate.


Practice Areas

We are uniquely staffed to handle most types of legal matters—whether personal or business related—within our main practice areas: business and corporate law; construction law; employment and labor law; estate and tax planning; family law; land use and development/local government; litigation; and real estate law.
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There are no shortcuts or compromises at Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. Our attorneys respectfully listen to their clients, anticipate their needs and work diligently to provide sound and practical legal advice.
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Introducing our new partners: Alison J. Wetzel, Brian M. Dougherty, and Daniel J. McCarthy III.


Our attorneys represent a vast array of clients, from individuals to closely-held businesses and publicly-traded companies to municipalities.
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In Memoriam: Thomas P. Russian


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