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Thomas P. Russian


Thomas P. Russian, Partner

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In order to represent clients to the best of my ability, I gain an understanding of the transaction by melding a detailed knowledge of the facts with client goals.


Practice Areas: Real Estate Law


  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1976
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 1968

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Illinois
    United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Bar Association Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Southwest Suburban Bar Association
  • West Suburban Bar Association

Tom Russian has been associated with Goldstine, Skrodzki, Russian, Nemec and Hoff, Ltd. since 1978 and a partner since 1984.

Tom manages the firm's real estate practice, consulting with clients in the purchase and sale of various types of real estate, including property to be acquired for development, as well as commercial, industrial and residential real estate. He also advises clients on matters relating to 1031 exchanges, financing, leasing and zoning matters. Tom is known as an aggressive advocate for his clients and is well versed in recognizing issues and alternatives.

Outside the firm, Tom has served on numerous Boards of Directors, including: Peace Village Retirement Community, Palos Park, where he served as President; Peace Memorial Residences, Downers Grove; Peace Memorial Church, Palos Park; Peace Memorial Home, Evergreen Park; Summit Chamber of Commerce; and the Palos Education Association, where he served a two-year term as President. Tom has earned Illinois Super Lawyers designation in the area of Real Estate.


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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