FIRM PROFILE


Meet Our Team

Tom and Paul started Hawbecker & Garver, LLC in 2003.  They met in law school at The Ohio
State University where both claim they tutored the other.  Working with the Hawbecker & Garver
team Paul and Tom represent clients in Real Estate and Estate Planning.

Attorney Thomas Hawbecker

  *  Graduated from Winona State University
  *  J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  *  Member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers
     Association, Illinois Bar Association and its Real Estate Law Committee
  *  Practices Real Estate

 



Attorney Paul Garver

  *  Graduated with a B.A. from Miami University
  *  J.D from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  *  Member of the Chicago Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association,
     Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, and Illinois Bar Association
  *  Mainstreet Organization of Realtors Affiliate Committee Member and
     Broker/Lawyer Committee Member
  *  Practices Real Estate

 

Attorney Lynn Graham

 *  Graduated with a B.A. from Augustana College
 *  J.D. from John Marshall College of Law
 *  Member of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, and Illinois Bar           Association
 *  Manages Real Estate Team
 *  Practices Real Estate
 

 

Attorney Melissa Grisoni

  *  Graduated with a B.A. from Roosevelt University
  *  J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law
  *  Represents executors, trustees, and beneficiaries with trust estates and 
     probate cases in DuPage, Cook, Kane and Will counties

  *  Member of WealthCounsel and Dupage County Estate Planning Counsel
  *  Admitted to the bar in Illinois
  *  Practices Estate Planning and Estate Administration


Attorney Kirk Langefeld

  *  Graduated with a B.S. from University of Illinois
  *  J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law
  *  Member of the Chicago Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association,
      Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, and Illinois Bar Association

  *  Practices Real Estate


 

Attorney Themis Katris

  *  Graduated with a B.A. from University of Illinois at Chicago
  *  J.D. from John Marshall College of Law
  *  Member of the Chicago Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Assocation,         Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, and Illinois Bar Association

  *  Practices Real Estate

 


Lili Cardona, Paralegal

  *  Completed Northwestern College's ABA-Certified Paralegal Program 
  *  Schedules all closings
  *  Manages all mortgage contingency deadlines
  *  Follows up on association documents and repair receipts
  *  Requests Settlement Statements and provides bottom-line figures




Amanda Izzi, Paralegal

  *  B.S. in Criminal Justice Science from Illinois State University 
  *  Inputs Contracts for sales
  *  Handles municipal transfer requirements of sales
  *  Orders and completes title exams
  *  Reviews and clears title/Provides title updates
  *  Reviews and finalizes closing statements and folders

 


Anita Tallon, Paralegal

  *  Schedules and follows up on Estate Planning initial client meetings and            signing appointments
  *  Assembles and schedules pick-up/delivery of Estate Planning binders
  *  Estate Planning Engagement Letters
  *  Quit Claim Deeds & Deed Recording
  *  Sets monthly Real Estate Team and Estate Planning Team Meetings and         works with Team Lead on the agenda
  *  Handles Marketing for the firm 
                                              *  Accounting
                                              *  Assists in planning firm events/parties
                                              *  Website Maintenance

 

Arianna Listecki, Paralegal

  *  B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Western Illinois
     University
  *  Sends out correspondence to clients and realtors
  *  Sends out deeds and owners policies
  *  Assembles real estate binders for our buyers
  *  Inputs contracts for buys
  *  Handles municipal transfer requirements for buys
  *  Greets clients on the phone
                                              *  Welcomes visitors


 Kori Krueger, Paralegal

    *  Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies from Robert Morris                  University
    *  Contract Addendum/Changes
    *  Preliminary Close Statement
    *  Requests Commission Statements
    *  Association Documents
    *  Orders Mortgage payoffs and Sanitary Payoffs
    *  Reviews Survey upon receipt
                                              *  Prepares EZ Dec's and PTAX's
                                              *  Drafts and sends out close docs and schedules signing appointments
                                              *  Starts closing folders for sales