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Thomas J. Rigby, Esq.

Founding Attorney

Tom Rigby is an experienced residential and commercial real estate attorney. Mr. Rigby built his practice around real estate transactions, real estate litigation, and real estate short sale and loss mitigation work. Since graduating from Northern Illinois University College of Law, Tom has worked as a litigation defense attorney, a real estate corporate attorney for a S&P 500 Corporation, and as in-house counsel for a major Illinois real estate title insurance company. In October of 2015, Mr. Rigby founded The Real Estate Law Firm with the mission of bringing big law firm services to the public for small law firm legal fees. Tom’s experience has been utilized in closings spanning Kane, Will, DuPage, Lake, and McHenry counties.

Education

  • J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb
  • B.B.A., Illinois State University
  • Mock Trial Team Captain

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association

 

Matthew J. Karras, Esq.

Matthew Karras is an experienced residential and commercial real estate attorney. Mr. Karras joined The Real Estate Law Firm after litigating for both a well known insurance defense firm, as well as for a major insurance carrier. He concentrates his practice in transactional real estate and estate planning. Mr. Karras brings the large-firm experience to a boutique-firm setting to better serve each of our clients on an individual and personal basis.​

Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D.
  • Dean’s List
  • Early Graduate
  • Purdue University, B.A.
  • Dean’s List
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • Hellenic Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association