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Gilbert X. Drendel Jr.

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Pre-Marital Agreements
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • School Law

Education

  • Harvard University Law School, 1961, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Cornell College, 1958
      • Honors: summa cum laude
      • Honors: Member of Phi Beta Kappa

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois, 1961
    • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1965
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1965
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1965

    Current Employment Position

    • Member

    Professional Associations

    • Board of Trustees of Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa since 1993
    • President of the Board of Trustees, Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, 2002 to 2005
    • Village Attorney for the Village of North Aurora, 1967 to 2001
    • Batavia School Board, 1974 to 1980
    • Kane County Bar Association, Member
    • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
    • President of the Kane County Bar Association, 1976 to 1977
    • Chairperson of that Bar Association's Family Law Committee
    • First Chairperson of the Kane County Judicial Evaluation Committee, 1995 to 1999

    Past Positions

    • Founding Director of the Old Second Bank of North Aurora
    • Old Second National Bank, Director, 1970 to 1997

    Honors

    • Awarded the Community Service Award by the Kane County Bar Association
    • Awarded the Community Service Award by the Illinois State Bar Association

    Classes & Seminars

    • Lecturer, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education