Attorney Profiles


Lawrence G. Gordon

Lawrence G. Gordon was licensed to practice in the State of Illinois in 1987 after graduating from Bradley University and Ohio Northern University and is a former principal of Gordon & Gordon, LTD, which was initially established in 1962 by his father, Justice Robert E. Gordon, of the Illinois Appellate Court, who retired from the practice of law in 1996.

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David Centracchio

David Centracchio is a passionate trial lawyer with extensive trial experience. He understands that as a trial lawyer he provides a service to those he is privileged to represent. He prides his practice on developing a relationship with his clients that will hopefully last long beyond handling their case. Through hard work and being upfront with his clients he has established a level of trust which has become the backbone of his practice.

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Joseph G. Ryan

Joe joined Gordon & Centracchio, LLC, in 2002. Prior to that time, Joe practiced employment law representing victims of age, race, gender and religious discrimination. Since joining Gordon & Centracchio, Joe has successfully represented clients in a variety of different complex matters, including personal injury, criminal and traffic, real estate closings, breach of contract litigation, social security disability appeals, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant law and condominium law matters.

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Beth M. Schillen

Beth M. Schillen joined Gordon & Centracchio, L.L.C. in 2002 as a legal assistant and continued working for the firm in that capacity throughout law school. Upon graduation and passing the bar in 2007, Beth became an associate attorney at the firm. Her areas of concentration include automobile accidents, real estate, and estates and trusts. Beth is also responsible for many business administration functions for the firm, utilizing her effective communication and organizational skills.

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Jacob B. Gordon

Jacob B. Gordon was licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2019. Prior to beginning his career as an attorney, and throughout his three years of law school, Jake worked for Gordon & Centracchio as a paralegal and also clerked for Justice Robert E. Gordon in the Illinois Appellate Court.Before attending law school, Jake graduated from Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

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