Admissions:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

State of Illinois


Education:

The John Marshall Law School, J.D., cum laude,  January 2014

University of Illinois, B.S., Economics, May 1999


Organizations:
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association

Rebecca Zarzecki


Since joining the bar in 2005, Ms. Zarzecki has concentrated her practice on family law, business disputes and general trial work with some estate planning.  Having over 20 years of experience in litigation, Ms. Zarzecki's rounded view of the law gives her clients an advantage in anticipating other areas of conflict and avoiding problems down the road.  Ms. Zarzecki has handled hundreds of evidentiary hearings and trials in her tenure, focused on not only immediate results, but long-term success as well.  In addition to litigation, Ms. Zarzecki routinely negotiates emotional and highly charged situations to final settlement with efficiency - achieving beneficial results.  

Ms. Zarzecki began her legal career in 1996 with a small insurance defense firm in the Chicago Loop.  She supported trial firms in primarily insurance defense, medical malpractice and construction liability for nine years as a paralegal and legal assistant.  Ms. Zarzecki attended the John Marshall Law School evening program while working full time in this role.  She was selected to represent The John Marshall Law School in the prestigious National Competition, and served as Associate Justice on the Moot Court Counsel.      

Ms. Zarzecki recently celebrated 8 years in running her own business, and has now had published opinions by both a Supreme Court Rule 23 opinion by the First District Court of Appeals, Jaskula v. Dybka 2017 IL App (1st) 160014-U and
Second District Court of Appeals, In Re Milne, 2018 IL App (2d) 180091. She continues to fight for her clients on a daily basis in trials, evidentiary hearings and court appearances.

​Ms. Zarzecki has been married for 21 years and has two children.

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Attorneys

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Jason Jochum


Mr. Jochum worked as an Associate Attorney from May 2014 through June 2015 and rejoined the firm in May 2016 as an Attorney.  He has a broad litigation focus having practiced before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), winning a directed verdict for a business client in the Cook County Law Division, and reaching a negotiated settlement for a client before the City of Chicago Liquor Commission, aside from numerous cases in the Cook County Chancery, Probate, and Domestic Relations Divisions. His primary focus is on family law, business ownership disputes, and contractual disputes for small businesses.

Prior to attending law school, Jason was employed for over a decade in sales and management and received several awards for both individual and team performance.




Admissions:
State of Illinois

Education:
The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2005

Roosevelt University, Paralegal Cert, Honors, 1999
Aquinas College, B.A., Political Science, 1995


Organizations:

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association