Attorney Scott J. Gartner

Phone: 847-395-6633
Fax: 847-395-6644


Scott J. Gartner is the managing partner at Merit Law Group (formally Gartner Law Offices, Inc.) in Chicago. His practice is concentrated in Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Banking Law, Corporate Documentation, and Estate Planning. Scott has nearly 18 years of experience representing clients in Chicago. surrounding counties and Southeastern Wisconsin. Scott has tried numerous cases in Cook and Lake Counties, as well as in the Federal Courts of Illinois and Wisconsin.

Scott graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1998 and went on to earn his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2001. He is currently licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin, including the Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois and Eastern District of Wisconsin.


Notably: In addition to his legal career, Scott is committed to community outreach and development. Specifically, Scott is a member of the Antioch Rotary Club, Antioch Chamber of Commerce, Lake County Bar Association, and Illinois State Bar Association. Further, Scott is the former co-chair of the Lake County Bar Association Real Estate Committee. In his free time Scott enjoys spending time with his two daughters, golfing, boating, attending sporting evens and concerts.


Practice Areas:
• Banking Law
• Business Law

• Commercial & Residential Real Estate
• Construction Litigation
• Estate Planning

• Civil Litigation

• Corporate Documentation and Formation

Professional Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association

Illinois Wesleyan University - B.A.
IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law - J.D.

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