David Chroust Of Counsel

David Chroust Of Counsel2020-01-14T16:11:19+00:00

Practice / Specifications:

David Chroust represents clients in matters involving construction disputes, mechanic’s lien claims, and business disputes.

David has been involved in a number of appeals before the Illinois Supreme Court and the Illinois Appellate Courts.  David also successfully represented clients in appeals which resulted in unpublished Orders or which were settled during the appeal process on terms favorable to his clients. David has spoken on various topics at local Bar Association seminars for over 15 years.

Education:

  • Columbia University Law School, 1980
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Grinnell College 1980

Admissions:

  • United States District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Organizations:

  • Illinois State Bar Association

Reported and Representative Cases:

  • In re Estate of Earl D. Gaudio, Appellate Court of Illinois, Fourth District, 2018 IL App (4th) 180032-U (2018)
  • In Re Estate of Paul J. Godinez, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 2018 IL App (2d) 161009-U (2018)
  • Bank of N.Y. v. Jurado, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Fifth Division, 2012 IL App (1st) 112116; 977 N.E.2d 1202 (2012)
  • Basu v. Stelle, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 237 Ill. App. 3d 113 (1992)
  • Board of Education v. State Bd. of Education, Supreme Court of Illinois, 99 Ill. 2d 111 (1983)
  • City of Naperville v. Old Second Nat’l Bank of Aurora as Trustee, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 327 Ill. App. 3d 734 (2002)
  • DeKalb Bank v. Purdy, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 205 Ill. App. 3d 62 (1990)
  • Forty-Eight Insulations, Inc. v. Acevedo, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 140 Ill. App. 3d 107 (1986)
  • Fullco Lumber Co. v. Donat (In re Estate of Wallen), Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 262 Ill. App. 3d 61 (1994)
  • Garbe Iron Works, Inc. v. Priester, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division, 110  Ill. App. 3d 948 (1982)
  • Garbe Iron Works, Inc. v. Priester, Supreme Court of Illinois, 99 Ill. 2d 84 (1983)
  • In re Clark, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 133 B.R. 123 (1991)
  • In re Nantz, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 44 B.R. 543 (1984)
  • Keene Corp. v. International Fidelity Ins. Co., 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 736 F.2d 388 (1984)
  • In re Marriage of Olsen, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 156 Ill. App. 3d 540 (1987)
  • In re Marriage of Olsen, Supreme Court of Illinois, 124 Ill. 2d 19 (1988)
  • Label Printers v. Pflug, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 246 Ill. App. 3d 435 (1991)
  • Label Printers v. Pflug, Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, 206 Ill. App. 3d 483 (1993)

Published Work:

  • “Government Regulations and Legislation:  Does Your Business Comply?” published in The Illinois Manufacturer Magazine, First Quarter 2018 issue
  • “Is Your Bank in Compliance with the Illinois Job Opportunities and Human Rights Acts?” published in the Illinois Banker, September-October 2017 issue
  • “How Banks May Limit Their Liability for Delinquent Condominium Assessments,” published in the Illinois Banker, April 2016 issue