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Helping our clients navigate their legal needs, excel in business, and flourish in life

Our firm's strength comes from being able to handle multiple areas of law that most people interact with at some point throughout their lives and life events. That makes our practice relevant to most people. Our practice areas grew organically, focusing on possessing depth of skills in the practice areas that our clients will likely face. With combined expertise across multiple practice areas, we've built a team whose expertise spans the vast menu of legal situations, which makes us uniquely equipped to assist business owners, modern families, and mission-driven clients.  

Make us your go-to law firm for now and in the future for all your legal needs. You'll find that we are dependable, versatile, goal-oriented, and personable.


Whether you are buying or selling a real estate, whether you are planning for your estate to take care of your family, whether you are considering making significant donations, whether you find yourself in a situation where a lawsuit or a dispute resolution is inevitable, whether you and your organization needs a legal audit, whether you want to set up a family foundation, whether you have a question regarding tax implications of a business transaction or your estate planning, or whether your organization needs to file a tax exemption application for state and local taxes or 501(3) recognition, your search for an attorney can stop here at Mauck & Baker. Our attorneys are skilled in many areas, so you don’t need to waste valuable time looking elsewhere. 

We also make the process of becoming a client as smooth as possible. You won’t find lawyers anywhere else who are as passionate about getting to know our clients’ specific needs and addressing them with urgency, attention to detail, and professionalism.

Whoever you may be, chances are you will need at least one of our services at some point in your life. So don't wait--contact us today!

Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Excelling in Business
General Counsel
for Business

Being of Service



& Foundations

Addressing Conflict

Preparing for Now & Later


Trust, Estate,

& Probate

Managing Property
Real Estate &


Worshipping Freely
Church Law 

What Our Clients Are Saying

"Most of us probably do not look forward to participating in a lawsuit - but if you’ve chosen Mauck & Baker as your legal team you will quickly learn that you can rest assured that you have the most wonderful representation available. They are superb listeners that create great strategies for their clients. They are direct, honest, thoughtful, and creative. They are available to discuss those strategies and answer any questions that come up. God truly blessed Keystone Montessori when we came under Mauck & Baker’s care."

— Vicki Shea, Director of Keystone Montessori School

Our Team

Meet The Team


John W. Mauck

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Richard C. Baker

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Soo Lee


Whitman H. Brisky

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Kirstin M. Erickson

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Susan Thomas

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Jennifer Baek

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1 North LaSalle St.

Suite 600

Chicago, IL 60602


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The information contained here has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. This material describes issues in general terms, and good legal advice required detailed analysis of particular facts and circumstances. We welcome the opportunity to discuss legal representation with readers of this content. However, the publication of this content is not intended to create, and receipt of the same does not create, an attorney-client relationship. We accept clients only after considering potential conflicts of interest and confirming the terms of our engagement in writing. We render legal advice to clients only after the completion of those procedures. Do not send confidential information until you speak with one of our attorneys and obtain authorization to send such information.

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