Local Counsel Services

Northern Illinois litigation attorney Steve Merican has substantial experience retaining and serving as local counsel. As an attorney with an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Chicago local counsel Steve Merican understands how to provide reliable service for downstate or out-of-state legal counsel with state or federal civil cases pending in Greater Chicago. For specific information about his ability to meet your local representation needs, call his DuPage County, Illinois office toll-free.

Chicago civil litigator Steve Merican can keep you covered on the full range of local litigation services, including:

  • Motion practice
  • Discovery and deposition coverage
  • Advice on local rules and local court practices
  • Case management services such as working with experts or coordinating document production or local discovery review
  • Trial support services

Having relied on local counsel in his own litigation practice, Chicago civil trial lawyer Steve Merican fully understands the role and is always careful to maintain the integrity of the lead attorney-client relationship. He's experienced with local counsel service in business or commercial litigation, personal injury and insurance defense matters, commercial torts, contract disputes, and other matters on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to small businesses to major corporations.

Chicago local counsel attorney Steve Merican also has the flexibility to make sure that the relationship succeeds on lead counsel's terms. Whether that means you need motions and discovery matters handled independently, or simply require a pro hac vice admission and a local contact, you'll be able to depend on Steve Merican to fulfill your requirements.