Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014
Arlington Heights criminal defense and civil litigation lawyer Colin H. Gilbert has been named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Illinois Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers organization. Gilbert is a partner at the law firm Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, LLC, which has offices in Palatine and Chicago.
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization consisting of America’s top young trial lawyers. Membership into the exclusive organization is by invitation only. Membership is only extended to those individuals who meet the strict qualifications and specialize in the legal areas of criminal defense or civil plaintiff. The National Trial Lawyers organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy guidance and high quality educational programs for trial lawyers across the country.
Colin Gilbert is a founding partner of Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, LLC (DGAA). Gilbert has been practicing law in the Illinois court system for eight years. He is a Vice President of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, an active member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s, as well as the Illinois Creditor’s Bar Association’s, Board of Governors, and a Commissioner for the Village of Arlington Heights. He received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2005, where he was Captain of the International Moot Court team and spent a summer studying European Union law abroad at Amsterdam University. Gilbert earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he also spent time studying abroad at Melbourne University. He is also a proud alumnus of John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.
Gilbert focuses his legal practice on criminal defense, collections, real estate law and corporate law. He holds an Avvo rating of 10.0 or “superb” based on peer endorsements and client reviews for his experience, industry recognition and professional conduct.
DGAA is committed to providing clients with high quality legal counsel. The Palatine law firm is comprised of four highly respected lawyers (Ken Drost, Colin Gilbert, Jay Andrew, and Ken Apicella) who have a combined 70 years of legal experience. DGAA handles a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, collections, criminal defense, real estate, estate planning, corporate law, personal injury, employment law and insurance disputes. Contact DGAA for a free initial consultation by calling 847 934-6000 or fill out the online contact form.