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Richard J. Curran, Jr. 


Richard J. Curran, Jr. is a partner in the Crystal Lake based law firm of Cowlin, Curran & Hanzel, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of local government, real estate, estate planning and civil litigation. Curran is a life-long resident of Illinois and currently resides in the Barrington area where his wife teaches elementary school at St. Anne's Catholic Parish School. 

Richard J. Curran, Jr. has acted or continues to act as counsel for the fire protection districts of Nunda Rural, Spring Grove, Union, Fox River Grove, Richmond Township, Barrington Countryside, city attorney for Village of Wonder Lake, as well as many local businesses.

DePauw University, B.A., 1972 with distinction

Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 1975

Illinois, 1975

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

American Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

McHenry County Bar Association (President, 1993-94)


Municipal & Local Government

Real Estate & Land Use

General Civil 

Corporate & Business Law

Trust Wills & Probate

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