James S. Nowak
Jim grew up in southwest suburban Oak Lawn and attended Harold L. Richards High School. He received his B.A. at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Jim then returned to Chicago for law school where he attended The UIC John Marshall Law School. Jim lives in Brookfield with his wife Lauren, their son, and dog Judge.
B.A. in Politics from Cornell College in 2013
J.D. with a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from The UIC John Marshall Law School in 2016
Jim practices primarily in the field of real estate and handling residential real estate transactions. Jim is also experienced in corporate law and bankruptcy law, all of which inform his real estate practice. Prior to joining DKMO, Jim practiced in these areas at a small law firm in Chicago.
Leadership & Honors
CALI Award for Highest Grade, Bankruptcy Law
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from The UIC John Marshall Law School
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
American Bankruptcy Institute
Jim is an avid bowler and competes in tournaments across the US. Most recently, he competed in the USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas.