’Lanre Amu is ‘the attorney on your side’. All matters will be handled in an atmosphere of Trust and Confidence. Mr. Amu has educational background in engineering, business and law. Mr. Amu was born in Lagos, Nigeria, in Africa.

After basic schooling in Nigeria, he attended the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota and received a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree, with High Distinction, in 1984. Thereafter he received a Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota in 1985. Mr. Amu worked as an engineer for Sargent & Lundy Inc., in Chicago in 1986. Between 1986 and 1990, Mr. Amu worked as an engineer for Envirodyne Engineers Inc., in Chicago. Mr. Amu received an MBA degree, with concentration in strategic management and marketing, from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 1989. Mr. Amu later worked as an engineer for Commonwealth Edison Company (Unicom Corporation), in Chicago, from 1990 to 1992. Mr. Amu attended the John Marshall Law School, in Chicago, and received the degree of Juris Doctor in 1995.

After graduating from law school, between 1995 and 1996, Mr. Amu became associated with the Law Firm of James D. Montgomery & Associates, Ltd., in Chicago. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Amu became associated with Civil Rights Attorney Standish E. Willis. Mr. Amu, a Licensed Professional Engineer, is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (federal court), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (federal appeals court). Mr. Amu is currently a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Cook County Bar Association .

Community Involvement:
Mr. Amu maintains membership in community associations, and participates in community activities.

’Lanre O. Amu
Attorney at Law
407 South Dearborn, Suite 1550
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Telephone: (312) 922-1221

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