ATTORNEY AT LAW
’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
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 .
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