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Our company mission is to exceed expectations

Canning & Canning, LLC

We are small, family-owned law firm dedicated to helping individuals and small businesses in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. With more than 50 years of legal experience, we offer well-honed legal counsel with the personalized responsiveness of a small, intimate law practice, providing big-city training and experience at suburban rates.

As general practice attorneys, we are dedicated to representing clients in multiple areas of law, including business and real estate transactions. We can represent you in court, before government agencies, or simply answer day-to-day legal questions that arise in any business venture. Because we are business owners and attorneys, we thoroughly understand the needs of both. If you own or manage a business in the Chicago area or simply have legal questions, you know that having a law firm that appreciates the needs of businesses and individuals provides the greatest value for your legal dollars

Providing a Wide Range of Services for Individuals & Business Owners


When you retain the services of our Wilmette business attorneys at Canning & Canning, you can be confident that personal service, responsiveness, and client satisfaction will be our top priority. Our firm provides well-versed guidance for a wide range of legal matters, such as real estate, commercial lending, employment counseling, estate planning, business formation and strategy, business and civil litigation and government relations.


For example, as real estate attorneys, we also bring a wealth of experience to representing individuals and business owners in all aspects of real estate law, including:


  • Assisting clients in buying and selling residential real estate
  • Representing clients in buying, selling, and development of commercial real estate
  • Representing landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting office, retail, and industrial leases

We also have the sharp legal insight to counsel our clients in matters related to zoning, leasing, wealth succession, not-for-profits, and outside general counsel services. We are proud to offer these services to clients residing in Chicago’s North Shore community, including Wilmette, Evanston, Winnetka, Lake Forest, Highland Park, and the Cook and Lake Counties.