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Richard M. Guerard

Founding Partner

Phone: 630-698-4700
Email: sserddA liamE wohS

Richard Guerard, a founding member of GK&B, focuses his practice on real estate transactions, zoning, entitlement and development, real estate tax complaints, business and commercial representation. Mr. Guerard is a member of the Bar for Illinois Supreme Court and has served as Chairman of numerous real estate-related committees through DuPage County Bar Association, as well as being a past president of the DuPage County Bar Association.

Mr. Guerard has authored numerous articles on real estate development and related topics and speaks extensively on these topics. Mr. Guerard received the highest available rating for legal ability, adherence to ethical standards, professional reliability, and diligence by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Northern District Trial Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court


  • University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law (FKA John Marshall Law School), Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor, with honors, 1975
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science, 1969

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • Member, ISBA Real Estate Law Section Council, 1979-2016
  • Member, ISBA Attorney and Broker Committee Section Council, 2012-2017
  • Member, ISBA Assembly for the 18th Judicial Circuit, 1982-1988
  • Member, 18th Judicial Circuit Court Rules Committee, 1982-1984
  • Director, DuPage County Bar Association, 1981-1986
  • President, DuPage County Bar Association, 1986-1987
  • Member, DCBA Attorney and Broker Committee, 2012-2017
  • Member, DCBA Real Estate Law Committee, 1979-2021
  • Chair, DCBA Real Estate Law Committee, 1981-1982
  • Member, DCBA Corporation Law Committee, 1980-2018
  • Chair, DCBA Corporation Law Committee, 1980-1981
  • Chair, DCBA Judiciary Committee, 1987-1988
  • Member, Illinois Supreme Court Special Committee on Foreclosures, 2011
  • Member, Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund
  • Director, River Grove Bank and Trust Company, 1983-1990
  • Director, SSC for Illinois, Inc., 1987-1988
  • Trustee, The Conservation Land Foundation, 2008-2011
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