The law firm of Scheflow and Rydell represents a broad range of individual and corporate clients in the general practice of law.  The firm practices in most of the Chicago metropolitan area, including Kane and Cook and is one of Elgin's oldest law partnerships.

Areas of Practice General Practice, Litigation, Corporate Law, Banks and Banking, Business Law, Commercial Law, Partnership Law, Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate, Mortgage Foreclosure, Zoning, Planning and Land Use, Leases and Leasing, Municipal Law, Trademarks, Taxation, Bankruptcy, Collections, Family Law, Adoption


Phone: 847-695-2800

Fax: 847-695-4547

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Real Estate:
  • Residential real estate
  • Commercial real estate
  • Farms
  • Zoning
  • Planning and land Use
  • Leases and leasing
  • Condominium law

Esate Planning:

  • Wills
  • Living trusts and estates
  • Probate and trust administration
  • Estate planning
  • Powers of attorney
  • Guardianships

Business and Corporate Law:

  • Corporate law 
  • Banks and banking
  • Business law 
  • Commercial law 
  • Chapter 7 and 13
  • Partnership law 
  • Nonprofit and charitable organizations 
  • Taxation
  • Trademarks
  • Construction law
  • Municipal law

Bankruptcy and Family Law:

  • Litigation
  • Family law
  • Adoption
  • Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 7 and 13
  • Collections
  • Mortgage foreclosure
  • Evictions

Scheflow & Rydell

63 Douglas Avenue, Suite 200

Elgin, IL 60120

Thomas C. Rydell, born in Elgin, Illinois, October 29, 1936; admitted to bar, 1966,  Illinois. Education: Bradley University (B.S., 1960); Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1966).  Member: Kane County, Elgin and Illinois State Bar Associations.

Douglas J. Scheflow
, born Elgin, Illinois June 10, 1957; admitted to bar, 1983, Illinois; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Education: University of Michigan (B.S. in Engineering, cum laude, 1979); University of Illinois (J.D., 1983). Member: Kane County and Illinois State Bar Associations.