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Expertise You Can Rely On: Real Estate, Immigration, Divorce, Employment

Expertise You Can Rely On: Real Estate, Immigration, Divorce, Employment Expertise You Can Rely On: Real Estate, Immigration, Divorce, Employment Expertise You Can Rely On: Real Estate, Immigration, Divorce, Employment

Our Practice

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law 
  • Divorce
  • Real Estate 
  • Immigration 
  • Estate Planning 


Our Approach

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

At Law Firm, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

Attorney Jolanta A. Zinevich

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 Education


Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor, May 2008

 

Roosevelt University: MBA, HR. 2004 

 BA, Mgmt. 2003 


Licensed to practice Law in Illinois since 2009


 Professional Highlights

Jolanta A. Zinevich, LLC   July 2014 – present 

Sole Practitioner 


  • Provide legal guidance on real estate purchases, sales and leasing activities. Review all legal documents for accuracy prior to closing. Maintain contact with banking and financial organizations on behalf of client.
  • Negotiate, draft and implement residential and commercial leases. 
  • Represent clients in all aspects of divorce, including negotiating, drafting and implementing Marital Settlement Agreements, child custody issues, and Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Orders.
  • Assist clients with their Estate Planning needs, including development of wills and trusts. Represent clients in Labor Law type cases.
  • Advise clients as to hiring, promotions, demotions, terminations of employment, retirement of employees, employee benefits, and other aspects of managing an efficient and effective Department/Office.
  • Administrative investigations, including workplace misconduct, harassment and discrimination claims.
  • Matters before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Matters concerning Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and other federal and state laws regulating the workplace.
  • Employee Discipline including assisting Management in its investigation from beginning to end.
  • Employee Grievances and Union Organization.
  • Hearings before Arbitrators, Merit Commissions and Boards of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Medical and personal leaves of absence and disabilities in the workplace, including reasonable accommodation for employees.
  • Assist and educate clients as to immigration matters. 

Thomas F. McGuire & Assoc. May 2009 – August 2015 

Associate Attorney  

  • Represent clients in Labor Law type cases. 
  • Draft, revise and implement Employment Handbooks, Rules and Regulations, Orders and other personnel policies.
  • Advise clients as to hiring, promotions, demotions, terminations of employment, retirement of employees, employee benefits, and other aspects of managing an efficient and effective Department/Office.
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement review, administration and negotiation.
  • Administrative investigations, including workplace misconduct, harassment and discrimination claims.
  • Employee Discipline including assisting Management in its investigation from beginning to end.
  • Employee Grievances and Union Organization.
  • Hearings before Arbitrators, Merit Commissions and Boards of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Unfair Labor Practice litigation before the Illinois Labor Relations Board.
  • Matters before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Unemployment compensation matters.
  • Medical and personal leaves of absence and disabilities in the workplace, including reasonable accommodation for employees.
  • Matters concerning Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and other federal and state laws regulating the workplace.

Fluent in Polish.