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Judd is an attorney and commercial realtor and concentrates his law practice in the following areas:

  • Commercial real estate, buying / selling / leasing
  • Residential real estate
  • Property tax appeals
  • Business law, representing business owners and people buying and selling businesses
  • Corporate, incorporating new businesses / S-Corp, C-Corp and LLC
  • Non-profit law
  • Asset protection / Estate planning, wills, powers of attorney, trusts

Judd is licensed to practice law in Illinois (U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois) and Washington D.C., and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.  Judd graduated from University of Michigan (Economics), Pepperdine Law School (J.D.), and American University Graduate School of Law (L.L.M).

 Judd lives and works in Aurora, having established his law practice here in 1996.  He is the former 10th Ward Alderman for the City of Aurora (2017-2021).   

Volunteer / Service
Judd is the founder of Chicago’s Streetwise newspaper for the homeless. Since 1992, Streetwise has helped over 13,000 homeless people get an instant job. Judd continues to help vendors, and he serves as an emeritus board member.  

 Judd is also the founder of “Aurora Business United” the western suburbs largest networking group with over 2500 members. Judd is a Rotarian, currently serving on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, a member of the west suburban committee for the Chicago Sinfonietta, and has served as General Counsel for The Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Green Fest and RITAS Ministry.

 Judd is a Rotarian, the recipient of the United Healthcare Keeper of the Dream Award , the Compassion Foundation Award for Community Service, and the Chicago Citizen of the Year award.




Miguel Ángel Fernández has focused his legal practice in the area of residential and commercial real estate for since 2016, helping thousands of clients buy, sell, and invest in their homes and businesses.  Prior to joining Lofchie & Associates, Miguel practiced with one of the largest Hispanic bilingual law firms in the Northwest suburbs. Miguel is fluent in English and Spanish.  

Miguel’s legal expertise includes:​

  • Real estate
  • Estate planning
  • Probate
  • General civil litigation,
  • e-Discovery/document review

Miguel is licensed to practice law in Illinois (U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois) and Florida.  He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Miguel graduated with honors from the University of Florida (Political Science and History), and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D.).  While attending law school, he worked in the Criminal/Juvenile Justice Project at the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, representing underprivileged youths charged with criminal activity.

Professional Associations

Miguel is a licensed real estate broker, practicing with HomeSmart Connect in Arlington Heights, IL, and is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • National Association of Realtors
  • Illinois Association of Realtors
  • Realtor Association of the Fox Valley (President Elect, 2021)
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Miguel is an active member of his local church, and he recently joined the Knights of Columbus, the world’s foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society


Of Counsel Attorney


After attending the University of Illinois, Denise earned her Juris Doctor from the John Marshall School of Law.

Denise is a Certified Family Mediator, and her legal expertise also includes:

  • Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Immigration

 Denise is a licensed to practice law in Illinois (U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois) and she is a member of the Kane County Bar Association.



Paralegal / Administrative Assistant


Linda provides paralegal and administrative support to our legal team and the clients we serve.  Linda ensures that documentation is accurate and complete, and that our legal requests and responses are kept on schedule. 


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