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Kevin W. Chern

Managing Partner

UpRight Law (888) 708-0876

79 West Monroe
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

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Mr. Chern is the Managing Partner of UpRight Law.  He has practiced exclusively in the area of consumer protection law for over 20 years. As a Managing Partner of two of the country’s premier consumer bankruptcy law firms, his firm’s have represented over 75,000 consumers and discharged over a billion dollars in debt under Mr. Chern’s direction.

He has been described by his peers as, “Very thorough, diligent and knowledgeable,”  and hundreds have endorsed him for his excellence, in bankruptcy, consumer protection, and law firm management.  Mr. Chern has written dozens of articles for practice management periodicals and State Bar Journals and has spoken at numerous continuing legal education seminars for lawyers.  He is considered to be at the forefront of innovation in the delivery of legal services.  He believes that he has an obligation to use his understanding of technology to increase access to legal services to those who otherwise might not be able use the services of an attorney or would simply prefer to interact with their attorney via digital means.

In the past, Mr. Chern  has been the creator and administrator of numerous nationwide legal marketing businesses, a  marketing, technology, business development and law firm management consultant to 1100+ law firms nationwide, architect of five comprehensive law office CRMs and dozens of legal websites, and a notable expert in law practice development having created practices in bankruptcy, consumer protection litigation, bankruptcy litigation, class action litigation, lemon law, personal injury, workers compensation and DUI defense.

Chern believes one of his greatest achievements is his track record of building successful law firms and businesses that provide employees with stimulating and energizing work environments. By promoting a strong culture among employees and implementing excellent internal processes, Mr. Chern, along with the rest of the Firm’s management team, has a created a world class organization that delivers the highest level of legal services to clients in the new virtual economy.

License

24 years since Kevin W. Chern was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
Illinois Active And Authorized To Practice Law 1993
IN - Northern and Southern District Active And Authorized To Practice Law

Education

School Major Degree Graduated
University of Illinois College of Law Law JD - Juris Doctor 1993
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Psychology BS - Bachelor of Science 1990

Work Experience

Position Duration
Managing Partner at Law Solutions Chicago LLC 2013–present
President at Total Attorneys, Inc. 2005–2013
Vice-President, Technology at National Consumer Bankruptcy Litigation Center 2006–2008

Associations

Position Association Name Duration
Member American Bar Association 2008–present
Member National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 2005–present
Member National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 1993–present

Awards

Award Name Granting Organization Date
Fastcase 50 Fastcase 2011
#2 on Fast 50 Crain's Chicago Business 2009
Inductee Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame 2009

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Absolutely a wonderful experience. Our bankruptcy is being moved along very quickly. Questions are answered in a professional manner and anytime I had questions I could easily reach someone. We are very satisfied with UpRight Law.

Glenn & Cheri M. Kentucky

Everything was handled professionally and with the utmost customer services. We filed last year and still have a good relationship with our attorneys.

Teresa C. Washington