John A. Slover, Jr., Franklin S. Mitvalsky, Benjamin L. Meersman, Joseph N. Van Vooren,
Our law firm provides personal service to our individual clients and business assistance to our corporate clients, including public entities, manufacturers and financial services industries located in and around the eastern Iowa and western Illinois Quad Cities region, as well as Chicago and its suburbs.
Our lawyers offer the expertise, approach and philosophy needed to meet the sophisticated and increasingly high stakes needs of our clients. We endeavor to provide maximum value while maintaining the highest professional standards.
Califf & Harper, P.C. has been meeting the legal needs of the Quad Cities area in Illinois and Iowa for more than 140 years. We were founded in 1870 as Kenworthy & Beardsley in Rock Island, Illinois. The firm has been based and expanded at its present location in Moline, Illinois since 1918. The firm also established an office in Wheaton, Illinois, in 2003, and moved that office to Naperville, Illinois, in 2010, to meet the needs of the law firm's clients based in Chicago and its suburbs.
We regularly represent a variety of public bodies, closely held corporations, businesses, families and financial institutions and act as local counsel for various national corporations. Additionally we frequently practice before the State and Federal Courts in Illinois and Iowa, the National Labor Relations Board, the Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies.
Our law firm's focus is to provide for the legal needs of our clients by using the skills of various attorneys who concentrate their practice in the following areas of law:
- Business Counseling & Commercial Transactions
- Commercial & Civil Litigation
- Elder Law
- Employee Benefits
- Employment (Management Only)
- Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation
- Immigration Law
- Labor (Management Only)
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Public Sector, Municipalities, School Law
- Real Estate, Development, Zoning