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We represent consumers harassed by debt collectors, and individuals and families who have suffered an injury or loss due to an accident. Founding attorney, Michael Agruss, became a lawyer for one reason: to give people a voice. Whether it’s representing an injured person or helping a consumer stop a harassing debt collector, Michael’s passion for the law is unwavering. Practicing law is an art. It is not something that is simply acquired with a law degree and a license. Michael understands the art to practicing law is about counseling, advocating, and ultimately solving problems. Agruss Law Firm, LLC, will handle your case quickly with passion and compassion. In fact, Agruss Law Firm, LLC, prepares each case as if it were going to trial, which often times resolves cases quicker and provides the best possible results for clients.
Not only does Agruss Law Firm, LLC, focus on the art of practicing law, but Michael prides himself on being accessible. Michael answers his own phone, and returns messages and responds to e-mails promptly. Michael understands that although Agruss Law Firm, LLC, may be handling several cases, this is your only case. With this understanding, Agruss Law Firm, LLC, strives to treat you as if your case is the only case the firm is handling. Hiring a personal injury or consumer attorney is usually the result of a personal misfortune. Agruss Law Firm, LLC, understands this and will counsel you in your time of need. The Agruss Law Firm, LLC, philosophy is simple: counsel and zealously advocate for each client with passion and compassion, while quickly solving problems.
If you asked my mom, she would tell you I wanted to be a lawyer since I could walk. In March 2012, I was excited to announce my life-long dream had come true of having my own law firm and being able to represent people the way they deserve to be represented.
I grew up in Freeport, Illinois, and received my Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009. I then earned my Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in May 2013, and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar on October 31, 2013.
I grew up in Plainfield, Indiana. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and a minor in Psychology from Indiana University in 2011. I then earned my Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in May 2014, and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar on November 6, 2014.
I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Shortly after completing my undergraduate degree, I began working in the banking and financial services industry where I gained extensive experience in consumer credit and mortgage loan origination. I attended The John Marshall Law School as an evening student and earned my Juris Doctor in 2015.
I grew up in Dallas Texas. I attended the University of Texas at Austin and earned my Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Finance. Following graduation, I worked in a financial lending bank in Austin Texas. After one year, I chased my dream of becoming a lawyer and decided to pursue a legal education in Chicago. I have currently finished half of that education while attending Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
I was born in Lawrence, Kansas where I spent most of my childhood. In 5th grade my family and I moved to Ames, Iowa to be closer to my grandparents. I always knew I wanted to go back to Lawrence, which is why I decided to attend the University of Kansas (KU) in the fall of 2010 and fulfill my childhood dream of becoming a Jayhawk.
No Recovery No Fee
Agruss Law Firm, LLC, does not get paid attorney’s fees unless we win your case. Our no-fee promise is that simple. Whether we are handling a consumer law case based on a fee-shift provision, or a personal injury case based on a contingency fee, we do not get paid attorney’s fees unless we win your case. Therefore, you have nothing to risk when you hire our firm–just the opportunity to seek justice.
I contacted Agruss Law Firm because a very old creditor was harassing me for an old debt that had already been paid. Agruss Law Firm was professional and very sympathetic to my situation. They got the creditor to stop harassing me and I was even awarded damages from the creditor. I would highly recommend Agruss Law Firm.
After being harassed by telephone and by mail by an infamous debt collector, I was determined to do something about it as the debt was over 10 year old and not even showing on my credit report. Purely by chance I found the Agruss Law Firm on the internet, I emailed them and within half an hour an attorney had called me, I explained everything to him and he agreed the firm would take the case. Now after several months the whole matter has been resolved and I’m actually getting money back. The Agruss Law firm has been tremendous. I would recommend that anybody who has problems with debt collection companies contact the Agruss Law Firm.
Agruss Law Firm, LLC, has represented me as a victim of an auto accident. Within 4 months after my auto accident just after surgery I needed a lawyer to represent me. I chose and trusted Mike to handle my case. With his background knowledge of insurance companies, negotiating medical costs, and taking the time to truly look at what compensation is available, we were able to settle my case to the max possible without me being taken advantage of. I am happy that Agruss Law Firm, LLC, represented me. Thanks again Mike I appreciate your help with this matter.
Michael Agruss is an extremely professional, honest, and competent attorney. I appreciated his regular and frank communication regarding my case. He responded to all of my questions quickly and in a way that I could understand the complications of my case. Highly recommended.