Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state of Illinois are selected as Super Lawyers following a multiphase selection process which includes peer nominations and evaluations, and independent research. Two and a half percent of Illinois lawyers 40 years or younger or in practice less than ten years are selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list each year.
Charles Franklin is the founder of Franklin Law Group. He is a litigator and concentrates his practice in the areas of professional liability and licensure and insurance coverage and related matters. Admitted to practice in Illinois, the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Mr.Franklin has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts as well as before administrative and regulatory bodies. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and obtained his J.D. from The University of Miami School of Law. Mr. Franklin is a member of the North Suburban Bar Association, the Illinois State BarAssociation and serves on the Board of the Future Institute – an advisory group to the Concept Schools system of over thirty charter schools located throughout the Midwest.
Craig Capilla concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, professional liability defense, and professional licensing law with a strong focus on representing real estate professionals and businesses. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from the University of Michigan and earned his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Capilla is admitted to practice law in both Illinois and Wisconsin, as well as the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals, National Association of Appraisers, Chicago Association of Realtors, Illinois Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors, among others. Mr. Capilla is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the Wisconsin State Bar Association. Mr. Capilla was selected to the Illinois Rising Star list for a second consecutive year.
About Franklin Law Group: Founded in 2012, Franklin Law Group is a boutique law firm with an emphasis on civil litigation and administrative law. The firm represents publicly and privately-held corporations, financial institutions, professionals and individual clients in wide array of practice areas including business law, insurance coverage, professional licensing, regulatory compliance, and real estate related matters.