Peter has been practicing law since 1994. He opened the Law Office of Peter L Marx in 2000 to focus his practice solely on residential real estate. He has been practicing real estate exclusively for 15 years. Prior to opening his own law firm, he had significant litigation and courtroom experience, including arguing before the Illinois Supreme Court. Peter is a recommended attorney for many of the largest real estate brokerage companies in Chicago. He is a recommended attorney for Coldwell Banker, Baird and Warner, Koenig and Strey, @properties, Remax, Century 21 and others. Peter regularly conducts lectures and speaking engagements for real estate offices and agents to educate them on various real estate topics. He has appeared as an expert on numerous local real estate radio programs and has been quoted and published in several papers and websites. The Law Office of Peter L. Marx has a full staff available to meet the needs of the most demanding and busy real estate clients and agents. Peter has significant experience with foreclosure and short sales. However, The Law Office of Peter L. Marx is able to assist buyers and sellers with contract review and modification, multi-unit buildings, tax exempt exchanges, condo conversions and any other aspect of a residential real estate transaction. Peter provides real estate agents with a full service experience. Peter has worked on thousands of real estate transactions and has protected the interests of each and every client like they were the only client regardless of the complexity of their transaction.


  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin, Madison 1991 B.A.
  • Graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology - Kent College of Law 1994 J.D.
  • Senior Associate at three prestigious Chicago law firms
  • Litigated court cases for seven years - argued before the Illinois Supreme Court
  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Real Estate Council, and Illinois Real Estate Lawyer Association


  • Appeared on the Townstone Financial Show on WCKG, 105.9 FM Radio as attorney and legal expert
  • Quoted in numerous publications
  • Recommended attorney for Coldwell Banker, Koenig & Strey, @properties, Keller Williams, Baird & Warner, Remax, and other reliable brokerages
  • Speaks and lectures on numerous real estate topics at real estate offices
  • Recommended union attorney for all of Cook County


  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • New Construction
  • Landlord / Tenant
  • Leases / Contracts
  • 1031 Starker Exchanges
  • Corporation & LLC
  • Short Sales
  • Foreclosures
  • Refinancing
  • Quit Claim Deeds



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