Todd Heller

Todd Heller

Attorney
Location:
Deerfield, Illinois
Phone:
847-886-4769
866-319-8213
Fax:
847-714-0310
Email:

As a full-service law firm, Todd A. Heller & Associates advises and represents clients in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, domestic relations, and real estate-in every level of state and federal courts. Our attorneys possess the highest academic credentials, maintain strong community ties, and are committed to the pursuit of excellence.

Our Promise

We utilize state-of the-art technology and cost-effective methods to provide services in a timely, client-oriented manner. That means we return your phone calls promptly. Speak plainly. Report regularly on your case. Are up front and ethical about our fees so that there simply are no bad surprises.

Our dedication to quality, understanding of the law, trust, and respect are the foundation of our long-standing relationships with our clients and the community.

In short, at our very core, we focus on each client's background, needs, and goals. We start with you, and we never stray from the idea that your needs set our course!

Please feel free to contact Todd A. Heller & Associates for all of your legal needs.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1993

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Appellate Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Real Estate Broker License, State of Illinois, 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - June, 1978
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.A. - May, 1975
    • Honors: Vice-President, Class of 1975
    • Major: Humanistic Studies

Representative Clients

  • Puma Express, Inc.

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Lawyer's Assistant Program, Roosevelt University, 1992 - Present
  • Instructor, Contract Law Seminar, Roosevelt University, Lawyer's Assistant Program, May 3, 2002 - May 4, 2002
  • Instructor, Contract Law Seminar, Roosevelt University, Lawyer's Assistant Program, May 11, 2001 - May 12, 2001
  • Instructor, Contract Law Seminar, Roosevelt University, Lawyer's Assistant Program, March 24, 2000 - March 25, 2000
  • Instructor, Contract Law Seminar, Roosevelt University, Lawyer's Assistant Program, May 14, 1999 - May 15, 1999
  • Presenter, Using TIMSS Data to Improve Local Math Programs and Bring About World Class Performance, National School Board Association Annual Conference, April 6, 2002
  • Presenter, Benchmarking for International Success: Using TIMSS Findings to Scale Up Programs, National School Board Association Annual Conference, March 25, 2001
  • Speaker, Administrative and School Board Support for Creating an Exemplary Library Curriculum, International Reading Association Convention, May 1, 2000
  • Panelist, Deliberate Dialogue: Reading Program Success Stories: Districts That Work, International Reading Association Convention, May 4, 1999
  • Panelist, Deliberate Dialogue #1: Public Issues Related to Literacy and Education, International Reading Association Convention, May 4, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, 1978 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association, 1978 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1978 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1978 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association, Chairman, Tort Litigation Committee, 2004 - 2005
  • Chicago Bar Association, Vice-Chairman, Tort Litigation Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • Chicago Bar Association, Legislative Liaison, Tort Litigation Committee, 2001 - 2003
  • Northbrook School District No.27, Elected Member, School Board, 1995 - Present
  • Northbrook School District No.27, President, 1999 - 2001
  • Northbrook School District No.27, Vice-President, 1997 - 1999
  • Charlemagne Homeowners' Association, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1992
  • Charlemagne Homeowners' Association, President, 1987 - 1989
  • Temple Beth EI of Northbrook, Board of Directors, 1991 - 2000
  • Temple Beth EI of Northbrook, Administrative Vice President, 1994 - 1996
  • Temple Beth EI of Northbrook, Financial Vice President, 1992 - 1994
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Arbitrator
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
  • Chicago Alumni Association, Johns Hopkins University, Leadership Council
  • Johns Hopkins University, Reunion 2000 Committee
  • Johns Hopkins University, Reunion 2005 Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Heller & Richmond, Ltd., Partner, 1984 - 1993
  • Heller & Morris and Assoc. Ltd., Law Clerk and Paralegal, 1975 - 1978
  • Heller & Morris and Assoc. Ltd., 1978 - 1983
  • DePaul Legal Clinic, 1978

Pro Bono Activities

  • Assistant Cub-Master, Cub Scouts, Pack 63, Northbrook, Ill, 1991 - 1992
  • Little League Coach

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon