The Firm

ABOUT THE FIRM

MAURIDES FOLEY TABANGAY TURNER & AGUSTIN LLC is a commercial law firm with an emphasis on real estate transactions, business services and commercial litigation. Our extensive work as both attorneys and business consultants has earned us the reputation of crafting innovative solutions to get the job done. It is our attorneys’ wide-ranging backgrounds in legal and business matters that enable the firm to offer diverse services and novel solutions to a variety of businesses and individual clients.

At MAURIDES FOLEY TABANGAY & TURNER LLC, we have seasoned partners who have been key players in the ever-changing legal and business landscape. It is our partners’ dedication to passing along their knowledge, insight and perspective to our associates, coupled with our commitment to staying abreast of the issues to make informed decisions, that leads to the avant-garde environment that benefits all of our clients.

We also believe it is not just enough to understand the issues, but to also understand the client. Our clients turn to us when they have special requirements that demand that extra degree of service. When traditional approaches offer limited value, we use our experience and skills to devise and implement creative strategies that keep the rights and expectations of the client in mind. It is our ability to exceed our clients’ expectations which results with us handling all of their legal needs.

At MAURIDES FOLEY TABANGAY TURNER & AGUSTIN LLC we have the knowledge, experience and resources to identify options and offer the legal assistance needed to address clients’ needs effectively, efficiently and creatively.


ATTORNEY PROFILES

George D. Maurides

George Maurides practices primarily in the areas of real estate development, business transactions, estate planning, and general construction law. George has counseled a variety of clients, from private individuals to large publically held companies, on numerous complex transactions involving rezoning and annexation of real property, and sophisticated financing structures including Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts, Special Service Areas (SSA), sales tax rebates, bonds and other forms of public and private financing and incentives. He is active with the Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Section Council where he is part of a team of attorneys who review and critique pending legislation. He particularly enjoys conducting zoning hearings in Chicago and the surrounding suburban communities.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Real Estate Law
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Business Services
  • Estate Planning
  • Construction-related Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

BAR ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATES
  • Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, IL, 1979
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1973
  • Certified Agent, National Basketball Players Assoc.
  • Certified Agent, National Football League Players Assoc.

EDUCATION
  • University of Illinois, B.S. in Accounting , 1973
  • DePaul University, J.D., 1979

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Real Estate Section Council Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Association of REALTORS

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • International Association of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
  • Arlington Heights Centennial Commissioner, 1987
  • Arlington Heights Planning Commission, Member, 1987-1992
  • Board of Directors of Transpart, Member, 1988-1990
  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • Underground Contractors Association of Illinois

HONORS, AWARDS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • License Illinois Real Estate Broker

John J. Foley

Jack Foley is a trial and appellate lawyer concentrating in real estate, construction, insurance, employment and commercial litigation. In his over forty years of practice, he has been involved in a wide variety of cases and has tried dozens of jury trials and hundreds of bench trials, winning over 90% of his cases. Jack has also been very active in the area of alternative dispute resolution including arbitrations and mediations and has served as an arbitrator on many occasions. Despite the wealth of his litigation experience, Jack is committed to achieving solutions on behalf of clients in order to avoid time consuming and expensive litigation.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

BAR ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATES
  • Illinois, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, IL, 1973
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, IN, 2000

EDUCATION
  • Boston College, A.B., 1970
  • Northwestern University, J.D., 1973

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • American Bar Association (Litigation Section, Tort and Insurance Section)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Commercial Litigation Committee, Business Law Committee, Real Property Committee)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Civil Practice Section Member Insurance Law Section Member, Insurance Law Section Chair 1998-1999, Standing Committee on ADR Co-chair 1990-1991, Tort Law Section Member)
  • American Arbitration Association

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Boston College Alumni Association
  • Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • Underground Contractors Association of Illinois
  • Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce

HONORS, AWARDS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governors Award, 1991
  • Illinois State Bar Association Certificate of Appreciation, 1992, 1994, 1999
  • 47th Ward Zoning Advisory Committee
  • Old Town School of Folk Music

Adrian Tabangay

Adrian Tabangay focuses his practice in real estate, corporate (business entity) and contract law. He has substantial experience structuring, negotiating, documenting and concluding real estate, financing and general business transactions. Adrian enjoys counseling both institutional and entrepreneurial clients with respect to their businesses and transactions and otherwise assisting in accomplishing his clients’ objectives.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Services
  • Corporate Law
  • Construction-related Law
  • Estate Planning

BAR ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATES
  • Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, IL, 1995

EDUCATION
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1992
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1995

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Filipino-American Lawyers Association

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
  • Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago
  • Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • Bethany Christian Services

Patrick C. Turner

Patrick C. Turner concentrates his practice in real estate law (including commercial, industrial and residential transactions; zoning and land use; eminent domain; and real estate litigation), corporate and business transactions, and commercial litigation. He was appointed a Special Assistant Attorney General representing the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority in eminent domain matters from 1997 to 2006. He was on the board of directors of the Chicago Association of Realtors and was the Chairman of their Commercial Forum Committee. Mr. Turner has served as the Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Commercial Finance & Transactions Committee since 2009 and is a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for Western Springs, Illinois.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Real Estate Law
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Business Services
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution
  • Estate Planning

BAR ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATES
  • Illinois, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, IL, 1990
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1995

EDUCATION
  • Northern Illinois University, B.S., 1986
  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1990

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Chicago Bar Association (Co-Chair of the Commercial Finance and Transactions Committee)
  • American State Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Association of Realtors (Member of Commercial Forum Committee)

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • Underground Contractors Association of Illinois (Member of Continuing Education Committee)

HONORS, AWARDS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Licensed Illinois Managing Broker
  • Licensed Illinois Title Examiner

Fred E. Agustin

Fred E. Agustin focuses his practice on real estate tax appeals, and zoning and land use. Prior to joining Maurides Foley Tabangay Turner LLC, Fred was a hearing officer for the Cook County Board of Review where he reviewed and decided on numerous real estate tax appeals ranging from residential, condominiums, commercial, retail, office and industrial properties all over Cook County. As a zoning and land use attorney, he has obtained approvals in almost every ward within the City of Chicago, as well as numerous suburban municipalities. Fred counsels a diverse clientele of developers, middle-market businesses, retail drugstores, employment agencies, recycling facilities, food manufacturers, schools, churches and financial institutions.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Services

BAR ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATES
  • Illinois, 2004

EDUCATION
  • Marquette University, B.A., 1999
  • Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2003

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Filipino American Lawyers Association

ADDITIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
  • Asian American Action Fund for Greater Chicago
  • Chicago Shares