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Chicago Greek-Speaking Personal Injury Lawyer

[caption id="attachment_35082" align="alignright" width="225"] John V. Kalantzis[/caption] John V. Kalantzis, a personal injury attorney at Clifford Law Offices, grew up in Chicago as the son of Greek immigrants. One of his chief motivators behind pursuing a career in law was watching the struggles and uncertainty his parents faced on a day-to-day basis as they tried to assimilate to their new home while learning to navigate...
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Tracy Brammeier’s Article in the CBA Record Identifies a Solution for Pandemic Trial Backlog

Clifford Law Offices associate attorney, Tracy A. Brammeier, Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section (YLS), published an article entitled “CBA Mediations, At Your Service,” in the May/June edition of the CBA Record. Pandemic Trial Overflow Slows Court Proceedings In her article, Tracy addresses the backlog of trial cases due to court closures during the pandemic and offers a solution to easing the...
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Tracy Brammeier’s Article on The Importance of Coming Together

Clifford Law Offices associate attorney, Tracy A. Brammeier, Chair of the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS), wrote an article titled “The Importance of Coming Together” for the Chicago Bar Association’s March/April 2022 issue.  Working Remotely Lacks the Personal Touch In the article, Tracy discusses the pros and cons of working remotely over the last few years due to the pandemic. On one hand, she admits...
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Bob Clifford Addresses “Weathering” Effect in the Legal Community

The “weathering” effect has become an important subject of interest in our diverse landscape. Studies have shown that discrimination and bias slowly affect a person’s well-being not only emotionally, but also physically, potentially leading to serious health concerns stemming from chronic stress such as increased cortisol levels, sympathetic nerve activity, high blood pressure, cytokine production, and glycated hemoglobin levels. In a recent article published by Chicago...
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Take Back Control of Your Mental Health in 2022

Early January is the time of grandiose resolutions and promises to change that can be hard to keep. Taking active steps to care for our mental wellness is one of the best New Year’s resolutions we can give ourselves. In her recent article published by the American Bar Association, Erin Clifford, Holistic Health and Wellness Coach and partner at Clifford Law Offices, addresses lifestyle struggles...
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