Les Bleifuss, ESQ.
Born in Sycamore and raised in Maple Park, Les is a proud member of Kaneland's Class of 1984. His family’s roots in DeKalb County and western Kane County extend back nearly a century.
After graduating third in his class from law school in 1994, Les was associated with one of the preeminent securities arbitration attorneys in the country. During this association, Les was involved in the successful representation of a client before a judge now sitting on the United States Supreme Court. Based on one of his courtroom performances, Mr. Bleifuss was recruited by a former Assistant U.S. Attorney with the Department of Justice to join a large Chicago-based law firm to litigate business disputes including breach of contract, fraud, civil conspiracy, intentional interference with business relationship, breach of covenant not to compete, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion. In addition to commercial disputes, Mr. Bleifuss handled matters involving estate/trust disputes along with all aspects of personal injury defense including wrongful death, construction negligence, and liquor liability. While associated with this large Chicago-based law firm, Mr. Bleifuss was involved with litigation in seventeen (17) different states.
Feeling the strong pull of his roots, Les opened his law office in Elburn in 2002, Since then, Les has represented clients in sophisticated business and estate disputes while maintaining a traditional small-town, general law practice where he has become a trusted advisor to many members of the Kaneland community.