Primary Areas of Law

Civil Litigation
    ?Insurance Defense
    ?Insurance Coverage
    ?Commercial / Business
    ?Personal Injury
    ?Mortgage Foreclosures
    ?Mechanic's Liens
Real Estate Transactions/Contracts

Our Mission

At Carroll, Hartigan & Cerney, Ltd., we are dedicated to obtaining successful results and delivering services to our clients in a strategic, cost-efficient, and personal manner, while adhering to the highest standards of excellence and integrity. The legal talent and extensive experience of the attorneys in the firm allow us to deliver legal services of the highest order, while the firmís small size allows us to provide our services on an economical basis and permits our clients to have a close rapport with the attorney handling their cases. We are committed to fostering close relationships with our clients and always being accessible.


Carroll, Hartigan & Cerney, Ltd. was established in Chicago in 1938. Combining diverse experience, knowledge, and success, Carroll, Hartigan & Cerney, Ltd. has a well established reputation for providing top quality legal services, as evidenced by our many long term client relationships. We have an extensive history as a highly regarded litigation and transactional firm representing businesses, insurers, insureds, and individuals in a variety of types of litigation matters, as well as in corporate, banking, real estate, and contract matters. Today, we continue to build upon that history while upholding our commitment to our clients in building strong, lasting relationships.