Kevin G. Drendel
Kevin G. Drendel (Partner) is a 1982 graduate of Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. Kevin was a director of the Kane County Bar Association (1999-2000), the Sec/Treasure (2000-2001), 1st Vice President (2002-2003) and President (2003-2004). He is the past Chair of the Local Government Law Committee and has served on the Estate & Probate, Website, Membership, Judicial Evaluation, Appellate Practice and the Delivery of Legal Services Committees and the Kane County Bar Foundation.
Kevin is also a member of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Council of Professional Advisers and of the Fox Valley Estate Planning Council. Kevin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fox Valley Music Foundation and the North Aurora Lion’s Club. In addition, Kevin is a member of the Christian Legal Society, the Illinois Municipal League and the Illinois Institute for Local Governmental Law. He is a past member and secretary of the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Telecommunication Officials & Advisers. He is the General Legal Counsel for the Village of North Aurora and City of Batavia.
Kevin Drendel a preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel, the oldest and one time only rating service for attorneys. According to Martindale-Hubbel, only 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed have an AV rating (over 4 on a scale of 1-5). Kevin Drendel has a 4.9 client rating and a 4.7 peer rating. Kevin was recognized as one of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers in 2013 and 2014 by The American Lawyer in connection with The National Law Journal. Kevin was the 2015 recipient of the Donna Dallesasse Award in honor of his commitment and dedication to the Batavia Chamber of Commerce mission, vision and values. He was also the recipient the recipient of the 2012 Commitment to Community Award from the North Aurora Mother’s Club.
Kevin’s practice emphasizes estate planning, including wills, trusts and powers of attorney; business planning and organization, including business formation, corporate maintenance, buying and selling; and local governmental law. He also handles commercial and residential real estate, including, land use real estate development and zoning law; commercial and other civil litigation and appellate practice. Kevin can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Drendel has attained a preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel, the oldest and one time only rating service for attorneys. According to Martindale-Hubbel, only 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed have an AV rating (over 4 on a scale of 1-5). Kevin Drendel has a 4.9 client rating.