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James Kaplan

Kaplan, James A.

Of Counsel Phone: 855.220.9664
Fax: 847.556.0700
E-mail: jkaplan@wongfleming.com

James A. Kaplan is Of Counsel in the firm’s Chicago office.  He has been practicing law for over 30 years and specializes in the areas of creditors’ rights, real estate and collection litigation.  Mr. Kaplan has extensive experience representing banks, real estate companies, hotels, schools, retail businesses and other clients with respect to their debt collection needs.



  • Illinois
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Decalogue Society of Lawyers and Illinois Creditors Bar Association
  • Volunteer youth baseball coach – Park District of Highland Park
  • Volunteer AYSO soccer coach and certified referee
  • Chi Upsilon of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity Graduate Board
  • University of Chicago Graduate Order of the C officer
  • University of Chicago Development Office volunteer
  • Highland Park High School PTO and Giants Club
  • Lecturer on Residential Evictions at Illinois Landlord and Tenant Law Seminar
  • Lecturer at Creditor’s Rights Seminar for Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer on Collection Litigation at Illinois Hotel‑Motel Credit Managers Association
  • J.D., University of Illinois College of Law (1979)
  • B.A., University of Chicago (1976)