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Richard G. Larsen, RetiredCurtis Eric EdlundJennifer L. Ernest
Curtis Eric Edlund
Curtis Eric Edlund

Curtis is a founding partner of Larsen, Edlund, and Ernest, PC.  A graduate of Loyola University School of Law, he was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1977.  Curtis was admitted as a member of the bar for the  U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, in 1977; U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, in 1978; and the United States Supreme Court in 1980.

Areas of Practice are as follows:

  • Adoption 
  • Bankruptcy Law 
  • Business and Commercial Law 
  • Business Organizations 
  • Child Support
  • Contracts
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • State, Local and Municipal Law
  • Traffic Violations 
Curtis devotes 40% of his practice to Litigation in these areas.


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1977 JD
Honors: J.S. Rich Moot Court

Representative Cases

Taylor v. Meirick, 714 F2d 1112 (7th Circuit 1983)

Classes/Seminars Taught

~Instructor, Appellate Advocacy Program, Loyola University Shool of Law, Chicago
~Instructor, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, and Civil Discovery Seminars, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
~Guest Lecturer, Busines Law, Oakton Community College
~Presenter, Removal of Land Registered in the Illinois Torrens System, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
~Presenter, Production of Documents and Inspection of Real Estate - Rule 214 Litigation, Notherwest Suburban Bar Association

Honors and Awards

~Giles Sutherland Rich Award, American Patent Law Association, 1976
~Who's Who in American Law, 4th Edition, Northwest Suburban Bar    Association, 1988
~Park Ridge Citizen of the Year, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Lutheran Estate Planning Counsel, Charter Member
Northwest Suburban estate Planning Counsel Member
City of Park Ridge Alderman, 1985-1993
     Procedures and Regulations Committee Chairman
     Board of Local Improvements Chairman
     Planning and Zoning Commission Liaison
Kiwanis Club of Park Ridge (noon), Past President
Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, Past President

Ancillary Businesses

Agent, Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
ATG Trust Co.