*** COVID-19 NOTICE ***
At Urban & Burt, Ltd we believe that a client's relationship with their attorney is always a very personal one, that is why we have typically only conduct in person initial consultations. Due to the concerns with the CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 Public Emergency we have decided to cancel all in person client meetings. We are however available to conduct consultations and meetings via scheduled phone or video conferences. Please contact us to schedule a 1/2 hour free phone consultation with an attorney. Our Attorneys and Staff are all working from home with full access to our phone system and computer network. Staff are regularly checking for postal mail, however we request that clients condiser sending all corrospondence via email for faster response. Clients should contanct their attorney for more infomation on the closure of the Courts and means of bringing emergency motions.

Edmund G. Urban

Edmund G. Urban

(In Memoriam 1927-2018)

The founding member of the Urban & Burt, Ltd. law firm, Edmund spent over 65 years representing clients in the Chicago South Suburbs. He was a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1950. He was the founding member of the South Suburban Hospital Foundation, and a retired member and past president of the South Suburban Hospital Board of Directors. When not in the office, he enjoyed working in his garden and fishing in Alaska.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate

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Professional Licenses

  • Illinois State Bar, admitted November 17, 1952
  • United States District Court, admitted 1953
  • United States District Court Trial Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals, admitted 1978
  • Registered Real Estate Broker, 1950 to 2018


  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Ph.B. 1947
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois S.B. 1949

Also attended:

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
  • University of Chicago, School of Business, Chicago, Illinois

Legal Education

  • DePaul University, College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctor, 1952

Professional Memberships

Other Activities

  • Founding member of South Suburban Hospital Foundation
  • Retired Member and Past President of South Suburban Hospital Board of Directors
  • Lions Club (Past President)
  • Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity