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Leslie Cohen McGregor

In addition to representing debtors in consumer cases, Leslie has been actively engaged in several Chapter 11 proceedings, representing both individual and corporate debtors.  Leslie has concentrated in the area of Bankruptcy Law for over ten years. She is licensed to practice in the US District and Bankruptcy Courts in Illinois, Indiana and Delaware.  Leslie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin & Marshall College in 2001, and earned her Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago in 2005.

An avid runner, Leslie is currently training for her first marathon, to be run this October in Chicago. She enjoys volunteering at her sons’ schools, hunting down the recipe for the perfect chocolate chip cookie and tending to the family vegetable garden. She regularly attends Bankruptcy Inn of Court monthly meetings and is active with the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Contact Info

Phone: (708) 381-5434
Email: lcm@urbanburt.com

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy

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Professional Licenses

  • Illinois State Bar, admitted November 10, 2005
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, admitted September 26,
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, admitted October 6, 2006
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, admitted November 21,


  • Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, B.A.,
    Government & Public Policy, 2001

Legal Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctor with honors,

Professional Memberships

Other Activities

  • Certified Mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution, 2004
  • Fundraising Athlete for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society