Oliver, Douglas A.

Practice Areas

  • Foreclosure & Title Clearance
  • Litigation and Trial Practice


University of Iowa (B.A., 1987) Drake Law School (J.D., 1993)

Oliver, Douglas A.

Office: Chicago, IL

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Attorney Oliver has devoted his practice primarily to default servicing matters since 2005. An experienced trial and appellate lawyer, Mr. Oliver's practice has focused mainly on contested foreclosure and collection matters. He is experienced in trial of complex foreclosure matters and has successfully litigated numerous issues relative to such legal terrain as the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law, the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act, the federal Truth in Lending Act, the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, and the federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Mr. Oliver is also experienced in the defense of claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Significant Representations

MERS v. Barnes, 940 N.E. 2d 118 (Ill. App. 1st Dist. 2010)
U.S. Bank v. Manzo, 960 N.E. 2d 1238 (Ill. App. 1st Dist. 2011)
U.S. Bank v. Prabhakaran, 986 N.E. 2d 169 (Ill. App. 1st Dist. 2013)
U.S. Bank v. Gaitan, 2013 W.K. 160378 (Ill. App. 2nd Dist. 2013)

Education and Admissions

Drake Law School, 1993, J.D., with Honors
University of Iowa, 1987, B.A.

Admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Illinois

Professional and Community Involvement

Illinois State Bar Association

Mr. Oliver is a frequent author and speaker on default servicing related topics.

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