Don Oliver Spagnolo

  • Attorney



Admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1988, Don is also CPA certified since 1985. Don has extensive experience representing:
  • Closely-held owner-operated business;
  • Clients in the structure, acquisition, sale or restructure of their business;
  • Businesses and individuals with regard to tax disputes with the IRS and the Illinois Department of Revenue, with great success at reducing penalties and tax for the taxpayer;
  • Owners of diverse businesses with estate planning and the transition of ownership of the family business to the next generation;
  • Professional athletes and coaches with regard to the negotiation of various contracts;
  • Not-for-profit and tax exempt organizations.

Don was a former member of an S-Corporation Expert Team in a major tax firm responsible for authoring over 10 internal memos or treatises on the subject. He has drafted S-Corporation and Partnership manuals for use by a major tax firm. Don has extensive experience in the representation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships, and is responsible for trust and probate administration, including the preparation and filing of all estate tax returns.

**The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois**

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified CPA, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1988


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 1988
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce

Pro Bono Activities

  • Knights of Columbus