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Franks Gerkin McKenna | Full Service Law Firm | Marengo, IL

We're the Team You Want Fighting For You

Personal Injury

You were at the wrong place at the wrong time, and now your life has changed. Whether your family has been affected by a car accident, truck crash, or other injury-causing event, seeking compensation for your injuries is in your best interest.

Worker's Compensation

When you’re suffering from a workplace injury or illness, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney, and quickly. The State of Illinois protects you from the long-term consequences, but you can’t navigate this complicated system by yourself.

We Are Your Family’s Law Firm.

The odds are stacked against you. When the going gets tough, whom do you want on your side? You’re in the thick of adversity; you’ve been knocked down once, but you won’t be knocked down twice, not with the lawyers at Franks Gerkin McKenna on your side.

Franks Gerkin McKenna stands for justice–we are the equalizers. We fight for the well being of McHenry County, Illinois and we’ve done so for over 50 years. We are the legal team you want to advocate for you and your family.

Detail by detail, inch by inch, we are always your offensive line; we hustle and push through every barrier. To contenders, adversaries, and rivals: we say bring it. We don’t stand by and watch things happen; we take initiative and confront your legal problems head on.

You have a family doctor and a family dentist; well Franks Gerkin McKenna is your family law firm. This means we can help you with any and all legal problems you may have–we do it all and we do it well. With nine experienced lawyers, we are more than equipped to not only handle your current legal problems, but also avoid issues in the future.

If you’re injured, charged with a crime, or going through a divorce; when you’re preparing your estate, running a business, or recovering from a truck accident; we’ll fight for your rights–it is as simple as that. Call Franks Gerkin McKenna today. We are your advocates and your legal resource through and through.

Hometown Heroes

Our team has strong ties to the Marengo, Illinois community. Herbert Franks even built this firm upon his old family farmland, and many of our team members are Marengo natives. We’re dedicated to our hometown in more ways than one. Learn more about how the team at Franks Gerkin McKenna takes time to give back to the McHenry County community, and beyond.

Nine Attorneys. One Office. Infinite Possibilities

At Franks Gerkin McKenna we know what you’re going through. Whether you’re suffering from injuries due to your workplace accident, in the middle of a family dispute, or accused of a crime, the legal process is intimidating. It’s overwhelming, but working with an attorney shouldn’t be. We want to make this process as hassle-free as possible for you and your family and turn this negative experience into a positive one. We will communicate with you in whatever way is easiest for you; over the phone, in person, over email–it is all about your preference.

When you call our office, you will speak directly with your attorney. We won’t have to ask why you’re calling, either—we know why. We provide personalized attention. Each and every one of us has compassion for your family and what you’re going through; that compassion fuels a fire within us. We fight for you like you are one of our own family members.

Our nine attorneys have an incredible amount of experience in their respective legal fields. We’ve made an impact in our community through our continued involvement in the Illinois Bar Association, as state government officials, and local prosecutors and associate attorney generals. Some even grew up right here in Marengo, Illinois. Click below to learn more about the attorneys at Franks Gerkin McKenna.