McHenry County Pillars: Marengo Lawyer Herb Franks

Call Herb Franks a trailblazer, and he’ll bristle. Bring up the fact that the Marengo lawyer won the first $1 million verdict in McHenry County, or that he was the only attorney from this county to serve as the president of the Illinois Bar Association, and he’ll talk about the competitive drive deep within him.…

Steve Greeley Named 2016 Illinois Super Lawyer

We’re very proud to announce that Steve Greeley, Partner at Franks Gerkin McKenna, was named to the list of 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers. Actually, only 5 percent of attorneys are selected for this honor, and that is in part to the thorough selection process. Steve was nominated by his peers, and then researched and vetted by…

Q&A with Jack Franks of Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C.

Jack Franks, partner at Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C. in Marengo, Illinois, answers questions relating to personal injuries. Q: What is personal injury litigation? A: When people are injured at work, in an auto accident, or other accident, or if a healthcare provider breaches a duty of care they need help not only with their…

Community Involvement is Important to These Lawyers

When they’re not involved in the courtroom or other legal processes, the attorneys at Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C. find time to be an active part of the Marengo community. “Being involved in the community is one thing that Mr. (Herb) Franks has always stressed with everyone at the firm,” said attorney and FGM Law…

FGM Law in Marengo, IL is going strong after 50 years and still counting!

Herb Franks grew up on a dairy farm in Marengo, Illinois. Even as a young man, as he worked early and long hours, he knew he wanted more out of life. “I want to tell you, when you’re milking cows twice a day 7 days a week you figure there’s got to be a another…

Legal Advice from Herb Franks, Lawyer in Marengo, IL – Interview with Northwest Herald

Herb Franks opened his law office in Marengo 50 years ago he now heads FGM Law – Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, a firm of 9 lawyers, plus a staff of 13. Northwest Herald News caught up with Herb who shows no signs of slowing down as he shared some thoughts on his long career. Q:…

Real Estate Law With Marengo-based Law Firm

Real Estate Law With Marengo-based Law Firm Terrence J. McKenna is a partner with Franks, Gerkin & McKenna P.C. He has been with FGM, 19333 E. Grant Highway, Marengo, for 22 years and has been a lawyer for 25 years. He recently chatted about real estate law. Question: Why focus on real estate? Answer: I…

Franks, Gerkin & McKenna P.C. Know How to Win