Learn About Scott A. Bentley’s Qualifications as a Lawyer in McHenry County, IL and the Surrounding Areas

I graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law with a J.D. in 1985. During my stay at SIU, I was involved in the formation of the Sigma Pi fraternity. In 1986, I was hired as a partner of the firm Taradash & Bentley, where I practiced as a lawyer in McHenry, IL. From 1986 to 1997, I was a member of the Board of Governors of the McHenry County Bar Association. In 1997, I left the firm and formed my own practice.

My practice focuses on bankruptcy, personal injury, workers’ compensation, real estate, criminal law, and traffic and DUI. I work with an outstanding staff who are knowledgeable in assisting our clients and responsive to their needs.

Current Position
Lawyer; McHenry, IL

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Law
  • Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois; 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1988
  • U.S. Federal Courts; 1988

Southern Illinois University School of Law; Carbondale, Illinois; 1985
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Southern Illinois University; Carbondale, Illinois; 1982
B.S., Bachelor of Science
Honors: Scholastic Honor Roll; Dean’s List
Fraternities: Alpha Epsilon Rho; Sigma Pi
Major: Radio – Television
Minor: Cinematography

Classes/Seminars Taught
McHenry County Bar Association: Bankruptcy Seminars

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The Law Offices of Scott A. Bentley has provided over 28 years of legal services to the residents of McHenry, IL, McHenry County and the Surrounding Areas . Scott A. Bentley and his staff are seasoned, accomplished professionals in the legal field. They provide expert guidance in each of the following practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy and Foreclosure: We understanding how devastating bankruptcy can be for your home or business. We will help you navigate this process and recover financially and emotionally.
  • Real Estate: We have the expertise to help you with your real estate interests, including obtaining property and working with landlords, tenants, and the community.
  • Traffic & DUI: Let us be your representation for your traffic or DUI case; we will defend your rights and make sure the outcome of your case is just.
  • Workers’ Compensation: An injury in the workplace can affect your health and wellbeing for months or even years. We will fight for your rights and your recovery.
  • Personal Injury: A personal injury not only results in medical bills, but may also cause you to miss time from work. We will help you receive the compensation you need to feel financially grounded.
  • Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Negligence: If the acts of a professional caused you physical and emotional pain, we will work to ensure you receive financial compensation.
  • Criminal Defense: You are not guilty until proven so. We will fight for your rights and defend your freedoms.

No matter your situation, let the staff of The Law Offices of Scott A. Bentley be your advocates. Call us today for a free consultation.