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Thomas Joins Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer as Of Counsel

Juan R. Thomas
Juan R. Thomas
Juan R. Thomas is of counsel to Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. and the founder and principal of The Thomas Law Group. Mr. Thomas’s practice includes the following specialties: real estate/estate planning, labor and employment, and family law. In addition, Mr. Thomas provides counseling and training to firm clients in areas involving personnel, collective bargaining, and business development matters. Mr. Thomas is the president-elect of the National Bar Association (NBA) and will be sworn in as the 75th president of the NBA in the summer of 2017 during the Association’s 92nd Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada.

The National Black Lawyers: Top 100 includes Mr. Thomas on its Top 100 Lawyers list, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation only, and is limited to the top 100 attorneys in each state or region who have demonstrated excellence and have achieved outstanding results in their careers. Mr. Thomas’s selection was based upon his performance as an exceptional lawyer in the practice area of matrimonial and family law in the state of Illinois.

Mr. Thomas is a member of the Ethics and Professional Responsibility and the Family Law committees in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division. He serves on the Council of the State and Local Government Section of the ABA and is also a member of the Editorial Board for Human Rights magazine for the ABA’s Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities. He serves on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law and the ISBA’s Family Law Section Council. Mr. Thomas also serves on the Cook County Bar Association Board of Directors, and is a member of the Chicago Bar and the Kane County Bar Association.

Mr. Thomas has received five Presidential Service Awards from NBA in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013, and 2016 for his juris doctor and master in educational policy degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to his professional and civic involvement, Mr. Thomas is an ordained Baptist minister and is completing a master of arts degree in religious studies at the University of Chicago School of Divinity in Hyde Park. Mr. Thomas and his wife, Angela, are proud members of St. John AME Church in Aurora, where he serves as the minister for the Men’s Ministry.

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