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   3Kevin B. HynesChicago(312) 621-0400kevinhynes@okeefe-law.comkevinhynes@okeefe-law.comO'Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLCwww.okeefe-law.comwww.okeefe-law.comhyneskevin.jpgGovernmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative LawReal Estate Law: TaxProperty Taxation and AppealsCivil LitigationEnvironmental Law
Kevin B. Hyneskevinhynes@okeefe-law.com
O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLChttp://www.okeefe-law.com
30 N LaSalle St Ste 4100
Chicago IL 60602-2507
Ph.(312) 621-0400 Fx.(312) 621-0297
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law    Property Taxation and Appeals
Real Estate Law: Tax    Civil Litigation
    Environmental Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Kevin B. Hynes is an equity member of O’Keefe, Lyons & Hynes. His areas of concentration include property taxation, litigation, environmental law and government relations. Kevin represents a variety of clients at all levels of the property tax appeal process in Cook County and throughout Illinois, including the Illinois Circuit Courts and the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board.

Before joining the firm in 2003, Kevin was Assistant Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. He has served in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant Associate Attorney General and a Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General. Kevin was an Assistant Attorney General in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, as well as an attorney in Schiff Hardin LLP’s National Environmental Practice Group.

“My brothers and I were taught never to forget where we came from and to give back. I became a lawyer because I wanted to help people,” he says.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1991
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1991


Year of Birth:  1966

Law School:  Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1991

Graduate School
George Washington University, MPH, 1997

Undergraduate School:  Saint John's University, (Collegeville, Minn.), B.S., 1988

Employment History:  
O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLC, 2003-present
Illinois House of Representatives, Assistant Counsel, 2003
Schiff Hardin LLP, 1997-2002
U.S. Department of Justice, 1995 – 1997
Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1991 – 1994


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Institute for Professionals in Taxation
International Association of Assessing Officers

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Leading Lawyers, 2012-present


Community Involvement:  
Orland Park Civic Center
  Board Member
Uhlich Children’s Advantage Network
  Board Member
  Secretary
Orland Park Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Advisory Council
Chicago Civic Federation


Firm Description:  
The team of professionals at O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes LLC includes lawyers who have worked in the public sector and understand the multiple perspectives involved in property tax matters.

The firm's clients are prolific real estate developers and prominent property management firms, global industrial concerns, marquee hotels, national retailers, shopping center developers and Fortune 500 corporations. O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes also counsels local hospitals, small businesses, apartment complexes, condominium associations, not-for-profit and religious organizations. We understand that to each client, his or her matter is the most important.

Clients rely on O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes to handle their property tax matters with thorough knowledge of the law and the real estate industry, creative and strategic thinking, integrity and hard work.


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