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Christopher J. Cummings

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Attorney Christopher J. Cummings is the managing partner of Christopher J. Cummings PC. A Homewood area resident for 50 years, Chris is actively involved in the community. In 2006, after serving as Village Prosecutor for ten years, Chris became the Village Attorney for Homewood, a position in which he continues to serve. He recently completed at 27-year career in the United States Army Reserve. During his military career, Chris served as a Unit Commander, Staff Judge Advocate and Inspector General. 

Education:  

  • Masters in Strategic Studies, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Juris Doctorate, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1984
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (majoring in Journalism), Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1980
  • Marian Catholic High School, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1976

Professional Experience:

  • Managing Partner, Christopher J. Cummings PC, Homewood, Illinois, 1996 – present
  • Village Attorney, Homewood, Illinois, 2006 – present
  • Village Prosecutor, Homewood, Illinois, 1996 – 2006
  • Legal Counsel, Illinois Department of Corrections, 1993 – 1996
  • Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army Reserve, 1990 – 2017
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, 1984 – 1993

Community Activities:

  • Treasurer and Past President – South Suburban Bar Association
  • Prior Board Member – Marian Catholic High School Advisory Committee
  • Prior Board Member and President – St. Joseph’s School Advisory Committee
  • Sponsor – Homewood Little League, Tinley Park Fencing Club, Yankee Runners
  • Member - Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reserve Officer Association
  • Member – National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, American Bar Association, Illinois and Indiana State Bar Associations, Chicago Bar Association, South Suburban Bar Association

To learn more about Chris’s community involvement, please visit In The Community.

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