The Attorneys

Richard M. Furgason, President

Richard M. Furgason, President

Mr. Furgason has been a partner in the firm since 1979. Born and raised in the Chicago area, Mr. Furgason joined the firm in 1974 after graduating from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is a general practitioner … (Read More)
Richard C. Slocum

Richard C. Slocum

Mr. Slocum is a partner.  Born in Beloit, Wisconsin, and raised in Winnebago, Illinois, Mr. Slocum has been a member of the firm for over 34 years.  Prior to joining the firm, he practiced law in Chicago, concentrating in public … (Read More)
Paul T. Patricoski

Paul T. Patricoski

Mr. Patricoski is a partner. He was born on March 24, 1955 at Ft. Rucker in Alabama and has been a member of the firm since his law school graduation. He serves as an Arbitrator for the 16th Judicial Circuit … (Read More)
Michael W. Huseman

Michael W. Huseman

Mr. Huseman has been a partner in the firm since 2011. He represents businesses and individual clients in a wide variety of civil litigation practice areas in both the Illinois and Federal Court systems. He has successfully argued cases before … (Read More)
Thomas St. Jules

Thomas St. Jules

Mr. St. Jules is an associate.  Born and raised in Aurora, Mr. St. Jules returned to Aurora upon graduating from law school.  Mr. St. Jules began his legal career with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.  As a felony prosecutor, … (Read More)
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Emmanuel S. Llamas

Mr. Llamas is an associate at the firm. His family (Vera) migrated to Aurora, IL during the 1910 Mexican Revolution in order to escape political violence, becoming one of the first Mexican families to settle in Aurora and later opening … (Read More)
Thomas J. Streit

Thomas J. Streit (Of Counsel)

Mr. Streit is of counsel to the firm with over 50 years of legal experience. A native of Aurora, he was born on August 3, 1940 and has been associated with the firm since 1967. Mr. Streit concentrates his practice … (Read More)
William J. Foote

William J. Foote (Of Counsel)

Mr. Foote is of counsel to the firm with over 50 years of legal experience.  He has represented clients in all levels of courts including Illinois Appellate Courts, Illinois Supreme Court, U.S. district Court-Northern District Illinois, U.S. Court of Appeals 7th … (Read More)

John E. Dreyer (1929-2005)

Mr. Dreyer was a founding member and partner of Dreyer Foote. A native of Chicago, Mr. Dreyer, following his graduation from DePaul’s law school, was a Judge Advocate General in the United States Army before moving to Aurora in the … (Read More)