James J. Nack

James has been member of Nack, Richardson & Nack, P.C. since 1974. Prior to joining the firm, James was a Partner at the Chicago law firm of Winston & Strawn, LLP. James' principal office is located in Galena, Illinois.

James was born in Dubuque, Iowa on August 2, 1940. In 1961, James received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. In 1964, James received his Juris Doctorate degree, with Distinction, from the University of Michigan, College of Law. James graduated in the top 10% of his law school class and received the honorary Order of the Coif award.

Admitted to the Illinois State Bar in 1964, James is an active member and past president of the Jo Daviess County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Active in community affairs, James has served on various boards, including the Galena Arts and Recreations Center, the Jo Daviess 708 County Board, and the Galena Public Library. Between 1975–1989, James was also the City Attorney for Galena, Illinois.

You may contact James by e-mail at, by telephone at 815.777.1218, or by fax at 815.777.2609.

Michelle Kolb is the first assistant to Attorney James J. Nack. Michelle may be contacted by e-mail at or by telephone at 815.777.1218.

Clare Edmonds is the receptionist and second assistant to Attorney James Nack. Clare may be contacted by telephone at 815.777.1218.


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