Who We Are
RYAN J. WAITE
Founding Partner and Lawyer
Ryan opened the financial law firm in August of 2013. Prior to this, Ryan worked as an associate attorney for Robert J. Semrad & Associates. He focused on bankruptcy, foreclosure, and estate planning.
While at RJS, He worked with over 500 Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, along with more than 1000 Chapter 7 bankruptcies. In the spring of 2013, Ryan Waite worked as a financial law advisor at the Law Offices of Jason Landgraf. While at the Landgraf Law Firm, Ryan Waite was responsible for overseeing the Bankruptcy Law Department.
Michelle Jones has been working with Ryan for the last 2 years. She is Ryan’s personal assistant in all matters pertaining to Real Estate. If you choose to work with the Waite Law Firm, she’ll be your “Go To Gal.” Michelle is a wife and mother of four sons, she thrives on taking care of people’s needs and excels in her work ethic with strong interpersonal skills.
Michael is a Downers Grove native who graduated from DGS High School and went on to receive his Associate’s Degree from College of DuPage. In 2018 he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in English from The University of Arizona, along with an undergrad certificate in Professional & Technical Writing.
Soon thereafter, he successfully completed an ABA approved paralegal certificate through The Center for Legal Studies. He previously worked in civil litigation/personal injury law in downtown Chicago, but now enjoys representing his hometown in the real estate world.
In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar, drinking tea, hiking with his dog, and listening to podcasts.