Samuel J. Diamond is the founding member of the law firm of Diamond & LeSueur P.C. Prior to the establishment of Diamond & LeSueur in 1982, Mr. Diamond spent 6 years in the office of the McHenry County States Attorney and, subsequently, the law firm of Looze & Kinney, one of the oldest partnerships in McHenry County.
Sam Diamond has provided legal services over the years in foreclosure defense, real estate law, family law and domestic relations, wills and trusts, transactional matters and other matters relating to the general practice of law.
Sam Diamond served as Village Attorney for numerous municipalities including the Village of Richmond, the Village of Spring Grove, the Village of Prairie Grove and the Village of Island Lake, for whom he served as counsel for over 35 years.
Considered an expert in land development aspects of municipal law, he has lectured to Municipal Officials at McHenry County College on the subjects of annexation agreements, land use, and zoning. He was also a featured speaker at the 2004 Illinois Environmental Law Conference of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations on the subjects of Land Use and Zoning.
Bar and Court Admissions
Admitted to the Illinois State Bar, 1969
Admitted to the United States Northern District of Illinois, 1969
Membership / Professional Associations
Assistant McHenry County States Attorney, 1968-1972
National District Attorneys Association, 1970
B.S. & B.A., Business Administration, University of Denver, 1965
J.D., Chicago Kent College of Law, 1968