Edmund G. Urban III

Location: Oak Forest, Illinois
Phone: 708-687-5284
Fax: 708-687-5278
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For over 36 years, Edmund has concentrated his legal practice at the firm of Urban & Burt, Ltd. in representing both consumer and business debtors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 & 13.  As a member of the Federal Trial Bar, he has engaged in litigation in the Bankruptcy Courts, US District Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Admitted to three US District Courts, he has handled complex Chapter 11 matters before those courts.

In 1995, he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.  In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Edmund has tried many auto accident and injury cases, recovering millions in damages for his clients.

Outside his legal career, Edmund has been active in the area of technology and owns several high tech companies which provide cutting edge fiber optic, telecommunications and data services to governments and businesses.  He spends his spare time on the ski slopes as an avid skier.  Edmund has been a member of the Democratic National Committee and served on the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors of a community hospital.  He is active with the American Bankruptcy Institute, the largest association of bankruptcy professionals.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1982
  • US District Court Northern District of Illinois 1982
  • US District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • US District Court Central District of Illinois
  • US District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor – 1982
  • Oxford University Faculty of Law, Oxford, England
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
    • B.S. – 1979
    • Major: Broadcast Journalism


  • Lecturer, Media and Communications Law, Bradley University

Fraternities and Societies

  • Society of Professional Journalists – Sigma Delta Chi
  • National Fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Former Democratic National Committee, Member
  • Former Young Democrats of America, Officer
  • Former Illinois State’s Attorney Appellate, Prosecutor
  • Former Illinois General Assembly, Legislative Assistant