In January, 1979, Jim joined Crane and Norcross. In addition to his extensive interaction and appeal success with administrative bodies of Cook County, Jim has a great deal of experience and success in the surrounding counties. He enjoys the challenge of staying current with the many assessing and administrative bodies throughout the State of Illinois.
Jim was raised in the small community of Ottawa, Illinois. He enjoys the client and staff interaction he experiences daily and believes that the relationships he formed during his time at the Assessor’s Office continue to help him today. Jim believes the tolerance and cooperation learned in family life are crucial to be successful. His passion lies with his eight grandchildren and making sure they have the same opportunities he had.