Attorney at Law
- Debt Collection
- Other Debt & Bankruptcy Matter
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Real Estate Foreclosure
- Real Estate Litigation
- Residential Lease
- Tenant Dispute
- Tenant Eviction
- Other Real Estate Matter
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
"Attorney Farmer is a zealous advocate for his clients and strives to achieve the best result possible in each and every matter. I endorse this Attorney."
"Great brief. Judge impressed. Asked for expedited decision based on the age of the client. Judge said he may render a favorable decision. Friendly hearing."
Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network
Jan 2018 - Present
Provide legal information and advice to veterans and servicemembers on various issues including discharge upgrades, VA benefits, family law, housing issues, and consumer law.
The Law Offices of Edward M. Farmer
Dec 2015 - Present
Solo practice providing representation for VA benefit appeals, discharge upgrades, business law and personal injury.
The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic
Professor of Law/Staff Attorney
Feb 2015 - Oct 2018
Oversaw the operation of a legal clinic that provides pro bono representation to dozens of veterans on VA benefit appeals, military discharge upgrades, and veteran diversion court matters, including the supervision of attorneys
Provided classroom instruction and supervision/guidance to law students participating in the clinic and helped them develop the skills necessary to be an effective attorney
Sullivan Hincks & Conway
Jan 2014 - Feb 2015
Litigated state and federal cases in transportation law, trademark, commercial collections, employment law, and general litigation from initial complaint to pre-trial preparation.
Responsible for the firm’s VA benefit appeals.
Bosley & Bratch
Oct 2010 - Jul 2013
Presented over 230 disability claims and appeals before the VA Regional Office, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Prepared numerous legal briefs and conducted dozens of administrative hearings for VA benefit appeals