John Elias - Gardi, Haught, Fischer & Bhosale LTD

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John Elias
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John currently resides in Chicago with his partner. John regularly is involved in community activities and volunteers with local agencies and housing counselors.


John Elias grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago attending Brother Rice and Marian Catholic High Schools before attending Arizona State University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1989 and his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego in 1992.

Community & Professional Experience

John Elias joined Gardi, Haught, Fischer & Bhosale in 2021 after managing the law firm of John L. Elias & Associates for over twenty years. As the managing attorney, John developed his reputation as a leading eviction attorney in the Chicagoland region becoming known as “Chicagoland’s Kick’em Out Quick Eviction” attorney. In addition to advocating for his clients in eviction matters, John’s knowledge of local landlord tenant ordinances such as the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance, the Cook County Tenant Landlord Ordinance, as well as state laws regulating such as the Security Deposit Return Act. Prior to starting his own firm, John was a Senior Assistant trial attorney with the DuPage County Public Defender’s Office