Membership & Awards
Telly J. Liapis
SummaryThe son of Greek immigrants, Telly J. Liapis grew up learning firsthand how hard work and perseverance are the driving forces behind professional success and the realization of lifelong goals. At a young age, he became dedicated to working toward the ability to help others reach theirs. Telly became the first in his family to graduate from college, bringing pride to his family and securing the opportunity to help others achieve similar dreams.
As a partner for the Ankin Law Office LLC, Telly has dedicated his life to giving a voice to each of his clients and allowing hard-working individuals like his parents and their ancestors the opportunity to seek justice as they build their lives. Every day, professionals fall victim to paralyzing injuries and even death resulting from preventable acts of negligence. Telly works to ensure these tragedies don’t erase years of hard work to secure financial stability.
Telly is well known as a tireless worker throughout the legal community. He combines a keen sense of awareness of the law with a methodical and calculating approach to litigating cases. Telly’s experience covers a diverse range of legal matters including transportation negligence, automobile collisions, trucking accidents, premises liability, construction negligence, medical negligence and product liability. He has garnered impressive victories for his clients based in large part on his compassion in representing injured individuals and a dedication to ensuring the security of their livelihood.
- Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Loyola University of Chicago
- Juris Doctor from Chicago Kent College of Law
- Moot Court Honor Society
- Dean’s List
- CALI Award, Real Estate Legal Drafting and Advanced Research in Securities
- Henry Horner Scholarship
- Chicago-Kent Scholarship
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Hellenic Bar Association
- Chicago-Kent International Law Moot Court, Coach