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Ankin Law In The News

Howard Ankin Interview

October 13, 2011

Lawyer Howard Ankin Shares Knowledge of Legal System

By: Ashmar Mandou

Lawndale News Chicago’s Bilingual Newspaper – BusinessDedicated to improving the quality of life for many residents who walk through his office, Howard Ankin of Ankin Law Office takes great joy in offering resolutions to tough circumstances. Ankin, a third-generation lawyer, leads a group of attorneys who handle workers compensation accidents, wrongful deaths, and social security disability benefits, to name a few. Ankin is bringing his expertise to the Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper with monthly columns that address various issues in hopes to educate readers on the legal process. “I enjoy every aspect of my job. I guess you can say I was reared for this since my father and grandfather practiced law,” said Ankin. If you have specific questions you would like Ankin to answer, email Mandou@lawndalenews.com.

Practicing Law: 18 years
Education: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
John Marshall Law School
Business: Ankin Law Office

Services:
We provide a full range of services in the injury law field. We do workers compensation, personal injury, wrongful deaths, security disability, and much more. We also provide bilingual services.

Hispanic Market:
I guess my first client I ever had myself was Hispanic. So I guess I have always represented that market. We all represent a cross section of people in the Chicago land community…we actually received an award of gratitude from the Chicago Teamsters Hispanic Caucus for work that we assisted those members in the past.

Representation:
Whether you are Hispanic or anybody else, knowledge is power and understanding what your rights are is important. So when someone has a problem and they do not know what their rights are, your mind can go off on many different tangents. So what we try to do here is anybody who calls our office, will receive free consultation. We will let them know what their rights are, regardless of whether or not they would like to seek out our services. We will make sure we help them get to where they need to go.

Passion:
I am living the life I was supposed to be doing. I enjoy helping people. The business that I am in is very rewarding because I am able to, on a daily basis, provide information people need to lead a better life.