Archdiocese of Chicago
835 N. Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
P.O. Box 1979
Chicago, Illinois 60690-1979
Fax: 312-674-7543 or 534-5252
Mary Ann Hynes joined the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Legal Services as General Counsel in January 2016. Prior to joining this office, Mary Ann served as Senior Counsel at the law firm Denton's, Chicago. Prior to Dentons, Mary Ann served as the General Counsel for five global public corporations. Mary Ann holds a B.A. degree from Loyola University, an M.B.A. from the Lake Forest School of Management and J.D. and LL.M degrees from the John Marshall Law School.
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Hortensia C. Esquivel is Senior Counsel for the Archdiocese of Chicago and has served as in-house counsel for the Archdiocese since 2006. Prior to joining the Office of Legal Services at the Archdiocese, Hortensia worked in the Real Estate Practice Group at Winston & Strawn LLP for five years. Prior to attending law school, Hortensia worked as a real estate development analyst for Bryan Cave LLP. She received her A.B., cum laude, from Harvard College in 1993 and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Chicago Law School in 2001. Hortensia was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2001. Hortensia is fluent in Spanish.
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Olga Rojas has served as Counsel for the Archdiocese of Chicago since December 2008. Olga concentrates her practice in the area of employment based immigration. She served as a Constituent Services Aide in the Office of U.S. Senator Peter G. Fitzgerald, handling immigration issues and Hispanic Affairs. Olga is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is currently the Chair for the Chicago Chapter and is on the Board of Governors for AILA National. Olga is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Olga was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1996. She is fluent in Spanish.
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Gary Ansier is Counsel for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Prior to joining the Archdiocese's Office of Legal Services in October of 2012, Gary managed a variety of corporate, transactional and litigation matters as Senior Staff Counsel for Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. Gary received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005 and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 2008. Gary was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2008.
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John DiJohn joined the Office of Legal Services in February 2016. Prior to joining us, John was with the firm Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn, representing public and private sector employers in all areas of labor and employment law. John received his B.A. from DePaul University and his J.D. from Chicago Kent College of Law, May 2001. He was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2001.
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Jimmy Stathopoulos has worked in the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Legal Services since 2006. Jimmy received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago in 2010 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. Jimmy was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2010.
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Pawel joined the Office of Legal Services in July 2005. Pawel earned his Master of Law degree from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland in 2002, and LL.M. from Loyola University in Chicago in 2011. Pawel was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in June 2012 and admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois in July 2012. Pawel’s primary focus is attorney for immigration services. He is fluent in Polish.
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Jan Leonatti joined the Archdiocese of Chicago in August 1992 and the Office of Legal Services in July 1994. Jan is responsible for the business function and overall operations of the Office of Legal Services and supports Legal Services staff in their individual roles.
Teri McGinley has been with the Office of Legal Services since June 2012. Teri provides administrative support in the area of special consultation and coordinates communication between related offices.
Darlene Robey joined the Office of Legal Services in August 2012. Darlene provides secretarial support to the attorneys.
LaTasha Powell joined the Office of Legal Services in November 2014. She provides clerical support to the entire office.