MEET THE TEAM
John T. Clery
Founder & Attorney
John obtained his undergraduate degree from University of Illinois and completed his law studies at The University of Dayton. He started practicing law in 1979 and opened John T. Clery P.C. in 1992 with the vision to make the real property buying and selling experience more enjoyable
While serving as Mayor of Hawthorn Woods from 1995-2001 he gained valuable knowledge about municipalities and zoning boards. This knowledge allows him to help clients effectively navigate real estate zoning issues. He has spent time teaching real estate broker classes and enjoys educating the public about protecting themselves in real estate transactions.
John enjoys going to concerts, sporting events and spending time with his family.
John's Favorite Quote: “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”- Robert F. Kennedy
Michelle Ivanich has worked for John T. Clery P.C. for 18 years and is a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland area. Her strong work ethic and loyalty allows for effective and quality communication with our clients.
Michelle has an extensive knowledge of real estate law and she acts as a support source for our clients as they navigate the buying and selling process.
During her free time, Michelle enjoys music concerts and spending quality time with her husband. She has two fur-babies that she adores and loves to spoil.
Michelle’s Favorite Quote: “Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things” – George Carlin
Kathy has been a legal assistant for John T. Clery P.C. for 10 years. She acquired a vast amount of knowledge about real estate when she worked as a Real Estate Transaction closer for a title company. As a natural leader & experienced transaction closer Kathy is a tremendous asset to John T. Clery P.C.
During her free time, Kathy enjoys spending time with her kids and husband, shopping, bowling and being pampered.
Kathy’s Favorite Quote: “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply”