Amata is aware of how hard and costly it can be to get your law firm up and running. And for law students, if you want to be successful in the legal world, you need more than stellar grades and an innate knowledge of law.

  May 22, 2018


Is it summer yet? If you are like me, you are chomping at the bit to kick off your winter shoes for a pair of flip flops & hang out at one of Chicago beautiful roof top restaurants. It’s no wonder Chicago was named ‘2017’s Restaurant City of the Year’ by Bon Appetit & ‘Top City’ in Conde Nast’s “Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.”

  May 10, 2018


Over the past five years, the landscape has dramatically changed in terms of what today’s practicing attorneys consider to be viable, and logistical, space for their firm.

  May 9, 2018



This social event is sponsored by the ULCC and attendees will have the opportunity to meet members of the ULCC Board of Directors, view the second largest private art collection in Chicago, and network with other Amata clients at this special event.

  April 23, 2018


Like it or not, law offices located in a lesser known, sleepy spot might be passed over by you or your potential clients in favor of one in a thriving metropolitan area. We’re all beholden, to a certain extent, to superficiality. And prestigious or exciting locations will always speak to that.

  April 20, 2018


Technology is the crux of our modern civilization, so it is not surprising that it has also become the crux of the modern law firm. The American Bar Association updated their rules to include reference to all ‘electronic communications’, and thirty-one states have adopted the duty of technology competence into their laws, with Illinois’ being effective as of January 1, 2016.

  March 22, 2018