John Galarnyk, Esq.

John Galarnyk

John Galarnyk is the founding partner of Galarnyk & Associates.  John was born and raised in a small town in Wisconsin in a large family of a general practice physician and a loving stay-at-home mother.  After attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, he embarked on his legal career practicing in the litigation department of small and mid-sized law firms.  In 2001, John formed Galarnyk & Associates, Ltd.  With 30+ years of experience, John has a proven track record of building teams of professionals to provide expertise in various jurisdictions and in different forums across the country for an impressive list of past and present clients.  John’s innate problem-solving abilities and unique skills have allowed him to win over potential clients who were looking for representation from large law firms.  They find that his smart, tough, thoughtful, and personal approach best leads to their desired and winning results.

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Illinois Supreme Court, 1985
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1986


Certificate in Investigations and Prevention of Commercial Fraud, School of Continuing Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2008
JD, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, 1985
BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1982


University of Wisconsin – Alumni Association
University of Wisconsin – W Club University of Wisconsin – Gridiron Club


Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

Personal Interests  

Golf, reading, exercise, travel, cooking, and sports