• Posted on December 11, 2020

    John P. Martin graduated from the University of Illinois in 1969 and received his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1972. He began his practice in DuPage County in 1972 and was a founding partner of Huck Bouma, PC with Ralph Bouma in 1980. John represented developers, investors, governmental bodies and institutions in their commercial real estate matters.

    John was actively involved with real estate developers and property owners in DuPage and Kane Counties for many years. He chaired the firm’s Real Property Committee and managed Huck Bouma before his retirement. John has been honored with designation by his peers as both an Illinois Super Lawyer and a Leading Lawyer.

    John retired from Huck Bouma in 2012. He lives in Geneva with his wife and enjoys golfing and spending time with his children and grandchildren.


  • Posted on December 11, 2020

    Robert E. Jones graduated from Wheaton College in 1971 and then received his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1974. He began his legal career as an associate with the Chicago law firm of what is now Hinshaw & Culbertson. He and Heinz Brisske formed a general practice suburban law firm and became founding members of Greene, Jones & Brisske in 1978, which was active in the legal community in DuPage County for more than 20 years. Bob joined the firm of Huck Bouma, PC, in 1999, where he was not only a shareholder but also the partner in charge of the litigation practice.

    Bob had a long and distinguished career as a litigator. He tried numerous cases in DuPage and other collar counties. Always a fierce advocate for his clients, he was an active and respected member of the DuPage County Bar Association, as well as many other legal practice committees and organizations.

    Until his death in 2012, Bob was a dedicated husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, and his children, Jamie and Jay.


  • Posted on December 11, 2020

    Kevin J. Huck received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 from Bellarmine College in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1973 from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law. After graduation, Kevin worked at a Fortune 500 Company in its Federal Tax research department and thereafter as a Trust Officer at a Chicago Bank.

    In 1976, Kevin went into the private practice of law with the law firm of O’Reilly, Cunningham, Duncan and Huck, concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Real Estate and Corporate Law. In 1987, he formed his own law firm. He co-founded the law firm of Huck & Brisske, LLC with Heinz Brisske in 1999. Huck & Brisske provided high-quality estate planning services.

    Kevin wound down his legal career just prior to the merger of Huck & Brisske, LLC and Huck Bouma, PC in early 2013. Today, Mr. Huck is happily retired from the practice of law, living in the Asheville area of North Carolina, and enjoying time traveling the world, hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing with his wife, Becky. He has three grown sons, with whom he remains very close.


  • Posted on December 11, 2020

    James M. Huck graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1960 and a law degree in 1963. Jim began his practice in DuPage County in 1963 and, before joining the firm of Huck Bouma, PC, he was a partner in the Wheaton law firms of Huck and Walsh and Rathje and Woodward. Jim concentrated in the areas of General Corporate, Business Law and Commercial Real Estate and represented many of the prominent Wheaton area individuals and businesses.

    Since 1988, Jim was instrumental in growing Huck Bouma into one of the premier suburban Chicago law firms. He managed the firm for several years before his retirement.

    Jim retired from Huck Bouma in 2008. Jim and his wife have lived in Wheaton since 1963, and now enjoy traveling and being involved with various Wheaton-area charities.


  • Posted on December 11, 2020

    Ralph R. Bouma, Jr. graduated from Knox College in 1964 and received his law degree in 1967 from the University of Illinois. Ralph received a legal taxation degree from DePaul University in 1993.

    Ralph started practicing law in DuPage County in 1969. Ralph was a founding partner of the firm of Huck Bouma, PC with John Martin in 1980. He represented highly compensated individuals and closely held businesses in the technology, manufacturing, banking and service industries. He was experienced in income, retirement and estate planning and was a featured seminar speaker. With the addition of Jim Huck in 1988, Ralph was instrumental in growing Huck Bouma into one of the premier suburban Chicago law firms.

    Ralph R. Bouma, Jr. retired from Huck Bouma at the end of 2004. Ralph is enjoying retirement with his wife in Michigan and Florida.


  • Posted on December 11, 2020

    George M. Bradshaw retired as a principal of the firm effective January 1, 2015. His practice involved the representation of privately held and family-owned businesses in numerous industry segments, real estate investors and developers, individuals and banks. George’s past experience included 18 years of general practice in his own firm in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he focused on business, banking, real estate, estate planning and litigation matters. Prior to that George practiced for five years with Lupel & Amari, in Chicago, Illinois, concentrating in litigation.

    George lives in Winfield and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and family, traveling and golfing. George serves on the Boards of Directors for Life’s Plan, Inc., an affiliate of the Ray Graham Association for people with disabilities, and the Marianjoy, Inc. Foundation.