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E. Christopher Caravette

SQ-CaravetteBorn in Norfolk, Virginia, Christopher Caravette earned his bachelor of arts degree in June of 1982 from Dartmouth College, and his doctor of jurisprudence degree in May of 1985 from DePaul University College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Florida, having been admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1985 and the Bar of the State of Florida in 2004.

Prior to establishing Caravette & Associates, P.C., Christopher was an associate with a large Chicago firm where he was responsible for fidelity, financial institution, and surety bond litigation, as well as real estate and business matters.

Christopher is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of DePaul University College of Law and The John Marshall Law School, both located in Chicago, where he has taught courses in Agency & Partnership Law and AIDS and the Law. He has guest lectured, among other places, at the University of Arkansas Law School and at the annual meetings of the National Notary Association.

Christopher has served as the Vice Chairman of the Senior’s Law Committee of the American Bar Association, and has held various positions, including Assistant Editor of the CBA Record, with the Chicago Bar Association. He is also a member of the Florida Bar. Christopher has authored a number of articles on civil litigation, real estate, and business matters — some of which can be accessed directly from this website.

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Recent Articles

The New Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances – What Do They Say and How Do They Work?

By E. Christopher Caravette July 12, 2017 Before July 1, 2017, in Cook County, Illinois, about 40 percent of private-sector workers (or about 840,000 people) were not entitled to any
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It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared?

It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared? By E. Christopher Caravette July 2, 2017 With hurricane and storm season upon us, take time to review and record your possessions
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Pet Trusts – Should You Consider One?

Pet Trusts – Should You Consider One? By E. Christopher Caravette  July 1, 2017 First of all, just what is a pet trust? A pet trust is an arrangement to
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