Aaron Krolik Law Office, P.C.
225 W. Washington St. Suite 2200
Chicago, Illinois 60606

A note from the desk of attorney Aaron Krolik

Thank You for your interest in our law firm! We encourage Chicago renters and landlords to contact us directly with their issues.

Need to break your lease quickly? Need to get your security deposit back? 
This is what we do.

Email your entire rental agreement to aaron@securitydepositlaw.com or call us at 312-924-0278. There is no out of pocket charge for tenants to submit their rental agreements and other relevant documents to be confidentially reviewed.

We provide the best service to you by giving you the MOST INFORMED OPINION. 

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Our Offices

Aaron Krolik Law Office is located at
225 West Washington Street Suite 2200,Chicago, IL.


About Aaron Krolik Law Office

Aaron Krolik Law Office, P.C. is the leading law firm in Chicago, Illinois for Chicago tenant rights, landlord rights, Chicago security deposit law, class actions, and personal injury disputes including premises liability and negligence.  Aaron is know for his ability to quickly and successfully help renters break their Chicago lease and recover their Chicago security deposit.

Email Aaron or call 312-924-0278 to resolve your issue today.

A skilled litigator and orator, Aaron Krolik has won more than 100 bench trials in his career.  Priding himself on responsiveness and youthful energy, Aaron represents his clients to the fullest by returning all emails within 24 hours and keeping office hours on the weekends. Aaron guarantees that his savvy work-ethic and attitude will always be on display to ensure the best possible result for his clients.

After graduating from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Aaron attended law school at Indiana University where he served as managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal, the official law journal of the FCC. Aaron was admitted to the Illinois State Bar and Federal Bar in 2003 and began the firm one year later. He is currently a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.

Class Actions

Since 2006, Aaron Krolik Law Office, P.C. has certified sixteen class actions as lead counsel in the First District, Chicago, Illinois.  These class actions consisted of Chicago tenants whose Landlord(s) violated Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance Sections 5-12-080 (security deposits) and/or 5-12-170 (Failure to provide RLTO Summaries).

  1. Johnson v. 6610 North Sheridan et al, 06 CH 07887 (Judge Sophia Hall);
  2. Wolfe v.  Waterton Properties, 06 CH 15510 (Judge Rita Novak);
  3. McAllister v. MEPT McClurg Court, No. 08 CH 28166 (Judge Martin Agran);
  4. Beasley v. Michigan Beach Apartments, No. 08 CH 33566 (Judge Kahtleen Pantle);
  5. Johnson v. Central City Management Co., No. 08 CH 34743 (Judge James Epstein);
  6. Kennedy v. St. Edmond’s Village, Inc. No. 08 CH 35529 (Judge Martin Agran);
  7. Brown v. LFL Regal, Case No. 08 CH 36401 (Judge Mary-Anne Mason);
  8. Ratleff v. Irmco Properties, No. 08 CH 36949 (Judge Martin Agran);
  9. Sengupta v. MPA Onterie, No. 08 CH 37607 (Judge Martin Agran);
  10. Cheikhameguyaz v. Hawthorne House, 08 CH 38071 (Judge Sophia Hall);
  11. Daly v. NNP Residential, No. 08 CH 41112 (Judge Kathleen Rochford);
  12. Smale v. Rent Smart, 09 CH 19064 (Judge Stuart Palmer);
  13. Kovandzic v. Bervin, 10 CH 03956 (Judge Richard J. Billik, Jr.);
  14. Bloom v. 1100 Dearborn LLC, No. 11 CH 02509 (Judge Michael B. Hyman);
  15. Shprtiz v. Elliott House Condo, No. 11 CH 17332 (Judge Richard J. Billik, Jr.);
  16. Corchin v. Tailor Lofts, LLC, No. 11 CH 44480 (Judge Peter Flynn);

Aaron on TV

Aaron Krolik is a leader in Chicago Tenants Rights and as such his expertise is in demand, not only from clients in Chicago, but from media outlets as well. Check out Aaron’s recent WGN appearance below for more information on his work and on the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance.

Client Testimonials

The Thank You Wall; A referral is the best compliment.

“Hi Aaron- We received the check yesterday!  Thank you so much for your help!  You gave us the confidence to know we were doing the right things!  We were amazed at how quickly you were able to take care of everything. We will definitely let you know if we need any help and I will continue to recommend you! Have a great summer! Thanks again.”  -SS, 7/10/13

“Thanks so much for everything.” – JD, 6/13/13

“I think you can see the pain in her signature! Thanks again Aaron.” – MH, 5/23/13

“Thanks for everything!” – SW, 4/19/13

“On behalf of the plaintiffs, I would like to extend our sincere gratiutude for patiently helping us through this case.  It as our first time ever dealing directly with a legal dispute, and your office minimized the stress by being upront and explaining the process as we proceeded.  Again, thank you for this.” – JB, 1/31/13

“Here is the signed settlement agreement.  Thank you so much for your help!” – LC, 1/16/13

“Thank you again for all your help.  Happy Holidays.” – CH, 12/29/12

“Hi, Ayana. Got the check and cashed it this week. Thanks.” -TZ, 7/6/12

“You can make it payable to me – thanks again for everything guys! We are so relieved to finally have this behind us!” -SM, 7/6/12

“That’s great news!!! We also want to thank you both very much for all your help.”  -EW, 6/5/12

“Great! Thank you!” – HG, 4/12/12

“Great news!  Could you send it to us? Let mek now if you need our address.  Thank you both so much!” – AR, 2/28/12

“Thanks! This works well for us. We appreciate all of your help, and all the work you put in for us.” BP, 2/14/12

“Dear Aaron, we wanted to offcially thank you for everything – We received the settlement check in the mail just near the end of last week.  We couldn’t thank you enough, that with your help, our case was won.  It really is a very gratifying experience.  Again, thank you so very much and we wish you the best in your practice and endeavors!  Thank you and happy new year!!!”  -AB, 1/5/12

“Thanx again for the settlement!” – SWC, 12/31/11

“Hi Ayana.  This is good news.  Thanks for your and Aaron’s help in this case. ” – RK, 12/22/11

“Aaron and Ayana, Thank you both so much. We received the check yesterday — Wow! That was fast.  Thank goodness this is behind us, and you two made that possible!” – CL, 11/9/11

“I just got the check.  Thanks again for your help with this case.”  – TD, 10/13/11

“Hi there! Yay!! Thanks to you both for EVERYTHING!” – LD, 9/21/11

“Very much appreciated!! Thank you!!!!” – MA, 9/8/11

“We really appreciate your help.  Your confidence and reputation helps us to feel stronger.  We need that.  Thank you for everything.” KU, 7/26/11

“I want to thank you so much again for all of  your help.  Would it be o.k. for me to refer you to others?” BB, 6/13/11

“Thanks again for handling the case.  I have received the final settlement check.” PC, 5/10/11

“Hey Aaron, I received my last check. Speaking for myself I thank you for you and your companies time and advice. If I or anyone I know in need of a professional and down to earth lawyer…   you will be well recommended. Thanks again for your help.” – QM, 1/25/11

“Thank for all of your help! I will be by to pick the check up.” – EP, 1/20/11

“Hey Aaron, Thanks for all your help wit this case! We really appreciate you and Ayana for Everything! THANK YOU SO MUCH AGAIN! Take Care.” – FK, 1/20/11

“Hi Aaron! Thank you so much for all of your help and work in this mater. Please send funds to…” - DW, 1/7/11

“I received your check and wanted to thank you for your services.  You were great and I also appreciate your patience.” – AA, 12/3/10

“I would like to thank you for all your help on this matter. It’s been a pleasure working with you. Unlike most attorneys out there you seem always very responsive and at no point of time my question or concern was left unanswered on your end. I know how rare that is and I truly appreciate it. With great confidence I would recommend your services to anyone who might need your help.” – IT, 11/30/10

“We got the check.  Once again, great job thank you!” – ID, 11/19/10

“Thank you Aaron. We got the check. Have a great day and thank you for all of your hard work.  You made what I expected to be a painful experience painless!!” – JM, 11/20/10

“Thenk you so SO much for your part in all of this, Aaron – we really do appreciate your help, and as crazy as it sounds to say this, I’ve enjoyed this process. ;-]” – TG, 11/16/10

“A copy signed by my client and his check will be in the mail tonight.  Thank you for your cooperation and congratulations for doing an excellent job.”  – Opposing Attorney IS, 11/11/10

“Thank you! And thanks again for all your work on the case. You can make out the check to…” – JC, 10/25/10

“It has been a pleasure doing business with you and thank you for getting us a settlement.  We have received the check.” DB, 10/17/10

“Wooo! Thanks again for everything!” – DC, 10/14/10

“Great thanks – this has been a long time coming, but thank g-d, the RLTO works!” – KC, 10/14/10

“We received the checks.  Thanks again for the help.” RK, 10/1/10

“Excellent news.  You are a champion.” CS, 9/30/10

“Thank you and Ayana for your hard work you done for us!!!!” – KW, 8/9/10

“Great News! Thanks so much for everything!” AS 4/1/10

“Great…Thanks for all of your help.” BH, 3/11/10

“Thanks Aaron for all your help with this.  You can mail my check to…” RG, 3/9/10

“Aaron – Great news!  Thank you for your hard work & efforts in this case.”  LG, 3/8/10

“Hi Aaron – That is wonderful news – thank you!” SS, 1/13/10

“Great.  Thanks again for your help and hard work.” CK, 1/6/10

“Aaron, Got the checks, thanks!” EC, 11/17/09

“Hi Aaron, I’d like to pick it up. Thank you so much for your help!” AC, 10/13/09

“Just got your email – that’s fantastic news.  It’s really everything I hoped for, so thank your for helping us – we really appreciate it.” JO, 7/17/09

“Aaron, Here is the signed agreement. You can mail the check to my office. Thanks for the excellent and quick resolution.” RB, 4/28/09

“I just picked up the check. Thank you.” EH, 4/21/09

“Check received.  Thanks Aaron!” SC, 3/18/09