The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Board Member: Donald Puchalski
District 1

Donald E. Puchalski
Email:dpuchalski@dupageco.org
Phone:312-804-2978
Fax:312-726-4522
Office Address:421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Term Expires:11-30-2016
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Personal Information

  • Wife: Ginny, public school teacher for 18 years
  • Children:
    • Katie - COE College
    • Jill - Addison Trail High School

Professional Experience

Partner in various Law Firms:

  • Puchalski, Keenan & Puchalski, 1979 - 1981
  • Doss, Puchalski, Keenan, Bargel, & Dicks 1981 - 1983
  • Doss, Puchalski, Keenan, Bargel, 1983 - 1988
  • Doss, Puchalski, & Keenan, 1988 - 1991
  • Law Office of Donald E. Puchalski, 1991 - 1992
  • Sklodowski, Franklin, Puchalski & Reimer, 1992 - 1995
  • Sklodowski, Puchalski & Reimer, 1995 - 2003
  • Law Offices of Donald E. Puchalski, 2003 - Present

1979 - 2003 Special Assistant Attorney General. Handled cases as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Illinois Department of Labor. Prosecuted civil cases under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and Illinois Minimum Wage Law.

Education

  • Addison Trail High School
  • De Paul University; 3.5 Political Science
  • John Marshall Law School

Community Activity

  • Addison School District 4; Serving second term as school board member, currently Vice-President, 1998 - Oct. 2005
  • Addison Police Pension Board; Board member and former Vice President, 2002 - Present
  • Addison Township Republican Organization - precinct committeeman, 2003 - Present
  • Addison Township Trustee, April 2005 - Oct. 2005

Professional Membership

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Chicago Advocates Society
  • National Advocates Society, President, 1997 - 1999
  • Member of Federal Trial bar and United States Supreme Court