Sandra Aguilera represents financial institutions in secured transactions; collections; bankruptcy; commercial foreclosures; the negotiation and drafting of contracts, including promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, purchase and sale, and workout agreements; and enforcement of leasehold rights in personal and real property.

She also represents business entities and individuals in real estate transactions and handles the legal formation and maintenance of corporations and limited liability companies.

SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS

Sandra recently published "COVID-19 Impact on Post Judgment Collections," a Business Litigation Alert, April 17, 2020. The alert explains Executive Order 2020-25 and its impact on post-judgment actions relating to the collection of a consumer debt.

She recently presented "Titles" at Auction.com's Monthly Workshop for Real Estate Investors, Feb. 19, 2020.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Sandra joined Aronberg Goldgehn in December 2019. Previously she practiced at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

She is a volunteer attorney with Minority Legal Education Resources, Inc. where she tutors and prepares prospective attorneys for the Illinois Bar Exam. While attending The John Marshall Law School, she served as a Clinic Intern, preparing and filing federal complaints & HUD complaints on behalf of clients, and assisting HUD investigators and attorneys with investigations and discovery on possible discrimination.

Sandra is fluent in Spanish.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Minority Legal Education Resources, Inc., Bar Preparation Program, Volunteer Tutor
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, J.D. Mentorship Program
  • The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association, Mentorship Program

LEADERSHIP ROLES

  • Illinois State Bar Association’s Commercial, Banking, Collections and Bankruptcy Section Council, Chair, 2018-2019


The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2005

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000



BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, JD Mentorship Program
  • Chicago Bar Association (Commercial Litigation Committee, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee and Animal Law Committee)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Chair of the Commercial, Banking, Collections and Bankruptcy Section Council, 2018-2019)
  • The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association, Mentorship Program