Member of the Illinois Bar Association

License to practice in Illinois trial, appellate and Supreme Court, and the Federal Court of the Northern District of Illinois.

Author of "Flex Practice" for Lawyers Cooperative Publishing on Business Organization, Estate Planning and Real Estate.


After John Caluwaert graduated from John Marshall Law School with honors, he became Administrative Assistant to the Governor of the State of Illinois. There he also served as legal counsel for the State Department of General Services. In 1972, John entered the private practice of law and is currently the owner of the Elmhurst based firm of John Caluwaert law office.

In 1990 John was engaged by Callaghan/Lawyers' Cooperative Publishing Company to author a multi-volume legal treatise covering specialty areas including volumes on Wills and Trusts, Business Organizations, Residential Real Estate, Matrimonial Practice and Personal Injury.

John served as a Member on the Board of Directors of Elmhurst Federal Savings Bank which was subsequently converted to a publicly held stock corporation after which the Bank was then acquired by St. Paul Bancorp.

John also served as a Member of the Board of Governors of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. He also enjoyed distinction as an appointee by the Governor as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois.

John has a diversified entertainment background, having been selected by the United States Government to entertain armed force with a USO group throughout Europe and the Artic Countries. In addition to this music background, John is also a Magical Entertainer, performing on a regular basis for a Hilton Hotel and other professional bookings.