Nicholas Cronauer has joined the law firm of Charles E. Cronauer & Associates at 1101 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, as an associate attorney.
Cronauer graduated summa cum laude from Illinois State University in 2008 with a degree in accounting and graduated magna cum laude from Valparaiso University Law School as a published member of the Valparaiso Law Review. In 2011, Cronauer completed a legal research externship for the chief federal district court judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in South Bend. In 2010, Cronauer also completed a legal research externship for a superior court judge in Civil Division I, Lake County, Ind., and a legal research externship in 2009 for a magistrate in Porter County, Ind.
Cronauer will practice in areas including litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, estate planning, asset protection, real estate, business and corporate law.