Brigitte A. Auer
Brigitte is an Associate Attorney with Minchella & Associates. She graduated from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California. While in school, she pursued her interest in Criminal Law externing for several different divisions within the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. After graduation, Brigitte worked for a private criminal defense firm for several years before moving to Illinois.
After becoming licensed in Illinois, she began her work in real estate. She practiced exclusively in this area representing both purchasers and sellers in residential real estate transactions for a number of years. Ms. Auer also has in court litigation experience, having handled personal injury, family law, and commercial litigation cases.
Family is very important to Brigitte. She grew up in a tight-knit family with her mom, step dad and half-brother. She is a music lover and concert goer. Brigitte is very physically active and volunteers every winter at the YMCA where she coaches youth basketball.
My Approach to Practicing Real Estate Law
I think it’s very important to assist my clients in understanding the process they are going through so that they can make informed decisions. I am a strong advocate for my clients’ rights assuring that they get the best deal possible and the benefit of their bargain without losing the transaction – unless we agree that that is their best option. I make sure that negotiated items outside of the contract are well-documented so that there are not difficulties after closing.
It’s critical for me to be very prepared and knowledgeable about my clients’ matters so that I am prepared to answer any and all questions that arise.
Teamwork makes the dream work. As such, I am dedicated to helping out my colleagues and know that I can turn to them for assistance as well.
Education & Memberships
B.A., University of California Santa Barbara
J.D., Southwestern Law School
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Bar & Court Admissions
Admitted to Illinois State Bar
Member: Illinois State Bar Association