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James E. Scanlon



Office: (630) 355-1551 ext. 244


Jim started his career in public accounting in the Tax Department of Alexander Grant & Co. (now Grant Thorton). He has spent over 50 years in public accounting, serving clients in banking, financial services, and estate and other industries. Approximately thirty years ago, he left the national public accounting firm and started his own firm. He recently joined Cosgrave, Palinski & Associates, Ltd. to continue practicing in public accounting.


Jim has three children and four grandchildren. Jim and his wife, who was born in England, enjoy traveling to Europe to meet with their extended family.


Certified Public Accountant Licensed in Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member

A.I.C.P.A. - Tax Section Member

Chicago Bar Association - Member

Licensed to Practice before United States Tax Court


Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration.

University of Michigan Law School. Juris Doctor (JD)