Amy Olson is an associate attorney in the firm of Keay & Costello, P.C. She joined the firm in 2019 to manage the collections department and help grow the firm. Prior to joining Keay & Costello, P.C., Amy was a partner at the former law firm of Wiedel, Philipp, Indelicato and Olson located in Downers Grove and also was an associate with the Law Offices of David K. Barhydt in Oak Brook where she began her practice of law after being licensed in 2011.
Amy focuses her practice in the areas of community association law, landlord-tenant law, real estate acquisitions and sales, civil litigation, and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy. Amy has extensive experience in representing community associations and landlords, from private investors to national property management and not-for-profit companies, in collections. She also represents landlords in security deposit disputes, drafts commercial and residential leases and addenda and presents seminars to landlords and real estate agencies on the basics of eviction actions and real estate transactions.
Amy is a member of the DCBA and currently serves as the Vice-Chair to the CLE Commission. She also has served as the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Professional Responsibility Committee and as Chair of the Dispute Resolution Program. She is on the Board of Directors for Community Housing Advocacy and Development and is a member of the Illinois Chapter of Community Associations; Chicagoland Apartment Association; Illinois State Bar Association. Additionally, Amy has provided pro bono legal services for the State of Illinois Torture and Relief Commission.
Amy also was admitted to the general bar of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois in 2012. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1994 with a B.A. in English and obtained her J.D. The John Marshall Law School in 2011.