Continuing the legacy of Power and Dixon, P.C. as one of the most respected and oldest Black-owned law firms in Chicago, Berve Power Jr. Esq. became managing partner in 2002.
Attorney Power has honored the tradition and advanced the practice through focused community-driven work and service.
Practicing law since passing the bar at the age of 23, the former intern of the US Attorney's Office, has a keen focus on civil rights. Power has been part of internationally noted cases, including 'The Ryan Harris Case', in which a 7 and 8 year old were wrongly accused of murder.The criminal case was dismissed due to lack of evidence against the Chicago youth. The civil case against the City of Chicago on behalf of the youth who were falsely accused, was settled in 2005 for $6.2 million.
Consistent with our firm's great history of protecting the inalienable and constitutional rights of our clients, we are steadfast in our efforts to preserve the safeguards that are owed to all citizens.
are built on the firm’s principals of partnership, integrity and steadfastness.
Power & Dixon represents both buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. The firm also represents homeowners who are in foreclosure. We work with individuals, owners, property managers, tenants, financial institutions and investors in all types of transactions from routine purchase agreements to complicated development plans.
Power & Dixon represents individuals who have been injured in automobile accidents or who have suffered injuries at the work place. We represent clients who have sustained injuries caused by negligence, recklessness, or criminal conduct. We recover damages for medical and health care expenses, lost income, disability, and pain and suffering. Our clients generally do not incur any fees unless we win (contingent fee) in nearly all personal injury cases.