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Why Us

Legal issues are complicated…but working with us isn’t

J. Paye & Associates is an international boutique law firm with offices in Chicago and Atlanta. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States District Court of Colorado.

At J. Paye & Associates, we pride ourselves on providing an environment where clients feel comfortable talking to an attorney. We value one-on-one communication with our clients, respect their unique needs, and work hard to establish and maintain a high degree of trust and confidence.

Quality Legal.

At J. Paye & Associates, our attorneys are committed to providing clients quality service that is AtypicalBold, and Cutting-Edge.

Our Services

J. Paye & Associates provides a wide range of legal services including: copyright and real estate closings.

What our clients are saying

“Johnetta Paye is an experienced and extremely helpful attorney who knows the in’s and out’s of the entertainment industry. She helped me launch and protect my business. It is a pleasure to work with her — I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to get started in the entertainment industry.”

Lawrence Wallace, Director/Actor/Screenwriter, Deep Production Studios

“Johnetta is a very professional, proficient, and talented lawyer who I have recommended to several people. She is well respected and knows how to handle herself in the courtroom with judges and other lawyers. I would like to thank Johnetta and her team for being my lifesaver. I don’t know what I would have done without them.”

Dionne Griggs, Client

“Atty. Paye is a true professional in every sense of the word. She works to make sure her clients’ needs are met and questions are answered with expert precision. Atty. Paye is very knowledgeable of the law, especially in the area of entertainment, and her counsel has been of great value to my company.”

Alvin M. Daniels, Creative Director, HalstedMediaWorks

“She really listens to our concerns and develops them into legal resolutions. There isn’t any issue too small that she won’t attempt to find a remedy. She remembers all the details as if there were her own. We are very pleased with her professionalism, as well as her personal and thoughtful interaction with clients.”

Hazel Jackson, Client (breach of contract and condominium association dispute)


Our firm consists of a diverse group of attorneys exceptionally dedicated to fostering personal relationships with each of our clients.
We are bold and innovative attorneys. Whether it’s finding a creative approach to litigating or structuring a deal, our primary goal is to resolve each client’s legal issue to their satisfaction.
Our attorneys bring a fresh perspective to the client-attorney relationship, employing efficient methods that enable us to provide cost-effective legal services.

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

– Barack Obama
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Our Team

Dozie Okpalaobieri, Esq.

Phone: 312-627-0054

Johnetta G. Paye, Esq.

Johnetta G. Paye, Esq.

Founding Partner

Phone: 312-627-0054

J. Paye In Brief

ABA Journal Magazine Profiles J. Paye & Associates

J. Paye Article in Jet Magazine


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332 S. Michigan Avenue, 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
923 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309



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