Lester A. Ottenheimer III

Village Trustee

  • Term: 2013 - 2017


  • Bachelor of Science School of Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana
  • Juris Doctor, Indiana University-Indianapolis Indiana


  • Attorney, Ottenheimer Law Group LLC
  • Buffalo Grove and Chicago, Illinois


  • Married to Karen
  • Three sons: Scott, Alex, and Adam

Current Village Appointments

  • Community Development
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Fire and Police Commission
  • Commission for Residents with Disabilities

Membership / Public Service

  • Chairman of the Buffalo Grove Plan Commission, 2000 - 2011
  • Buffalo Grove Days Committee
  • Past member, President, and Campaign Chair - United Way of Wheeling - Buffalo Grove


“We must become the change we want to see in the world,”  Mahatma Gandhi.