We are a Premier Land Surveying firm

Compass provides attorneys, developers, owners and engineers with high quality and accurate ALTA and boundary surveys that their clients need to buy, sell, refinance, design, or develop their real estate projects.

Our seasoned team is known for its diverse experience and understanding of legal descriptions, easements, and roadway dedications. We are adept at analyzing title commitments to create accurate, thorough and detailed ALTA and boundary surveys, documents, and exhibits. Our surveys will withstand the scrutiny of buyers’ and sellers’ attorneys as well as title companies.

We also understand the complexities of land development and working through the real estate due diligence, planning, design and construction process. We continually communicate with our clients and project team members to ensure that the project goes as smoothly as possible.

We Provide Land Survey Consultation

Our extensive knowledge of surveying and boundary law sets us apart from other firms. We have become a trusted partner and consultant by assisting our clients in resolving legal description conflicts, title claims, land survey disagreements and land boundary disputes that present a myriad of challenges for attorneys, title companies and owners.

Since 1983, our clients have depended on us to provide prompt, comprehensive and accurate land surveying services that include:

  • ALTA Surveys
  • Annexation Exhibits
  • Assessment Plats
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Condemnation Plats
  • Condominium Surveys
  • Consolidation Plats
  • Courthouse/Document Research
  • Easement Grant/Vacation Exhibits
  • Expert Testimony
  • Land Boundary Consultation
  • Legal Descriptions/Acreages
  • Right-of- Way Dedication/Vacation Exhibits
  • Subdivisions and Re-Subdivisions
  • Title Commitment Procurement
  • Zoning Exhibits

Contact one of our expert professional land surveyors to discuss your land survey project needs or view some of our recent projects here.


“Compass is the only surveyor I will use for my claim work. The job will be done right and no stone will be left unturned in their quest to do the job and to help solve the problem.”
Dick B., International Title insurance Company

“Mike Filipski literally helped write the book on Illinois surveying and boundary law. It’s no wonder that I’ve frequently retained him as an expert witness in contested real estate cases. His company performs top-notch surveying and related work.”
Jim L., Chicago area Law Firm

“Mike Filipski is a highly competent professional that is the only resource I would use for expert testimony. Mike asked all the right questions and quickly grasped what I needed from him.”
John Z., Attorney at Law

“I first discovered Compass’ expertise 30 years ago. Since then I have represented builders, developers and homeowners in various capacities. I work with Compass because their people skills and industry knowledge puts them in a league of their own. Compass is familiar with the many nuances of surveying. I would never hesitate to call them in as expert witnesses or consult with them on litigation. They are the gurus on the mountaintop when it comes to complex survey issues.”
Win W., Attorney at law

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The Compass Advantage

  • Over three decades of diverse land surveying experience
  • Unparalleled reputation for accurate, high quality survey work
  • Trusted land boundary consultant for attorneys and title companies
  • Trusted outsource partner for civil engineers
  • Both public and private sector experience
  • Reputation for meeting demanding schedules and deadliness
  • Lump sum or not to exceed pricing for every project