Botti Marinaccio, Ltd.

Law Firm in Oak Brook, IL - Effective and efficient representation in Family Law, Child Custody & Child Support Law

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Firm Overview

Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. is a leading and distinguished matrimonial law firm in the Chicago area. Dedicated solely to the practice of family law, our firm's talented and experienced attorneys represent many individuals whose cases involve the identification, classification, valuation, and division of multimillion dollar estates.

The attorneys of Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. are adept at analyzing complicated financial matters, particularly complex tax and business valuation issues. The firm's attorneys also resolve custody and visitation issues with skill and sensitivity, excel at negotiating and drafting marital settlement agreements, and, when required, skillfully and successfully litigate complex issues. The firm's success has been rewarded by having both of the firm's principal partners selected by their peers as Illinois Super Lawyers for every year since 2005.

Areas of Law:

-Family Law
-Divorce
-Child Custody and Support
-Paternity and Parentage
-Maintenance and Alimony
Main Office

Main Office
2015 Spring Road Suite 370
Oak Brook  IL  60523

Phone
  • (630) 575-8585
Fax
  • (630) 575-8588
Divorce
Areas of Law
-Family Law
-Divorce
-Child Custody and Support
-Paternity and Parentage
-Maintenance and Alimony.

Stephen R. Botti

Attorney in Oak Brook, IL

Stephen R. Botti is a principal in the Law Firm of Botti Marinaccio Ltd. He has received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest possible rating. Mr. Botti is recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers in the field of family law and child custody in the Chicago metropolitan area. A former Cook County prosecutor, he has practiced family law for over thirty years and has successfully litigated or negotiated settlements in many high profile Illinois family law cases. Mr. Botti has significant expertise with complex estates that involve multi-million dollar holdings and require sophisticated financial expertise in the areas of business and property valuation, child custody, visitation, child support, and maintenance incidents to upper bracket marital estates. He is also trained in Collaborative Law as well as Cooperative Law.

Mr. Botti is Vice President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.

To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1600 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity.

He also has been elected as an Illinois Super Lawyer for ten consecutive years, in addition to being selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Family Law.

Assistant States Attorney, Cook County, 1981-1984.

Areas of Law:
Divorce40%
Family Law40%
Child Custody and Support20%

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Senior Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1980, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
-2011, Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law
Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Richmond School of Business Administration
Class of 1976
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1954
1954

Associations & Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section); DuPage County Bar Association (Matrimonial Law Committee).

Bar Fellowship:
Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Managers 2011-2013, Vice President 2013-2014; Justinian Society of Lawyers.
Education
  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1979

Lee A. Marinaccio

Attorney in Oak Brook, IL

Lee A. Marinaccio is a partner in the law firm of Botti Marinaccio, Ltd.


Botti Marinaccio, Ltd., is an established litigation law firm that specializes in the practice of family law.

In Mr. Marinaccio's early career as an attorney, he concentrated his practice in the area of criminal trial prosecutions. As a special assistant attorney with the United States Department of Justice; an assistant United States Attorney, a first assistant State's Attorney in Kane County, Illinois and an assistant DuPage County State's Attorney, Lee obtained extensive and valuable experience as a trial lawyer. Since leaving his commitment to public service, Lee has concentrated his legal practice in the area of family law. For the past 35 years, Lee has exclusively handled family law matters.

Mr. Marinaccio's extensive experience in the area of family law has allowed him to prosecute and defend all types of contested family law issues. He has successfully tried to completion issues relating to the joint and sole custody of children; child abuse; restrictions on visitation and other visitation related issues; removal and defense against the removal of children from the State of Illinois; current and past due child support issues; child care and day care expense related issues; medical related issues for children and spouses; education issues for children and spouses; spousal support issues including initiating, limiting, modifying or otherwise terminating maintenance (alimony); extensive and complicated property issues including the identification of property; classification of property as marital or non-marital property; evaluation of property and the eventual distribution of property through successful competent negotiation or if necessary, through trial litigation. In his more than 43 years of experience as a trial attorney, Lee has been recognized by his peers as one of the preeminent practitioners in the field of family law.

As attorney Marinaccio is well versed in and familiar with trial litigation, he is placed in the enviable position of being able to successfully negotiate a favorable settlement, or if the negotiated settlement fails, back up his claim to competently present the issues to a Judge in a trial setting in order to obtain the best possible results for his client.

Mr. Marinaccio attributes his success as a family law attorney to his patience and compassion for his clients and his ability to recognize issues, solve problems, and negotiate settlements or litigate complex issues. Lee and his wife of 46 years, Katherine, have five children, LeeAnne, Carla, Laura, Anna, and Anthony and have ten grandchildren.

Assistant State's Attorney, DuPage County, 1971-1972. Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1972-1975. 1st Assistant States Attorney, Kane County, 1975. Recognized as Outstanding Attorney by Leading Illinois Attorney's Network Publication and the National Registry of Who's Who. Recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer. Recipient of the Elmhurst College Outstanding Alumni Award.

Areas of Law:
-Divorce40%
-Family Law40%
-Child Custody and Support20%

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Senior Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1971, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended:
Loyola University
Class of 1971
J.D.

University Attended:
Elmhurst College
Class of 1967
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1944
1944

Associations & Memberships:
American Bar Association (Family Law Section); Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section); DuPage County Bar Association (Matrimonial Law Committee); Kane County Bar Association; Will County Bar Association; DuPage County Family Court Special Task Force.

Bar Fellowship:
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Justinian Society of Lawyers.
Education
  • Loyola University
    Juris Doctorate , 1971

Jamie L. Ryan

Attorney in Oak Brook, IL

Jamie Ryan is a partner at the law firm of Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since the inception of her legal career. She has broad experience in areas involving custody, visitation, removal, parentage, maintenance, child support, qualified domestic relations orders, and complex business valuation issues. Ms. Ryan obtained her Juris Doctor from Chicago Kent College of Law in 2002. Ms. Ryan is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois Bar Association. Ms. Ryan has been recognized as an Illinois Rising Star since 2009. She is also admitted to practice law in the Northern District of Illinois.

Areas of Law:
-Divorce40%
-Family Law40%
-Child Custody & Support20%

Experience & Credentials

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2002, Illinois

Law School Attended:
Chicago Kent College of Law-Illinois Instute of Technology
Class of 2002
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Class of 1999
B.S. in Psychology

Associations & Memberships:
DuPage (Member, Matrimonial Law Section), Chicago (Member, Matrimonial Law Section) and Illinois State (Member, Matrimonial Law Section) Bar Associations.
Education
  • Chicago Kent College of Law-Illinois Instute of Technology
    Juris Doctorate , 2002

Jessica L. Hensley

Attorney in Oak Brook, IL

Jessica Hensley became an associate attorney at Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. in 2007 after earning her Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School. She has experience in family law areas involving custody, visitation, removal, parentage, maintenance, and child support, identification of assets, qualified domestic relations order and complex business valuation issues. Prior to joining Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. she gained valuable experience as a legal intern at the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian and Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic. She also gained early experience while handling contested matters as an advocate on behalf of children in the child welfare system and low income individuals in family law matters. Her prior experience has provided her with the ability to handle involved and complex family law matters, both individually and as a team member with other attorneys. Prior to pursuing her law degree, she attended the University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and psychology. She is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association (family law committee), the Illinois Bar Association and Will County Bar Association.

Areas of Law:
-Divorce40%
-Family Law40%
-Child Custody and Support20%

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2007, Illinois

Law School Attended:
University of Notre Dame
Class of 2007
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Class of 2004
B.A.
Economics & Psychology

Associations & Memberships:
DuPage County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Will County Bar Association.
Education
  • University of Notre Dame
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2007

Britni L. Tweedy

Attorney in Oak Brook, IL

Ms. Tweedy earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2010. Prior to joining Botti Marinaccio, Ltd. Ms. Tweedy gained valuable experience as a trial attorney handling complicated civil litigation. Ms. Tweedy also has gained valuable experience as a legal intern at the Cook County domestic violence legal clinic, Cook County Public Defender's Office, and as a Child Representative for Loyola University Chicago's Childlaw Clinic. While at Loyola University Chicago, Ms. Tweedy received the honor of being selected as a Philip H. Corboy Fellow in trial advocacy, where she earned both individual and team awards for Loyola in numerous trial advocacy competitions throughout the country. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Ms. Tweedy attended the University of Redlands, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Ms. Tweedy's degree in Sociology has contributed to her ability to excel in the practice of Family Law. Ms. Tweedy is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Areas of Law:
-Divorce40%
-Family Law40%
-Child Custody & Support20%

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Birth Information:
Born in 1985
1985

Bar Fellowship:
in trial advocacy, where she earned both individual and team awards for Loyola in numerous trial advocacy competitions throughout the country. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Ms. Tweedy attended the University of Redlands, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Ms. Tweedy's degree in Sociology has contributed to her ability to excel in the practice of Family Law. Ms. Tweedy is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Member: Illinois State Bar Association; DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law Section.
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