Practice Areas :
Family Law; Divorce; Matrimonial Law; Divorce Mediation; Family Mediation; Marital Property Distribution; Marital Property Settlements; Paternity; Spousal Support; Child Custody and Visitation; Child Support; Post Divorce and Parentage Modification and Enforcement; Domestic Violence; Complex Family Law Litigation; Collaborative Family Law.
1980, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1982, Florida
DePaul University, J.D., 1980
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, 1965
Chicago Bar (Board of Managers, 1994-1996; Vice-Chair, Court Liaison Committee, 1993-2000; Chair, 1992-1993; Vice-Chair, 1991-1992 and Secretary, 1990-1991, Matrimonial Law Committee), North Suburban Bar; Illinois State Bar (Family Law Section Council, 1993-1999, Chair, 2004-2005, Vice-Chair 2003-2004, Secretary, 2002-2003, Bench and Bar Section Council, 1999-2006; Domestic Violence Task Force; Legislation Committee, 2006-2011); The Florida Bar; Women's Bar Association of Illinois.
Named to the Illinois "Super Lawyers" list 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011. Listed in Law and Leading Attorneys, 1998. Certified Divorce Mediator. Author: Chapter: "Family Law Litigation in Illinois," National Business Institute; Author: Chapter, "Post-Secondary Education Expenses and Support for Nonminor Children," ISBA Family Law Handbook, 1995 Edition and 2011 Edition. Certified Child Representative, Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Child by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division.