A. Traub & Associates Attorneys at Law

A. Traub & Associates Attorneys at Law

A different kind of law firm-Your peace of mind is our priority

Firm Overview

DuPage County Lawyers Assisting Clients with Family Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Criminal Defense

When you are looking for a lawyer to assist you with your pressing legal concerns, you may find that most law firms seem to be the same. Many offices will look to impress you with an image that tries seem professional and intelligent but actually comes off as stuffy and pretentious. The attorneys at A. Traub & Associates are ready to break those stereotypes.

In our offices, conveniently located in Lombard and Arlington Heights, Illinois, you will find a professional yet relaxed atmosphere and a team of approachable lawyers prepared to help you. With an honest, straightforward approach, we can break down even the most complex legal matters so that you can clearly understand your options and make informed decisions. But do not be fooled by our friendly nature. Our attorneys are tough, experienced legal advocates, equipped to handle the most complex and intimidating cases.

Full-Service Law Firm Serving DuPage County

A. Traub & Associates is also equipped to provide affordable, high-quality representation in other areas of the law as well, including real estate, adult and juvenile criminal defense, and business law concerns. No matter what type of legal matter you may be facing, we pledge:

-To listen carefully to your issues and needs, and to keep you informed of progress and results;
-To reach as resolution as a quickly as possible without compromising your needs; and
-To make every effort to return your calls within 24 hours.

We believe that outstanding client service should be the cornerstone of a successful law practice, and we put that belief to work every day at our firm.

To learn more about how we can help you and your family, contact our office today. Call 630-426-0196 and put our experience on your side. From our offices in Lombard and Arlington Heights, we are proud to serve clients in and around DuPage County, Cook County, Will County, and Kane County.
Main Office
Main Office
100 W 22nd St., Suite 150
Lombard   IL  60148
Phone
  • (630) 426-0196
Websites

Angel M. Traub

Angel M. Traub is a family and estates attorney and principal owner of the all female law firm of A. Traub & Associates in Lombard, Arlington Heights, and Chicago South Loop. She practices primarily in the areas of family law, adoption, estate planning, probate, trust administration, guardianship, and real estate.

Angel practices in many forms of civil litigation, primarily in the area of family law, guardianship, and adoption.

Angel is a strong advocate for children. She is qualified as a GAL and child's representative for children in domestic relations for family law, divorce, child custody (allocation of parental responsibilities), and also in adoption and disabled guardianships. She has been committed to serving as a GAL for over 13 years, handling many child visitation and parental allocation (custody) cases in DuPage, Kane, and Cook Counties.

Angel is also certified in divorce and parental allocation (custody) mediation and is a certified civil litigation and family law mediator. She is court approved in DuPage, Cook, Kane, and Will counties, and she is also approved for the Cook County Financial Mediator list. She is trained and certified in collaborative divorce law, and she is a certified arbitrator for DuPage County.

Margaret M. O'Connell

Margaret M. O'Connell is a Senior Partner at A. Traub & Associates. Margaret practices in all areas of family, criminal, traffic, and expungement law, and is a court-approved Guardian ad litem in DuPage, Kane and Kendall County. Margaret is a graduate of Bradley University 1986 and the John Marshall Law School 1991.

Margaret was formerly a member of the Illinois Capital Litigation Trial Bar.

Margaret worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in DuPage County from 1991 to 1996. During her tenure as an Assistant State's Attorney, Margaret prosecuted cases involving domestic violence, child abuse, felonies, and misdemeanors. From 1996 to 2003, Margaret was a Senior Assistant Attorney General. During her tenure as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, Margaret prosecuted matters in the Criminal Trials Assistance Bureau throughout the State of Illinois. Margaret also worked in the Criminal Appeals Bureau and has argued before the following:

-United States District Court
-United States Court of Appeals
-Prepared a brief on behalf of numerous states in amicus curiae in the United States Supreme Court
-Illinois Supreme Court
-Illinois Appellate Court

During her tenure as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, Margaret served as Attorney General Jim Ryan's delegate to the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority Committee on Full Faith and Credit of Foreign Orders of Protection, as well as on Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation of Persons with Disabilities. Margaret entered private practice in 2003, practicing in the areas of family, criminal defense and appellate law.

In 2015 and 2017, Margaret was awarded a Pro Bono Service Award from the DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation at the DuPage County Bar Associations Law Day event. In 2014, Margaret was awarded the Inspirational Woman Award from the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers.

Chantell A. Porter

Chantelle is a Partner at A. Traub and Associates, practicing all areas of Family Law, Juvenile Criminal Defense, DCFS Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Orders of Protection, and Civil Litigation Defense. Chantelle is a court-approved Guardian ad litem in the 18th Judicial Circuit. Chantelle was appointed as a Juvenile Conflict Attorney in the 18th Judicial Circuit.

She is a graduate of The Ohio State University (2003) and graduated from DePaul University College of Law (2006). Chantelle was admitted to practice in 2006. While at DePaul University College of Law, Chantelle received her Family Law Certificate and was the recipient of the Public Interest Law Association Grant - Judge Jeffrey Coman Designation, the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Grant, and the Dean's Scholarship.

Chantelle practices in all areas of Family Law, Juvenile Criminal Defense, DCFS Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Orders of Protection, and Civil Litigation Defense. She is a court-approved Guardian ad litem in the 18th Judicial Circuit. Chantelle was appointed as a Juvenile Conflict Attorney in the 18th Judicial Circuit.

Chantelle is a former supervisor of the DuPage County Public Defender's Office Juvenile Division where she concentrated her practice on representing juveniles on criminal matters and representing parents and children on abuse, neglect, and dependency matters. Prior to that she was with the Cook County Public Guardian's Office where she represented the best interest of juveniles as attorney and Guardian ad litem on cases of abuse, neglect, and dependency.

Jessica Wollwage-Rymut

Jessica Wollwage-Rymut graduated from Northwestern University in 2007 with a degree in Political Science. After working for a year at a commercial real estate firm, Jessica was offered admission to the Chicago-Kent College of Law Honors Scholar Program. As an Honors Scholar, Jessica and her classmates enjoyed many unique opportunities, including working with Illinoislegalaid.org to create online tutorials for victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

During law school, Jessica interned at the Chicago-Kent Taxpayer clinic helping taxpayers prepare returns and negotiate with the Internal Revenue Service. She also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with CASA of DuPage County, Inc.

Since completing law school, Jessica has focused her practice on family law, estate planning, guardianship, and estate administration matters. Her areas of experience include minor and adult guardianship, probate, adoption, divorce, parentage, maintenance, child support, child custody (allocation of parental responsibilities), visitation (parenting time), and post-decree matters.

Jessica has been licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 2011 and is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. She served as the 2016-2017 DuPage County Law Day Vice-Chair and the 2017-2018 Law Day Chair, and is the New Lawyer Division member of the DCBA Public Interest and Education Commission. She has participated in several continuing legal education seminars in the areas of Family Law and Estate, and routinely presents on estate planning issues for clients.
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