- Family Law
- Matrimonial Law
- Settlement Negotiations
- Custody and Visitation
- Maintenance or Alimony
- Child Support
- Property Division
- Business Valuation
- Retirement Plans and Benefits
- Discovery and Financial Analysis
- Forensic Accounting
- Post-Decree Proceedings
- Pre-Nuptial Agreements
- Postnuptial Agreements
- Collaborative Law
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.S., 1982
Chicago-Kent College of Law/IIT, J.D., 1985
Lake County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Associations; Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County; Jefferson Inn, American Inn of Court.
Selected by peers to be a member of the Leading Lawyer's Network published by the Illinois Law Bulletin since 2003. Have been selected one of the Top 50 Female attorneys by a blue ribbon panel nominating Super Lawyers in Illinois and named an Illinois Family Law Super Lawyer since 2005. Rated AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since 2005 (this rating is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.) Co-Author: Chapter 19 "Distinctions Between Marital and Non-Marital Property" for ISBA Family Law Handbook (2010). Author: "Dissolution of Marriage Cases: Goodwill in a Close Held Business," Young Lawyers Illinois State Bar Association Vol. 32, No. 4, April 1988. Co-Author: "Marital Property and Valuation," Chapter for the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook (1994). Lecturer: Case Law Update including Business Valuation at ISBA the IICLE Illinois State Bar Association Business Valuation Seminar in 2008, 2009 and 2010; Social Security, Railroad Retirement Benefits and Maintenance at ISBA Business Valuation Seminar, 2007; ISBA YLD Round Table Discussions; Family Law, Illinois State Bar Association, 1990-1992; Maintenance, 1990 and Illinois Domestic Violence Act, 1991.
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