James A. Palmisano

James A. Palmisano: Attorney with Palmisano Law Group

Biography

Certified Child Representative, Attorney for Child, Guardian ad Litem, Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois, Committee Member, Domestic relations Management Advisory Committee to Judge Timothy C Evans, Domestic Relations Division, 1996-2000; Judge Moshe Jacobius, 2000-2010; Judge Carol Bellows, 2011-; Appointed Member of Court Subcommittee, Family Violence Prevention Coordinating Counsel, Fifth Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois; Appointed Member to Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Counsel, 1981-1984; Member Subcommittee on Divorce Mediation, Family Law Section, 1983-1984; Chairman, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy/Hold Harmless Agreements, Family Law Section Counsel, 1983-1984; Speaker, "Family Law Updates" Illinois State Bar Association Annual Convention, Family Law Section, 1983; Member, Chicago Bar Association Lawyer Reference Program, Family Law, 1980-2011; Cast Member Video Production, " Domestic Violence Case Presentation" produced by Family Violence Prevention Coordinating Counsel for viewing by the general public as an information tool to victims of domestic violence, 1999; Speaker, "Supervised Visitation" Continuing Education Program for Child Representatives, Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 2007. Listed in Illinois Super Lawyers for 2011-2014 in the area of Family Law, Illinois Leading Lawyers (Family Law) 2014: in the Chicago Tribune 2012 Best Chicago Lawyers in Family Law and listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2014 in the area of Family law.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Visitation Rights
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Childrens Rights
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
708-966-4311  Phone
708-966-4313  Fax
www.palmisanolawgroup.com/attorney-profiles
University Attended:
University of Illinois, B.A., Administration of Criminal Justice, 1970
Law School Attended:
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1973
Year of First admission:
1973
Admission:
1973, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Memberships:
Chicago and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations.
Reported Cases:
In re Marriage of La Reno, No. 82-440, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Second Division, 113 Ill. App. 3d 755; 447 N.E.2d 949; 1983 Ill. App. LEXIS 1652; 59 Ill. Dec. 514, March 29, 1983, Filed (Overview: Trial court had jurisdiction to order former husband to pay real estate taxes on former wife's property in amendment to divorce decree because order was nunc pro tunc entered to conform written record of judgment to judgment rendered by trial court); In re Adoption of Richards, No. 81-1155, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division, 104 Ill. App. 3d 406; 432 N.E.2d 1037; 1982 Ill. App. LEXIS 1508; 60 Ill. Dec. 138, February 8, 1982, Filed (Overview: Grandparents were properly allowed to adopt their grandchild because they had shown by clear and convincing evidence that the mother failed to exhibit sufficient interest in the child to be considered a fit parent); Blake v. H-F Group Multiple Listing Service, No. 60280, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division, 36 Ill. App. 3d 730; 345 N.E.2d 18; 1976 Ill. App. LEXIS 2079; 1976-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) P60,861, March 1, 1976, Filed (Overview: The court upheld a ruling that defendant real estate companies' multiple listing service and membership requirements excluding plaintiff broker did not violate antitrust law since rule of reason was properly applied).
ISLN:
904611296
Payment Information:
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Peer Reviews

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (8 reviews)
    • 100% (8 recommendations)
    • Gold Client Champion
    • Communication

      4.8/5.0
    • Responsiveness

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    • Quality of Service

      4.9/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.9/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 08/09/13 in Family Law.

      I am blessed to have him as my attorney. He is my 4th lawyer. The others have left me feeling abandoned, and broke with minimal results. Mr. Palmisano has great integrity and values. I witnessed him work hard to get a good result. He is aggressive an... Read more

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      I am blessed to have him as my attorney. He is my 4th lawyer. The others have left me feeling abandoned, and broke with minimal results. Mr. Palmisano has great integrity and values. I witnessed him work hard to get a good result. He is aggressive and will not give up. I have seen the impossible become possible. Miracles do happen! Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/15/12 in Family Law.

      Mr. Palmisano represented me in a complicated international divorce case. He provided me with options, sound advice and solutions. His knowledge of the legal system inspired confidence during a difficult period. His staff is timely and efficient a... Read more

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      Mr. Palmisano represented me in a complicated international divorce case. He provided me with options, sound advice and solutions. His knowledge of the legal system inspired confidence during a difficult period. His staff is timely and efficient as well as helpful and courteous. I have a divorce agreement I can live with largely due to the attorney skills and efforts of Mr. Palmisano. I would recommend Mr. Palmisano to anyone looking for the same successful outcome. Read less

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