Lisa M. Nyuli focuses her practice in the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Family Law Mediation, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Collections. She has been licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois since 1989. In June 2004, she became licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Nyuli is involved in a number of professional organizations, and has been a frequent seminar speaker on various topics. She is the immediate past president of the Kane County Bar Association and a past president of the Kane County Bar Foundation. She received the Family Law Achievement Award in 2003 from the Kane County Bar Association Family Law Committee.
She continues to serve as a director of the Kane County Bar Foundation, and is involved in the Illinois State Bar Association, Family Counseling Service of Aurora, and the Illinois Bar Foundation. Ms. Nyuli has been instrumental in efforts to bring a Children's Waiting Room to the Kane County Judicial Center.
Ms. Nyuli received her B.S. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1986 and her J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1989.
Kane County Bar Association - President, 2004-2005; First Vice President 2003-2004; Second Vice President 2002-2003; Secretary/Treasurer 2001-2002; Director 1998-2001; Committees: Family Law - Chair (2007 - 2008); GAL subcommittee; 2000-2001 Chair Families First Legal Aid Program Committee. Member since 1989.
Illinois State Bar Association - Member since 1989. Board of Governors, 2009 - present; Assembly Member from the 16th Judicial Circuit from 2001- 2007. Judicial Advisory Polls Committee Chair 2005-2006; member from 2000 to present. Continuing Legal Education Committee member since 2004: Solo & Small Firm Conference Committee, 2007 - present.
Kane County Bar Foundation: President, 2001-2003; Vice President, 1999-2001; Secretary 1996-1999; Director, 1996 - 2009; Chair - Children's Waiting Room Committee, 1998 to 2009.
Illinois Bar Foundation - Silver Fellow.
Elgin Bar Association - Member, President 2004-2005.
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow.
Family Law Achievement Award, Kane County Bar Association, 2003
Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council, Alumnus of the Year, 2005
Kane County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award, 2006
Family Counseling Services, Aurora, Illinois 1999/2001 President; 2001/2002 Immediate Past President; 1997/1999 President Elect, 1995/1997 Vice-President; 1994/1995 Secretary; 1991/1994 Board of Directors
YWCA Legal Aid, Aurora, Illinois 1992 - 2000; volunteer attorney for legal advice clinic
St. Charles Breakfast Rotary Club, St. Charles, Illinois, 1990 - 1999; Paul Harris
Joseph Corporation, Aurora, Illinois, Resource Board; 1995 - 1997
YWCA, Aurora, Illinois
Board of Directors 1991- 1992
11/13/07 & 12/5/07 Basic Skills: Setting Up a Law Practice - Law Office Management and the Impact of the Rules of Professional Responsibility (Illinois State Bar Association)
9/5/07 Civility (Kane County Bar Association)
2/12/07 GAL Training - Writing Reports(DuPage County Bar Association/Kane County Bar Association)
2/13/06 Basic Skills: Family Law (Kane County Bar Association)
10/2/04 & 11/18/04 Bankruptcy and Divorce (Kane County Bar Association)
11/11/04 Basic Skills: Family Law (Kane County Bar Association)
5/12/04 Pr- Se Divorce Clinic (Prairie State Legal Services)
2/26/03 Pro Se Divorce Clinic ( Prairie State Legal Services)
3/1/02 Guardian Ad Litem Training - Procedures In and Out of Court (Kane County Bar Association)
1/28/00 Guardian Ad Litem Training - Procedures In and Out of Court (Kane County Bar Association)
4/28/99 Tenancy by the Entirety (Kane County Bar Association)
4/6/99 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and New Wage Deduction Statutes (Kane County Bar Association)
01/21/97 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Kane County Bar Association)
01/24/96 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act-As It Applies To Attorneys(Kane County Bar Association)
12/05/95 When To Advise A Divorcing Couple To File Bankruptcy(Kane County Bar Association)
01/26/95 Attorney's Compliance With Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Kane County Bar Association)
12/01/94 Changes In Petition Planning Under The New Bankruptcy Amendments(Kane County Bar Association)
10/26/94 How To Modify the Automatic Stay (Kane County Bar Association)
03/17/94 Family Law and Divorce (KCBA -People's Law School)
12/09/93 Representing the Chapter 7 Debtor (Kane County Bar Association)
02/19/93 Representing the Creditor in Chapter 7 & 13 Proceedings (Kane County Bar Association)
04/25/91 Impact Of The Automatic Stay on Divorce (Kane County Bar Association)