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Laura I. Baldwin is a Partner and Attorney Director at STG Divorce Law, in Chicago, Naperville, and St. Charles, and focuses her practice on family Law. Ms. Baldwin has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers. She is also a Fellow of Collaborative Divorce of Illinois and a trained mediator. Ms. Baldwin earned her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Moria Bernstein is Principal of the Law Offices of Moria Bernstein, in Chicago, with satellite offices in Oak Park and Northbrook. In addition to being a fellow in the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Ms. Bernstein has had extensive training in mediation, arbitration, and alternate dispute resolution and has more than 20 years of experience in accounting, business, and real estate. She has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois, was nominated by her peers as a Leading Lawyer in Illinois in the area of family law (2011 – 2021), and has been named a Super Lawyer (2020). She is a member of the Illinois Institute of Collaborative Law, the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations; is an arbitrator for the Mandatory Arbitration Programs in Lake County; and has served as an arbitrator for Cook County and the Better Business Bureau. Ms. Bernstein received her B.S. and her M.B.A. from DePaul University and her J.D. from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Matthew D. Elster is a Partner at Beermann LLP, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practices in family law and civil appeals. Mr. Elster is a member of the Appellate Lawyers Association. He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.
Linda S. Kagan of Linda S. Kagan, Attorney at Law, in Chicago, focuses her practice on family law appeals. Ms. Kagan has been a member of the Illinois State Bar Association since 1980, she is a member and former Director of the Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois. She earned her B.A. magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago and her J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
Howard A. London is a Managing Partner with Beermann LLP, in Chicago. He was recognized as the 2020 Chicago Family Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America. He also received that honor in 2018. Mr. London has been ranked as a Top 10 Family Law attorney in Illinois, ranking No. 2 in 2019, and as one of the Top 10 Illinois Civil Appellate Law attorneys. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from George Washington University.
Sean M. McCumber is a STG Divorce Law, in Chicago, Naperville, and St. Charles, where he concentrates his practice in family. Mr. McCumber has been named a Leading Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network and as one of the top-10 adoption lawyers in Illinois. He also serves as a guardian ad litem. Mr. McCumber earned his B.A. from Illinois State University magna cum laude and his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law magna cum laude.
Benton H. Page is a Partner at Beermann LLP, in Chicago, where he focuses his practice on family and matrimonial law. Mr. Page is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. He earned his B.A. from George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law.
David P. Pasulka is Principal at Pasulka & Associates, P.C., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in divorce and family law. He is a member of the Board of Managers of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and was elected President Elect of the Academy (2017). He is also Past President of the North Suburban Bar Association, Past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee, and a member of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council. He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago (Pullman Scholar, Illinois State Scholar) and his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Marie Sarantakis is the Principal Attorney at Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd., in Oak Brook, where she focuses her practice on domestic relations. Ms. Sarantakis is the Chair of the American Bar Association’s Small Firm and General Practice Division, Family Law Committee, a member of the Board of Governors for the West Suburban Bar Association, and a member of the Editorial Board for the DuPage County Bar Association Brief. She has been listed as one of the Top-10 Family Law Attorneys in Illinois by Attorney & Practice Magazine, as one the 10 Best Female Attorneys in Illinois by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and as a Super Lawyers Rising Star y Thomson Reuters (2018 – 2021). Mr. Sarantakis received her B.A. magna cum laude from Carthage College and her J.D. cum laude from The John Marshall Law School, where she was a member of The John Marshall Law Review.
Donald C. Schiller is a Senior Partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, in Chicago, Lake Forest, and Wheaton, where his practice is focused on family and matrimonial law. He is a former President of the Illinois State Bar Association and served as Chair of the ISBA Family Law Section, as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association, as Chair of the ABA Family Law Section, as Chair of the Family Law Section of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and as Chair of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. He also has served as a member of the Board of Directors of IICLE® and frequently serves on its faculty for family law programs. Mr. Schiller is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where he teaches Divorce Practice. Mr. Schiller received his LL.B. from DePaul University, his J.D. from DePaul University School of Law, and was a 1988 recipient of the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award.
Anita M. Ventrelli is a Senior Partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, in Chicago, where she concentrates her practice in family law litigation. Since 1997, she has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ms. Ventrelli is a Faculty Leader of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Institute. In 2021, she was named one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers and one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers. She earned her A.B. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from DePaul University School of Law.
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