Practice Areas

  • Matrimonial Law (50%)
  • Family (15%)
  • Probate (20%)
  • Criminal Law (10%)
  • Real Estate (5%)


  • 1973, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • 1976, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Law School

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D.


  • Chicago Bar Association (Chair, 1991-1992, Vice-Chair, 1990-1991 and Secretary, 1989-1990, Matrimonial Law Committee;  Member: Domestic Relations Committee; Probate Committee
  • Judicial Evaluation Committee; Court Liaison Committee for Circuit Court of Cook County); Child Representative Circuit Court of Cook County (Member, Domestic Relations Division)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Forensic Forum, Inc.


  • Delta Theta Phi.
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, 1969
  • Assistant States Attorney for Cook County, Criminal Division, 1973-1975
  • Member, Cook County Divorce Education Project for Parents
  • Instructor, Walton Division of Industrial College of Engineering, 1981-1985
  • Circuit Court of Cook County Attorney for Child Program, 1987-82
  • Bar Association Coordinator, Cook County Expedited Child Support Enforcement Pilot Project
  • Foundation President, 1997-1999, Chair and Board of Directors, 1999-2002, St. Paul’s House and Health Care Center
  • Member, Nordic Law Club


Chicago, Illinois