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Divorce and Family Law Partner Beth F. McCormack is featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – February 2016

Please click the following link to view Beth F. McCormack’s  February 2016 article “Psychology Adds Hidden Benefits, Eases the Mediation Process.”

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Beermann delivers 2016 first quarter newsletter

Please click here to view the newsletter

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Beermann is pleased to announce the promotion of three attorneys to partners

Beermann is pleased to announce that Family Law associates Amy L. Jonaitis and Michael D. Sevin, and Business Law Associate Mark L. Evans, have been promoted to partners at the firm.  For more information on the newly-appointed partners, please click here to view the official press release.          

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Divorce and Family Law partner, James M. Quigley presents at IICLE seminar

Divorce and Family Law partner James M. Quigley presents at the IICLE seminar on January 18th at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg, IL. He will lead a discussion regarding the critical date of valuation, standard of valuation, the impact of bifurcation, the usage of a court-appointed financial expert, and other related topics. Click here for

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Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill nominated as board member for youth organization

Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill is nominated to serve as a Board Member for the Lawyers Lend-a-Hand to Youth organization. Board Chair and Founding Partner Tomasik Kotin Kasserman is excited to have Ms. Stogsdill join the board of directors and offered high praise for the recent nominee.  “Not only has she demonstrated

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Beermann sponsors Lilac Tree event, helps to provide assistance to women experiencing divorce

Beermann sponsors Lilac Tree’s Divorce University held Sunday November 8th. The Lilac Tree is a resource and a haven for women contemplating divorce, in the process or post-decree. Lilac Tree’s mission is to provide education, support and guidance to women in the divorce process, so that they can move confidently towards independence.

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Divorce and Family Law partner, Enrico J. Mirabelli speaks at National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Beermann is a proud sponsor of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame’s 38th Annual Induction Awards Gala held on November 7th. Partner and Dinner-Co Chairman, Enrico J. Mirabelli in photo welcomes inductees for not only their athletic accomplishments but for their integrity, character, sportsmanship and pride in their Italian heritage.

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Divorce and Family Law partner Thomas T. Field appointed as head of family law group

Thomas T. Field has been appointed as head of the family law group at Beermann. Please click here to view the announcement.

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Divorce and Family Law partners selected as top attorneys in the state of Illinois

Beermann would like to congratulate Divorce and Family Law partner Howard A. London for his selection as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in the state of Illinois, and Divorce and Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack who was recognized as one of the Top 50 Female attorneys in the state.  

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Beermann is proud to announce nine recipients named as Emerging Lawyers

Beermann is honored to have nine attorneys recognized as Emerging Lawyers, by Leading Lawyers magazine. This designation is reserved for attorneys fewer than 40 years of age and accounts for less than 2 percent of Illinois attorneys. 1. Jennifer Enloe, Family Law2. Jessica Winkler Boike, Family Law3. Matthew D. Elster, Civil Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation4.

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Divorce and Family Law attorney, Jessica Boike, promoted to Partner

Beermann promotes divorce and family law associate, Jessica Winkler Boike to Partner. Ms. Boike has been with Beermann for over eight years and primarily practices in the areas of divorce and family law. She is experienced with counseling clients on a wide array of divorce-related issues, including child custody, visitation, child support, distribution of marital

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Beermann Chicago divorce attorneys and staff remain victorious at Family Law Softball Tournament

Beermann Chicago partners, associates and staff not only work hard, but prove they play hard as well. Last night, the Beermann team successfully defended its crown and brought home the trophy for the Family Law Softball Tournament against opposing attorneys they face in court every day. Beermann is proud of its winning tradition and brings

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill speaks at mentoring event

Beermann Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan Stogsdill speaks to a panel at the Lawyer’s Lend-a-Hand to Youth’s My Hero Awards event on September 17th, 2015. This event recognizes individuals for their dedication and commitment in mentoring youths in the area.  

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner attends annual function for domestic abuse awareness

Beermann Divorce and Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack (left) shown with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Executive Director of Between Friends agency Yesenia Maldonado at annual Between Friends’ Leadership Breakfast.

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack is featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – September 2015

Please click below to read Family Law partner Beth F.  McCormack’s article published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 8th, 2015. “A Divorce Coach Can Smooth the Road”

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Beermann partners celebrate at annual summer office party in Chicago

Photo (from left to right): Lyle Genin, John D’Arco, Enrico Mirabelli, Beth McCormack, James Quigley, Alvin Becker, James Pritikin, Miles Beermann and Howard London (front)

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill is featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – August 2015

Beermann Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill was recently featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for her article “New Elephant in Courtroom During Custody Cases.”

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Divorce and Family Law partner represents Beermann as a co-chair for youth mentoring event

Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill is a co-chair for the Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth’s My Hero Awards event that takes place on Sept. 17th from 5:30-7:30pm at Jenner & Block LLP, 353 N. Clark St., Suite 4500. This event recognizes individuals for their dedication and commitment in mentoring youths in the area.

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – June 2015

“Post-nuptial agreement or separation may be viable option for some clients”

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner inducted into American College of Family Trial Lawyers

Divorce and Family Law Partner James M. Quigley is inducted as a member into the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. This designation is reserved for the top 100 lawyers across the nation and recognizes achievements in all aspects of family law and matrimonial matters.

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Beermann hosts open house for new Bannockburn office

On Thursday, May 28th, Beermann opened its Bannockburn doors for an open house that welcomed fellow attorneys, colleagues, and current and former clients into the sophisticated office that houses a fully-staffed legal team in the North Shore. The event offered opportunities for networking and business relationships, as well as the unveiling of the enhanced, state-of-the-art

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Kathryn L. Mickelson attends annual Wish Ball

Divorce and Family Law partner Kathryn L. Mickelson and her husband Kory Mickelson attend Make-a-Wish Illinois’ Wish Ball at Navy Pier on Saturday, May 16th, featuring entertainer Jay Leno. Beermann was a Bronze sponsor of the annual black-tie gala, which raises money for wishes to be granted to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

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Beermann attorneys sponsor Lilac Tree event

Beermann is a proud sponsor of Lilac Tree’s Divorce University which was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Evanston, IL on Sunday, May 3rd. Divorce University is a one day conference designed to educate women on the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce. During the day, ladies interact with family law and divorce

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Beermann Family Law partners attend annual AAML Gala

Beermann Divorce and Family Law Partners attend annual American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Gala and recognize Honorable Judge Michele Lowrance. Photo: Beermann Partners and their guests (left to right) Enrico J. Mirabelli, Lisa Friedman, Thomas T. Field, Lara Field, Howard A. London, Nancy London, Morgan L. Stogsdill, and Tim Albrecht Photo (below) Back row:

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Kathryn L. Mickelson speaks at Johnson College Prep’s annual career day

Beermann Divorce and Family Law Partner Kathryn L. Mickelson speaks at Johnson College Prep’s annual “Success Looks Like Me” Career Day where she lectures scholars on the complexities of the practice of family law and pursuing a legal career path. Pictured: Family Law Partner Kathryn L. Mickelson (left) and Founding Principal, Dr. Garland L. T-McDavid.

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partners Morgan L. Stogsdill and Beth F. McCormack speak at DePaul Domestic Violence Symposium

Divorce and Family Law Partners Morgan L. Stogsdill and Beth F. McCormack speak at the DePaul Domestic Violence Symposium to offer insight and advice on domestic abuse matters. Ms. Stogsdill presents on athletes, policies and punishment and provides methods to successfully handle these cases, and Ms. McCormack discusses proper screening for domestic violence in alternative

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Chicago Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill attends Lambda Legal’s Bon Foster Event for LGBT support

Beermann is a partner sponsor of Lambda Legal’s Bon Foster Event, a function that advocates equality and support for the LGBT community. Divorce and Family Law Partner Morgan L. Stogsdill represented Beermann at this event. In the photo (left to right): Franco LaMarca (Merrill Lynch), Personal Injury Attorney Kristin Barnette McCarthy, Divorce and Family Law

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack speaks at annual symposium

Family Law Partner and Collaborative Fellow Beth F. McCormack speaks on the role of Collaborative Law in domestic abuse situations at the 6th Annual Helen F. McGillicuddy Awards Symposium: Domestic Violence and Families.

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack speaks at networking event

Family Law Partner and Collaborative Fellow Beth F. McCormack speaks at the GCG Financial event The Art of a Difficult Conversation: How to Discuss What Matters Most. This is an opportunity for professional women to network with one another and acquire skills that will lead to increased business success. For more information, contact Beth F.

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Beermann is featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – March 2015

Beermann is featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.  To view article, please click here.

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack supports Bubble Ball fundraiser

Family Law partner and Collaborative Law Fellow Beth Fawver McCormack attends Bubble Ball, an annual fundraising event organized by Between Friends. This agency provides legal, educational and emotional support to domestic violence victims and their children. Featured in photo: Beth F. McCormack and Marc McCormack at the Bubble Ball event.

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Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill attends Chicago Chefs Spring into Action event

Divorce and Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill attends “Chicago Chefs Spring into Action” event, held at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, benefitting the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network. Featured in photo (left to right): Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz Trial Attorney Kristin N. Barnetteand Beermann Divorce and Family Law Partner Morgan

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Family Law partner and Collaborative Fellow Beth F. McCormack presents at Domestic Violence Symposium

Family Law Partner and Collaborative Fellow Beth F. McCormack presents at the Domestic Violence Symposium with Dr. Beth Wilner, Judge Arce, Nanette McCarthy and Denice Wolf Markham at DLA Piper. The symposium offers advice for lawyers, child’s representatives, guardians ad litem and mental health professionals on the best practices in child custody evaluations in domestic

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Business Law Services partner Howard L. Teplinsky appointed to serve as member of ARDC’s Inquiry Board

Business Law Services partner Howard L. Teplinsky is appointed to serve as a member of the ARDC’s Inquiry Board. The Inquiry Board currently consists of 8 members appointed by the Commission for annual terms. The Administrator refers cases to the board for examination of details in order to determine an appropriate action for each individual

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Beermann Family Law attorneys show support at the Lilac Tree Gala

Beermann family law attorneys attend the Lilac Tree Gala this past week to support the foundation that provides education, guidance, and assistance to women experiencing the divorce process. Beermann is a primary sponsor for this event and urges women going through a divorce to utilize this resource for any and all concerns and questions that

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Partner Beth F. McCormack attends A Night Out’s charitable function to support domestic abuse victims

Beermann Family Law partner and Collaborative Law Fellow Beth McCormack showed her support at Thursday Night Lights – A Chicago Night Out charitable function this past week. This event is organized by A Night Out, which is a domestic violence agency that is committed to supporting victims and providing them with a night out to

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Family Law associate Aubrey Parker celebrates Valentine’s Day with wife at Equality Illinois Gala

On February 14, 2015 family law attorney Aubrey J. Parker and wife Ellen attended the Equality Illinois Gala at the Hilton Chicago Hotel.  Equality Illinois is an organization focused on obtaining LGBT equality.  For more information on this event and the foundation, please click here to visit the website.  “It was a wonderful event, and took

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Beermann attorneys volunteer for Illinois Fatherhood Initiative Essay Contest

Several Beermann divorce and family law attorneys will volunteer to read approximately 20-30 essays written by students in Illinois schools that participate in the annual IFI Chicago White Sox Fatherhood Essay Contest.  Volunteers will choose the top 3 essays to help determine 156 semifinalists ( father, stepfather, grandfather, and father-figure). To date, more than 400,000

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Beermann receives Metropolitan Tier One Ranking in Family Law from 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Beermann proudly announces that it has, for the sixth year in a row, received a Tier One ranking in Family Law from 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.  Beermann is proud to be recognized by peers, clients and industry publications and believe that the firm’s continued success in these rankings reflects the

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Family Law partner James B. Pritikin re-appointed to serve as Chair of ARDC Hearing Board for 2014/2015

Family Law Partner James B. Pritikin has been re-appointed to serve as Chair of the Hearing Board 2014/2015 for the ARDC (Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois). As the appointed ARDC hearing chairperson, Mr. Pritikin is responsible for conducting prehearings, ruling on all preliminary motions and, serve as the presiding

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – February 2015

“Modern mediation a respectful process focusing on the full picture”

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – January 2015

“ADR solutions and success stories can be found around the globe”

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Kathryn L. Mickelson named one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40″

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is pleased to announce that divorce and family law attorney, Kathryn L. Mickelson, has been named one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” for 2012 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Ms. Mickelson is featured along with other

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Business Law partner Katherine A. Grosh selected as one of the top “40 Under Forty” attorneys in Illinois

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP congratulates Business Law Group partner Katherine A. Grosh on being selected as one of the top “40 Attorneys Under Forty” in Illinois.  This honor is bestowed annually by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, after conducting a survey to determine who Illinois attorneys believe are the “up and comers” of law in Illinois.

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Founding partner Miles N. Beermann named 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law in Chicago Metro Area by Best Lawyers in America

Miles N. Beermann has been named the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law in the Chicago metro area by Best Lawyers in America.  Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP congratulates Mr. Beermann on being recognized in this exclusive selection by his peers as one of the best in his specialty.  Through this distinction he

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove listed as Tier 1 Law Firm in Family Law for Chicago Metro Region for 2014

For the fifth year, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in family law for the Chicago metro region and has received the prestigious “U.S. News – Best Law Firm’s” recognition. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli honored for work to save National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

On February 13, 2014, family law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli was honored for work to save the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame at the 5th annual Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament, which represents the kickoff for the organization’s 2014 fundraising program and supports its redefined grants program. Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove donated funds

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – December 2014

“Law school and ADR – the legal profession’s two common bonds”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – November 2014

“Court rule will boost mediation in domestic relations cases”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – October 2014

“Mediation a helpful process for all involved in juvenile justice cases”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – September 2014

“Maintenance guidelines updated to mirror child support formula

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – August 2014

“Teamwork, communication can lighten effects of divorce on kids”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – June 2014

“New court rules should increase use of mediation in Domestic Relations Division”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – April 2014

“Parenting coordinators help to bridge the gap between couples”

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – February 2014

Collaborative law team helps foster trust in divorce meetings”

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Business Law and managing partner Lyle Genin profiled in 2014 Leading Lawyers Magazine, Business Edition

Click here to view  Lyle Genin’s profile featured in Leading Lawyer’s Magazine in 2014.

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Appellate Court of Illinois, First District rules in Beermann’s favor on an issue of first impression in Illinois

The Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, ruled in Beermann’s favor on an issue of first impression in Illinois, allowing the firm to proceed on its claim against an individual partner for the unsatisfied judgment of his partnership. The court found that three cases from sister jurisdictions, which were cited in Beermann’s brief, were instructive

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP Business Law partners and staff prepare meals at Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s Hospital

On January 9, 2014, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove Business Law attorneys prepared meals at the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s hospital for about 75-100 parents and family members of children who are patients at the Lurie Children’s Hospital.   The attorneys planned the menu, purchased the ingredients, and prepared the meals in the full service

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Family Law partners Miles N. Beermann and Beth F. McCormack in support of SHALVA

On June 25, 2014, Family Law Partners Miles N. Beermann and Beth F. McCormack continued their support of SHALVA.  SHALVA has helped over 4,000 Jewish women since 1986 and is specifically certified by the State of Illinois to provide domestic violence counseling. SHALVA offers free confidential domestic abuse counseling services to the Chicago Jewish Community and

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Divorce and Family Law partner James M. Quigley featured in Chicago Lawyer’s “Lawyers with style” article

Click here to view partner James Quigley’s profile featured in the October 2014 issue of Chicago Lawyer.

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli appears in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin regarding Appellate Court ruling in divorce/adoption dispute

Family Law Partner Enrico J. Mirabelli appears in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on April 2, 2014, regarding an Appellate Court ruling in divorce/adoption dispute.

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack featured in Chicago Lawyer’s “Lawyers with style” article

Family Law partner and Collaborative Law fellow Beth F. McCormack was featured in Chicago Lawyer’s Lawyers with Style feature article.  Click on the following to see the article in full:  http://www.chicagolawyermagazine.com/Articles/2014/06/Lawyers-WithStyle-Beth-McCormack.aspx

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP attorneys and staff return to the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s Hospital

On June 8, 2014, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove attorneys and staff once again prepared meals at the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s Hospital for about 75-100 parents and family members of children who are patients at the Lurie Children’s Hospital.   The attorneys planned the menu, purchased the ingredients, and prepared the meals in

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli quoted in 2014 Reader’s Digest article

Family law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli quoted in Reader’s Digest article titled “The Case of the Jilted Bride.”  The bride hired Mirabelli to represent her to recoup  $62,814.71 in wedding expenses she had accrued before her fiancee’ cancelled the wedding.  Mirabelli quoted saying “We brought this lawsuit to recoup damages.”  “My client was very satisfied

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli attends Ellis Island Medal of Honor Ceremony

On May 10, 2014, Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli attended the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Ceremony in New York.  The ceremony honored a distinguished group of Americans. Each individual represents the very essence of the American way of life, having greatly contributed to our national identity while preserving the distinct values and heritage of their

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP Family Law Attorneys attend the NIASHF Sportsman and Athlete of the Year awards dinner

On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP family law attorneys attended the NIASHF Sportsman & Athlete of the Year Awards Dinner where Mr. Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs was honored as athlete of the year and Mr. Frank Defino was honored as Sportsman of the Year.  Mike Adamle, sports anchor of NBC5

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP partners attend the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago Gala

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP partners attended a masked soiree Gala on October 12, 2013, in honor of the 40th anniversary for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago. The event was attended by 400 plus members of Chicago’s energetic and entrepreneurial art loving community including many founding and former members of the Auxiliary

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Beermann partners attend National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame 27th induction and awards celebration

On Saturday, November 15th, partners Alvin A. Becker, John M. D’Arco, Enrico J. Mirabelli and James M. Quigley attended the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame 27th Annual Induction and Awards Celebration where Richard Parrillo Sr, Jean Lenti Ponsetto, John Andretti, Babe Parilli, Scott Parilli, Scott Pioli, Angelo Pizzo and Frank Zamboni were honored

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Partners Miles N. Beermann and James B. Pritikin awarded high distinctions by Leading Lawyers Network

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is pleased to announce that Miles N. Beermann and James B. Pritikin were selected as two of the Top Ten Leading Family Law Lawyers in Illinois by the Leading Lawyers Network.  In addition, Miles N. Beermann was listed as one of the Top Ten Leading Consumer Lawyers in Illinois by the

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Family Law partner James B. Pritikin wins in court again on behalf of Dwyane Wade

Divorce and Family Law Partner James Pritikin wins in court again on behalf of Dwyane Wade.  In an order entered March 2nd, the Illinois Supreme Court denied Ms. Siohvaughn Wade’s petition for Leave to appeal the custody judgment awarding the two minor children to NBA all-star Dwyane Wade and allowing him to remove his children

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP receives 2013 Highest Metropolitan Ranking in Chicago for Family Law from U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firm” rankings, and awarded Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP the highest “Tier 1″ Metropolitan ranking for Family Law in Chicago.  In its third annual ranking of U.S. law firms, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers features law firms given consistently impressive performance

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Family Law partner Kathryn L. Mickelson organizes and facilitates WBAI Domestic Relations Seminar

Family law attorney Kathryn L. Mickelson, and co-chair Honorable Jeanne M. Reynolds, organized an event for the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois titled, “WBAI Domestic Relations Seminar: Complex Issues and Out of the Box Solutions for the Intermediate Family Law Practitioner. The event was held at Petterino’s on 3/15/12 from 4 – 6 p.m. and

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James B. Pritikin makes headlines again as client Dwyane Wade deals with custody issues during NBA Finals

Divorce and Family Law Partner James B. Pritikin makes headlines again as his client Dwyane Wade deals with custody issues during the NBA Finals. Mr. Pritikin was quoted in USA Today as well as Washington Post, Huffington Post, Sports Illustrated, ABC News, Yahoo! Sports, NBC Sports, CBSSports.com,  FOX Sports, YardBarker.com, Palm Beach Post, 8NewsNow.com, ABC27.com,

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Family Law attorney Jonathan Steele wins case despite months of contentious litigation

Divorce and Family Law attorney Jonathan Steele, also a volunteer for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, wins a mother’s case despite initial miscommunication and months of contentious litigation.  The details of the case were printed in the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services November 2012 Newsletter as follows: Who owes what?     CVLS volunteer Jonathan D. Steele, of

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Family Law partner named one of Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 2013 “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch”

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is pleased to announce that Family Law partner Shana L. Vitek has been named among Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty. As written by the director of 40 Under Forty, “For the last 14 years, the 40 Under Forty Committee at Law Bulletin sifts through hundreds of nomination forms

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Family Law partner Beth McCormack’s Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article – December 2013

“Forgiveness is essential in effort to make divorce process smoother”

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Divorce and Family Law partner James B. Pritikin at client Dwyane Wade’s book tour in New York City at the ESPN Style Show

Divorce and family law partner James B. Pritikin at client Dwyane Wade’s book tour in NYC at the ESPN style show.  Dwyane Wade’s book, “A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball,” is Wade’s heartfelt, first-person account of his contentious divorce and of obtaining primary custody of his two young sons.  It also tells the parallel

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Family Law attorney Morgan L. Stogsdill featured in December 2013/January 2014 edition of Chicago Lawyer magazine

Family Law attorney, Morgan L. Stogsdill is featured in the December2013/January 2014 edition of Chicago Lawyer magazine.  Please click here to view the column.  

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Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack named one of Law Bulletin Publishing’s 2013 “Women Making an Impact”

Family Law partner Beth F. McCormack is one of Law Bulletin’s 2013 honorees for “Women Making an Impact.”  Attorneys and firms throughout the city nominated attorneys for Law Bulletin to consider.  While all of the nominees deserved to be featured, they had the difficult task to narrow it down to 17 women attorneys who they

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Family Law partner Miles N. Beermann featured in Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013

Family Law Partner Miles N. Beermann is featured on page 10 on 2013 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine  Click here to read the interview transcript.  

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Divorce and Family Law partner Thomas T. Field succesfully represents wife in fradulent child custody battle with husband

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP represents a woman whose husband, a doctor in Mexico City, obtained what is believed to be a fraudulent divorce awarding him sole custody of the kids that he kidnapped to Chicago. The children were found after 18 months.  Thomas Field successfully argued for the return of the minor children to the

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is a proud sponsor of the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is a proud sponsor of the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.  Featured below is Family Law Partner, Shana Vitek, who is a member of the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Auxiliary Board, and was co-chair of the board’s 2013 signature event, The Purple Affair for the Bear, held at the

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Partner Karen Conti named to Top Lists in the November 2012 Leading Lawyers Magazine (women’s edition)

Litigation, Divorce and Family Law partner Karen Conti was named to the Top Ten Women Criminal Defense Lawyers, Top 100 Leading Women Consumer Lawyers, and Top 100 Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois lists.   These lists are based upon surveys conducted by the Leading Lawyers Network and can be found in the November 2012 Leading

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP Family Law partners attend 4th annual Uncorked: A Case for Wine Event

Family Law partners Howard A. London and James M. Quigley at the 4th Annual Uncorked:  A Case for Wine event at the Casino Club of Chicago.  The event was hosted by the Auxiliary Board of The Art Institute, a dynamic group of 60 young civic and business leaders committed to fostering an appreciation of the

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP lawyers and staff lace up their running shoes for the CVLS Race Judicata 2012

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP Chicago divorce lawyers and litigation lawyers as well as staff laced up their running shoes and joined approximately 4,500 judges, lawyers, and people who provide legal services, for Race Judicata 2012.  Race Judicata is a 5K run/walk, benefiting Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation in their mission to provide Legal Services to

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove listed as Tier 1 Law Firm in Family Law for Chicago Metro Region for 2012

For the third year, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP is ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in Family Law for the Chicago metro region and has received the prestigious “U.S. News – Best Law Firm’s” recognition. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the

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Partner Howard London travels with the DuPage County Bar Association to Cuba

Partner Howard A. London traveled with the DuPage County Bar Association to Cuba to interact and participate in meetings with the Cuban National Union of Lawyers (UNJC). Some of the programs highlighted during the program included:  Comparative Law: Understanding the Differences between the Cuban and US Justice Systems with respect to Civil and Criminal Law 

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli appointed to ISBA Family Law Section Council

Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli has been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council.  In this role, Enrico will participate in Council meetings and discussions concerning pending legislation regarding domestic relations issues, continuing legal education programs and be involved with the Council.  Enrico has previously served on this Council.  

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Family Law partner James M. Quigley Elected to Board of Managers-Illinois Chapter for The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP partner James M. Quigley has been elected to the Board of Managers for The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded to improve the practice of law and the administration of justice in the area of divorce and family law.  Illinois has one of

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Family Law partner Howard London wins precedent-setting appeal

Divorce and family law partner Howard London wins an appeal for a high profile client.  In Mr. London’s words, “This case is a perfect illustration of what happens when divorce meets recession meets downsizing.” The case he is referring to is that of David McLauchlan, who worked for nearly 35 years at Lord Bissell &

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Family Law partners John M. D’Arco and James M. Quigley appear in the Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune features an article and photos (see images 24 and 33 in the slide show) of family law partners John M. D’Arco and James M. Quigley with their respective spouses, Sandra Napoli-D’Arco and Dr. Charisse Quigley, from the Nothing Is As It Appears Masked Ball event. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/celebrity/ct-sun-1020-candid-candace-photos,0,6375672.photogallery

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Family Law partner Morgan L. Stogsdill speaks on enforcement and post-trial modifications

Divorce and Family Law attorney, Morgan L. Stogsdill speaks at National Business Institute (NBI) CLE.  Her presentation, entitled “Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish,” focused specifically on Enforcement and Post Trial Modifications. Ms. Stogsdill focuses her practice primarily in the area of Matrimonial and Family Law. She counsels clients on the various aspects of dissolution of marriage and paternity

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Business Law attorneys Stefania Pialis and Matthew Elster volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House

Business Law Attorneys Stefania Pialis and Matthew D. Elster Appear in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for Volunteer Efforts

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Family Law partner Enrico J. Mirabelli quoted in “The Guardian” Article Titled “In Praise of…Tony Soprano”

Family Law lawyer Enrico J. Mirabelli is quoted in The Guardian article titled “In Praise of…Tony Soprano.”

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Family Law partner James Pritikin quoted in Chicago Tribune article “Post-50 Divorce Rate Doubled in 20 Years”

Family Law partner James Pritikin quoted in the Chicago Tribune article “Post-50 Divorce Rate Doubled in 20 Years.”

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Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP attorneys participate in Reznick Group’s 2012 Business Valuation Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce conference

Miles N. Beermann and John M. D’Arco, partners in Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove’s divorce and family law practice, participated and moderated sessions at Reznick Group’s 2012 Business Valuation Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce Conference on January 16, 2012. Topics covered at the conference included: Exotic Executive Compensation; Annual Case Law Update; Financial Implications of

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Private Jets & Exotic Vehicles: Beermann Swerdlove supports attorney Morgan Stogsdill and sponsors the Second Annual Aviators Night for Sight

Beermann Swerdlove supported their attorney, Morgan Stogsdill, as she co-chaired the Second Annual Aviator’s Night for Sight on October 15, 2011.  Beermann Swerdlove was eager to be a sponsor of the event for the second year in a row.  All proceeds made from the night went to benefit the Illinois Eyebank and the restoration of

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Divorce and Family Law attorney Morgan Stogsdill Honored as one of the “Best of the Best”

On April 7, 2011, divorce and family law attorney Morgan Stogsdill was honored as one of the “Best of the Best” at an event thrown by Lincoln Park Young Professionals organization.  The organization, who has a database of 60,000 young professionals in Chicago, chose ten up and coming young, smart, creative and fun men and