Candace L. Meyers

Partner

   

“I’m passionate about the law and compassionate with my clients. I am thoughtful about the way I approach each family whether it is at the negotiating table or in the courtroom.”

About Candace L. Meyers

Candace L. Meyers is passionate about her role as an advocate. Her goal is to guide her clients through what is oftentimes the most challenging experience of their lives. Ms. Meyers is sensitive to both parties’ emotional needs and the family dynamic. She loves what she does and the experience she brings to the table. As far back as she can remember, Ms. Meyers had a calling to protect those who were unable to defend themselves.

In her practice, Ms. Meyers handles a variety of family law cases, including complex parenting rights and responsibility disputes and extensive asset tracing. She represents her clients through cooperative means, including mediation and negotiation or litigation as needed. Ms. Meyers is also trained in collaborative law. She is intently focused on empowering her clients by educating them on the divorce process and guiding them toward the most favorable results.

 

  • J.D., Capital University Law School, 2004
  • B.A., Indiana University, 1999; Certificate from Kelly School of Business, 1998
  • Northwestern University,  School of Professional Studies, 40 hour Divorce Mediation training 
  • Illinois, 2004
  • Leading Lawyers, 2017 – 2018
  • Will I Get 50% of the Family Assets,” Divorce Magazine, 2011
  • Divorce Bootcamp “Preparing a Financial Affidavit,” IICLE, April 2020
  • “Preparing and Cross Examination of the Financial Affidavit,” IICLE, April 2019
  • “Maintenance Awards Under the New IMDMA,” IICLE Divorce Bootcamp, April 2017
  • “The Intersection Between Social Security Benefits and Divorce,”Chicago Bar Association, November 2016
  • “Top Ten- What Divorce Lawyers Need to Know,” Chicago Bar Association, February 2015

“I hired Candace a few years ago to manage post-decree matters against an extremely litigious ex and her equally unethical attorney. From the get-go, Candace treated me with compassion for my plight and set clear expectations for court. She taught me how to pick my battles to win the war. Candace does her homework and she’s always hyper-prepared. Her technical skills and legal aptitude are unmatched in family law. Candace also has a stellar reputation within the Cook County courts. Judges respect her since she’s smart and operates with humility. Having spent way too much time in courts full of attorneys, Candace is the only lawyer I’ve witnessed being able to make a judge laugh. If you need an advocate to navigate a complex or contentious divorce, there’s no better choice than Candace.”


“Candace, was a dream come true as an attorney. She was sympathetic, and knowledgeable. She was extremely professional dealing with an emotionally abusive ex husband, who tried to control and take over the divorce proceedings. She constantly checked in with me, made me feels supported listened to me about what my goals and concerns were during the divorce, and responded quickly, regarding any issue. Thanks to her, we got through a very difficult situation quickly and she made sure my needs were not run over but respected the entire time. If you can have a good experience during a divorce, she was my absolute light in a very dark tunnel.”


“I hired Candace for my divorce settlement. She is extremely efficient, respectful and compassionate. She is still helping me with some post divorce issues.”