Leonidas L. Bezanis II



“In divorce and family law, our clients are each dealing with unique, emotional changes. It is our job to navigate that change, while utilizing the law to reach a fair and equitable result.”

About Leonidas L. Bezanis II

Leonidas L. Bezanis II focuses his practice in Family Law Litigation. He earned his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, where he was admitted with a scholarship for his academic achievements. Prior to his admission to the Illinois Bar, Mr. Bezanis spent numerous semesters clerking for the Felony Trial Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, utilizing his 711 License to assist in the litigation of a myriad of criminal cases.

Immediately following his admission to the Illinois Bar, Mr. Bezanis was brought on as an attorney by the Beermann firm. Since then, he has successfully litigated and settled numerous issues for the firm’s high-profile clientele. Mr. Bezanis has been recognized as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers in 2021 for his work in the Family Law.

Following his experience with the State, Mr. Bezanis served as a Judicial Extern to Cook County Circuit Judge James N. O’Hara. His duties included assisting with the management of a courtroom portfolio of more than 1,400 cases as well as authoring draft opinions, legal memoranda, and statements of issues regarding Illinois state tort claims.

Although Mr. Bezanis considers himself the most ferocious advocate for his clients, he has an equal level of compassion that allows him to understand his client’s needs on a personal level and on a case by case basis. His passion for helping people overcome difficult situations was realized well in advance of his legal career. For several years during his undergraduate career, Mr. Bezanis sat as President of a non-profit organization where he oversaw day to day operations, including the planning of numerous charitable events, raising thousands of dollars for the organization’s national philanthropy, St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.
  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Illinois, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star – Since 2022
  • Best Lawyers – Since 2021