Taylor K. Real



“I strive to focus on each client’s individual needs to devise a clear strategy to achieve the best possible outcome.”

About Taylor K. Real

Taylor devotes her practice to all aspects of family law, counseling clients on the various aspects of dissolution of marriage and paternity proceedings including the allocation of parental responsibilities, determination of support, and division of property.  Taylor’s experience also includes the preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and civil litigation related to orders of protection.

In acknowledging the highly emotional nature of these matters, Taylor uses compassion and empathy to navigate her clients through the process.  With experience in litigation, settlement negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution, Taylor focuses on the client’s individual needs and desired outcome to select the process best suited to achieve his or her goals.  Taylor’s experience and client focused strategy enables her to litigate and settle complex issues that many families face.

Taylor was named as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network in 2020 (a distinction reserved for the top 2% of all Illinois attorneys under 40 years of age), and as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2020-2023 (a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois under the age of 40).

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2017
  • B.A., University of Missouri – Columbia, 2014
  • Illinois, 2017
  • Emerging Lawyer in the area of Family Law, Leading Lawyers, 2020

  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020-2023