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David Samuel Kerpel

David Samuel Kerpel

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence

About Me

I try to help my clients through a very difficult time in their lives.  Whether it involves procuring their share of the marital estate, or ensuring quality time with their children, I use the skills that I have developed over the years to further my client's best interests.  I am also cognizent of trying to ensure that my clients have sufficient assets left over after the process to enable them to begin the next chapter in their lives.  As a result, I am a strong advocate for mediation, when appropriate, as well as the Collaborative divorce process.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    250 cases
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
    17 years, 200 cases
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Sherby Dianne Scurto

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Sherby Scurto Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jerald Kessler

    David Kerpel is a thoughtful, effective attorney. He is respected by his peers for his professionalism and legal knowledge. He delivers excellent service to his clients.

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    Jerald Kessler Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of David S.Kerpel, LLC

655 Deerfield Rd Ste 100 No. 408
Deerfield, IL, 60015

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Daniel P. Ward Scholarship FundPhi Alpha Delta1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of David S. Kerpel2003 - Present
AssociateBerger Schatz1999 - 2002
AssociateGrant & Grant Attorneys1998 - 1998
ClerkSchiller Du Canto & Fleck1997 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2015 - Present
The Lilac TreeBoard Member2014 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
PrivateAs a result of ascertaining this violation of the divorce decree, I was able to obtain proof of life insurance, as well as over $100,000 my client did not know they were entitled to.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar JournalContribution of Attorney Fees2000
The Docket - A Publication of the Lake County Bar AssociationGetting the Most out of your Discovery Tools2000

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of IowaEnglishB.A.1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WorkshopPost Decree divorce2013
WorkshopIntroduction to Divorce2011
Divorce UniversityNuts and Bolts of Divorce2009
WorkshopFInancial aspects of divorce2007
Lake County Bar Associationintroduction to Family Law2001