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Since 1974 Alan Pearlman, Ltd. has been helping the people of
Chicagoland and Lake County with their family law problems. From that time to
the present Mr. Pearlman has focused on Family Law matters.

The firm is made up of Mr. Pearlman, who will personally
handle your matter, as well as an office manager. The firm is located on the
south end of Lake County in Northbrook, Illinois, and is adjacent to the Edens
Expressway, with easy access to the offices at 707 Skokie Boulevard.

Mr. Pearlman has been concentrating on Family Law matters for
over 37 years, and the firm can meet your needs regarding Adoption, Child
Custody Matters, Dissolution of Marriage(Divorce), and Child Support.


Languages spoken: Yiddish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 75%
    43 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
    43 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 8%
    43 years
  4. Adoption: 2%
    43 years



Hourly ($375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Alan Pearlman, Ltd.

707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600
Northbrook, IL, 60062-2841


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197411/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Past Chair-Technology CommitteeChicago Bar Association2000
Past Chair - Technology CommitteeChicago Bar Association1996
Past Chair Traffic Law CommitteeChicago Bar Association1995
Pro Bono AwardPrarie State Legal AidN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentAlan Pearlman, Ltd.1976 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office1974 - 1975
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2012 - Present
Medinah Temple Legal CommitteeDirector2008 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1996 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Child Support CommitteeMember1996 - Present
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionSeveral Committees1990 - Present
Illinois Bar FoundationPast ChairN/A
Lake County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mike's CaseClient received child custody and support
Mr. M's SituationDissolution Granted with no maintenance or support
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Lawyer Media-Legal Tech NewslettersContinuing Columns in American Lawyer Media Publications2011
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Illinois)Law Office Technology Column-FlashPoint Article Author2011
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Illinois)Amicus Attorney for the Office2008
American Bar Association, The Family AdvocateContinuing Columns in ABA Family Advocate2007
John Marshall Comment MagazineIn Brief-The Electronic Lawyer1999
ABA Family AdvocateThe Road Warrior-Portable Computing for Lawyers1997
American Lawyer Media - Law Technology NewsVarious Articles in Law Technology News1997
West Group publicationThe Busy Lawyers Guide to Microsoft Word1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
DePaul UniversityMusic EducationOther - Bachelors1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Webinar - Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal EducationCyberspying-Whos Watching You2010
Illinois State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeCyberspying-Whos Watching You2010
Attorneys Registration Commission Professionalism ClassesHow a Solo Practitioner Uses Technology to Be More Efficient and Productive2009
Illinois State Bar Association Annual MeetingCyberspying-Whos Watching You2005
Continuing Legal Education EventA Day in the Life of the Electronic Lawyer1999
Kentucky Bar Association Annual MeetingUsing Electronics in the Law Office1998
Chicago Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarsDocument Production Systems1998
Midwest Tech' 97How a Solo Practitioner Uses Technology to Be More Efficient and Productive1997
Metropolitan Bar Association of St. LouisDay in the Life of the Electronic Lawyer1995