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Mario Raymond Ventrelli

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  1. Family: 100%


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  • Stuart Allan Reid

    I endorse this lawyer. Mario is thoughtful, dedicated and well-spoken. He is a credit to our profession.


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Contact info

Ventrelli Simon LLC

191 Waukegan Road.
Suite. 211
Northfield, IL, 60093


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199511/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Top 100 Trial LawyersThe Nation Trial Lawyers2015
Illinois Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaNaifeh & Smith2015
Best Lawyers In AmericaNaifeh & Smith2014
Illinois Leading LawyersLeading Lawyers Network2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Best Lawyers In AmericaNaifeh & Smith2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Illinois Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers In AmericaNaifeh & Smith2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2011
Best Lawyers In AmericaNaifeh & Smith2011
Illinois Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2011
Illinois Leading LawyerIllinois Leading Lawyers Network2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaNaifeh & Smith2010
Illinois Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009
Rising StarsSuperLawyer2008
Illinois Leading LawyerIllinois Leading Lawyers Network2008
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerVentrelli Simon LLC2014 - Present
PartnerSchiller, DuCanto & Fleck1998 - 2014
AssociatePeskind Law Firm1995 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Family Law Trial Advocacy InstituteFaculty2009 - Present
Justinian SocietyMemberN/A
Pi Sigma AlphaMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
American Journal of Family LawHow I Learned to Stop Worrying About Liars and Love Microexpressions2012
ABA Family AdvocateLitigating the Agreement2002
Chicago Daily Law BulletinAppeals Court Ruling Imperils Unallocated Support Payment2000
Kane County Bar JournalA Leveling-of-the-Playing Field Primer1997
Kane County Bar JournalPractice Tips1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
DePaul UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Arizona American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ConferenceSure Fire Techniques in Cross Examining the Financial Expert2015
AICPA Skills WorkshopExpert Witness Skills Workshop2015
ABA Annual MeetingIs It Admissible? Social Media Evidence2015
Indiana Bench and Bar ConferenceDeception is Reality2014
Chicago Bar Association CLEDetecting Deception2014
New Mexico Family Law InstituteEx, Lies & Videotape2013
Louisville Bar Association 16th Annual Family Law SeminarLiar's Court2013
Florida AICPA Valuation, Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services ConferenceA Brief Education on Prevarication2013
North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section SeminarDetecting the Liar2012
AICPA/AAML National Conference on DivorceThe Truth About Lies2012
Advanced Evidentiary Issues at TrialThe Role of Social Media2012
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual ConferenceLiar's Court: Defeating Lies in Matrimonial Matters2011
ABA Section of Family Fall ConferenceEx, Lies and Videotape2010
American Bar Association Section of Family Law, 2009 Fall/Spring CLE ConferenceEverything You Wanted to Know About Reasonable Compensation(But Were Afraid to Ask)2009
AICPA Fraud & Forensic Accounting Conference, Fall 2009Machiavellian Negotiation and Mediation Tactics2009
AICPA Fraud & Forensic Accounting ConferenceFamily Law Hot Topics2009
American Bar Association/American Institute of Certified Public Accountants WebinarAssets or Income? Double Dipping in Divorce2008
DuPage County Bar Association Family Law & Practice Committee MCLEAnte Nuptial Agreements2007
Nevada Bar Association Annual MeetingUncovering Hidden Income2004
Lake County Bar Association Family Law ConferencePersonal Property Issues In Divorce2004
American Bar Association Section of Family Law Fall CLE Meeting,Trusts: Creativity in Dividing Marital Property2003
American Bar Association Section of Family Law Fall CLE MeetingDuration of Marriage:When is it Over?2002
ISBA Annual Meeting Law Ed. SeriesShhh! Someone May Be Listening: A Journey Into the Murky World of Electronic Surveillance2000
ISBA Annual Meeting Law Ed. SeriesMaintenance and Property Settlements1999
Kane County Family Law Annual SeminarA Leveling the Playing Field Primer1997
Program SpeakerKids in a Divorcing Society1996