I have been practicing family law for more than 20 years, focussing my practice in helping clients resolve family issues respectfully and with a minimum strain on family financial resources as well as family relationships. I concentrate on Collaborative Practice and Mediation, as well as negotiated settlements, all of which work well for matters involving divorce, premarital and postnuptial agreements, paternity issues, and related matters. I do not take cases to trial. My success rate in resolving problems without court is high.
I teach Mediation adn Collaborative Practice at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, helping prepare future lawyers to offer alternative solutions to their future clients. I also have spearheaded providing Collaborative training for local professionals, a venture which involves utilizing locally trained Collaborative practitioners in the fields of law, mental health, and finance to train new Collaborative professionals in this field. Training has been held at Loyola Law School for the past several years.
As an active member of several bar associations, i participate in Pro Bono activities throughout the year including volunteer mediation for the Lake County Family Courts, work with the Lake County Mortgage Foreclosure Help Desk, and with CVLS mortgage foreclosure mediation in Cook County.
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Sandra and I have worked together training Collaborative professionals as well as working together to get clients through the difficult process of divorce in the best possible way. Sandra is always professional and ethical and zealously represents her clients. Yet, she never fails to be delightful to work with.
Anne Mudd Divorce & Separation Attorney
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I have worked with Sandra on several Collaborative cases. In each case, she addressed the outstanding issues by being thoughtful about the various aspects of the problems. She was empathic and kind and at the same time, clear when communicating her client's concerns and needs.
Rita Ghose Divorce & Separation Attorney
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1992||11/12/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|The Top 100 Lawyers in America||International Top 100 Magazine||2014|
|AV Preeminent||Martindale Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Lawyers Publishing||American Jurisprudence Award||1992|
|Principal||Law Offices of Sandra M. Rosenbloom||2005 - Present|
|Partner||Chausow Shafer, Gertler & Rosenbloom||1999 - 2005|
|Principal||Sandta Rosenbloom, Attorney at Law||1994 - 1999|
|Associate attorney||McNish and Knabe||1992 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois||Former Director, Former Committee Head, present member||2003 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Attorney Member||2002 - Present|
|Lake County Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|Mediation Council of Illinois||Attorney Member||2001 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|Collaborative Review||Isn't it Unromantic||2008|
|Loyola University Chicago School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Missouri||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|IACP Forum||Terminating Collaborative Cases||2012|
|CBA Matrimonial Law meeting||Collaborative Divorce||2012|
|Divorce University||Collaborative Divorce||2011|
|Women's issues in Divorce||Leaving a long term marriage||2010|