Daniel J. Kollias received his law degree from Notre Dame Law School 1999. He is also a 1995 graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned a B.A. in Economics. During law school, Dan worked as a law clerk for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office at 26th and California in Chicago.
After graduating law school, Dan worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted criminal appeals and juvenile abuse and neglect cases. After leaving the State’s Attorney’s Office, Dan successfully owned and managed a restaurant and bar in Elmhurst. Dan sold the business in 2002, and returned full-time to the practice of law.
Dan has represented clients in many areas of the law, but primarily focuses his practice on family law. He handles divorce, legal separation, paternity, child custody, visitation, and child support cases. Dan also has extensive experience in appellate work, having prevailed in 27 criminal and civil cases on appeal.
Dan is an active member of the Du Page County Bar Association, and has given presentations on topis of child custody evaluations and challenges to paternity. He is certified as a guardian ad litem in DuPage County. Dan speaks Greek fluently.
Languages spoken: Greek
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I have known Mr. Kollias for over a decade and first worked with him in the Cook County State's Attorney's office. Mr. Kollias is intelligent, even-tempered and highly skilled in handling divorce and other family law matters. He is an experienced negotiator and is also known for his skills at trial and in hearings. Most importantly, Mr. Kollias conducts his practice with fairness and integrity.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1999||11/12/2015|
|Partner||Kollias & Giese, P.C.||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Mullen, Winthers & Kollias, P.C.||2009 - 2014|
|Sole Practitioner||Law Offices of Daniel J. Kollias, P.C.||2003 - 2009|
|Assistant State's Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office||1999 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Notre Dame Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Michigan||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|Child Advocacy CLE Seminar||Child Custody Evaluations||2013|
|DCBA Family Law Committee Meeting||Post Decree Paternity Challenges||2009|