Joseph Frederick Emmerth IV

Joseph Frederick Emmerth IV

Family Law Attorney
Wheaton, IL




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About Me

Admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2005, Joseph graduated from Ambassador University, Big Sandy, TX, where he was on the Dean's List and received his B.A., and then graduated from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, where he earned an M.A. in Counseling and was awarded the Nichol Memorial Award for Integrity. Joseph is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law, where he...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: Julie 4 months ago.

I retained Mr. Emmerth for my divorce and he was GREAT. He talked me thru everything and made sure I understood what I was reading. I really felt he...

Highly recommended!

Posted by: a client 4 months ago.

While (like anyone) I’d much rather avoid legal issues, Joe Emmerth brings calm and competence to the entire process. I hired him to quash an...
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Showing 2 of 16 peer endorsements

Brent Martin Christensen
Brent Christensen

Wheaton, IL

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I enthusiastically endorse Mr. Emmerth. His knowledge of family law and related matters is second to none in the State of Illinois.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

10 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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2005 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – present

Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C.


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2005 JD - Juris Doctor in Family Law

DePaul University College of Law


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2013 Rising Star

Super Lawyers


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2010- present Committee Member and Secretary

ISBA standing committee on Judicial Advisory Polls

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Showing 2 of 4 publications

2009 POP! Goes your trademark! How to protect your client's trademarks in the post-Medinol world.

DCBA Brief

2008 More Parents for more children; The Modernization of Adoption

Illinois State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Family Law and Foreclosure

at Navigating the Foreclosure Maze

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