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James Anthony Palmisano

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
    42 years
  2. Child Custody: 30%
    42 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Samantha Lynn Dammer

    Jim is one tough opponent. I would highly recommend him for contested divorce matters. We had a few cases together when I practiced in Orland Park, before moving to Tama. He really knows his stuff.

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    Samantha Dammer Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Douglas Borthwick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Palmisano Law Group

10760 West 143rd Street
Suite 63
Orland Park, IL, 60462

Palmisano Law Group

1415 W. 22nd Street
Tower Floor
Oak Brook, IL, 60523

Palmisano Law Group

415 East Golf Road
Suite 107
Arlington Heights, IL, 60005

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197308/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Super Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Super Lawyers2015
Illinois Leading Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Leading Lawyer Network2015
Best Lawyers in America - Family LawWoodward-White, Inc.2015
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2015
Bar Registar of Preeminent Lawyers- Family LawMartindale-Hubbell2014
Illinois Leading Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Leading Lawyer Network2014
Best Lawyers in America - Family LawWoodward-White, Inc.2014
Illinois Super Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Super Lawyers2014
Top Illinois Family Law AttorneysChicago Magazine2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Illinois Leading Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Leading Lawyer Network2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Illinois Super Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Illinois Super Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Top Illinois Family Law AttorneysChicago Magazine2012
Chicago's Top Rated Lawyers - Family LawLaw.com2012
Top Illinois Family Law AttorneysChicago Magazine2011
Illinois Super Lawyer - Family LawIllinois Super Lawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1994
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1993
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1992
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1990
Certificate of AppreciationIllinois State Bar Association1983

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPalmisano Law Group2010 - 2013
PrincipalJames Anthony Palmisano Ltd1979 - 2009
PartnerMurray & Palmisano1976 - 1978
AssociateMurray & Butler1974 - 1976
AssociateThomas J McGrath Ltd1973 - 1974

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section CouncilMember1981 - 1983
Chicago Bar AssociationMember, Lawyer Reference Program - Family Law1980 - Present
Circuit Court of Cook CountyCertified Child Representive & GAL1980 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1973 - Present
Chicago Bar Association - Family Law CommitteeMember1973 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1973 - 2013

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Marriage of LaReno, 447 N.E. 2d 949, 113 Ill.App. 3d 755 (1983)N/A
In re Marriage of LaReno, 447 N.E. 2d 949, 113 Ill.App. 3d 755 (1983)N/A
Blake v. H-F Group Multiple Listing Service, 345 N.E. 2d 18, 36 Ill. App. 730, 1976N/A

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Illinois Institute of Technology - Kent College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of Illinois, ChicagoCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Child Representives Continuing Education ProgramSupervised Visitation2007
Illinois State Bar Association Annual MeetingBankruptcy/Hold Harmless Agreements1983