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About Me

I am a mediator; collaborative lawyer; cooperative divorce law practitioner and divorce trial lawyer with over 13 years of courtroom experience.


My Partner and I are the exclusive DuPage county and Cook county divorce law and divorce mediation ASK THE EXPERTS on Fox TV Chicago 32 (


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    19 years
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 20%
    19 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    19 years
  4. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
    19 years
  5. Mediation: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Andrew P. Cores

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have worked as opposing counsel with her on a collaborative dissolution of marriage case and she was professional, trustworthy and prompt in all of her responses.


    Andrew Cores Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Frederick Emmerth IV

    Kari is always a pleasure to work with; she diligently and aggressively protects her client's rights while maintaining a professional and cordial manner. I recommend her highly.


    Joseph Emmerth Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Firm of Kulerski & Cornelison

1200 Harger Rd.
Suite 320
Oak Brook, IL, 60523

1200 Harger Road Suite 320
Oak Brook, IL, 60523-1817



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Collaborative Law TrainingTraining2007
Certified Mediator - Advanced Mediation TrainingZena Zumeta2007
Admitted to Florida BarFlorida1997
Admitted to Illinois BarIllinois1996
Admitted to practice in US District Ct Northern District of ILIllinois1996
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLaw Firm of Kulerski & Cornelison2009 - Present
AttorneyJ. Richard Kulerski P.C.2003 - 2009
AttorneyChicago Women at Law2000 - 2002
AttorneySerpico, Novelle,& Navigato Ltd.1996 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois Cooperative Divorce Law Center.comCo-founderN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsFellowN/A
Collaborative Law Institute of IllinoisFellowN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoN/Alaw1996
Michigan State UniversityMultidisiplinaryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993