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As an attorney, I work with my clients to solve their problems and seek to achieve the best possible results for them. Each client’s interests are paramount to me – I respect and maintain their privacy and confidences. I understand that clients usually seek an attorney because they truly need the help. I am very sensitive to the client’s given situation and never take their concerns lightly.  Finally, I take a great care to achieve the client’s overall goals with the utmost discretion, expediency and cost-efficiency. 


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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 40%
    12 years, 100 cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    3 years



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    I endorse this lawyer. Fred and I worked together on various divorce matters. Throughout our dealings together, Fred has shown a vast knowledge and understanding of the law. He has also shown his abilities as an excellent advocate for his clients.


    Hala Ezeldin
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Fred Joshua for ten years. He is very intelligent and very diligent. He works tirelessly for his clients. He has shown the ability to resolve difficult cases that some attorneys would not even review.


    Douglas Cipriano Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Fred A Joshua, P.C.

111 East Wacker Drive
Suite 555
Chicago, IL, 60601-4221

Satellite Office

8855 South Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL, 60457



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best 2015American Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Distinguished Service AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalFRED A. JOSHUA P.C.2008 - Present
Senior AssociateKameli & Associates, P.C.2003 - 2008
Law ClerkGardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona2001 - 2002
Law ClerkLucas & Cardenas P.C.2000 - 2002
Legal InternLaw Offices of Vivian Khalaf1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Will County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Marriage of Jane & John DoeChild was returned to his Father.
In Re Marriage of Jane & John DoeChildren are back at home with their Mother and she now has sole custody of them.
John and John Doe vs. UniversityCase Settled.
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Publication nameTitleDate
How to Calculate MaintenanceMaintenance Calculator By Paul Johnson2015
Guide To Expunge or Seal Your Illinois Juvenile RecordExpungements2014
Your Guide to Getting a Divorce in IllinoisDivorce Process2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Illinois, ChicagoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Church EventIllinois' new spousal maintenance law2015
Church EventViolence against women act2014
Abused Spouse ReliefViolence against women act.2010
Amicus Poloniae Legal ClinicIllinois DUI Law: Recent Changes2009
Annual MeetingReturning to the U.S. Illegally is Dangerous2007