Jonathan Brian Merel

Jonathan Brian Merel

Family Law Attorney

Chicago, IL





No Misconduct


Spanish , Polish

About Me

Jonathan Merel is an experienced attorneyand litigator who advocates forhis clients in allfamily lawproceedings, including settlement negotiations and trials. Jonathan founded The Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, early 2009. Prior to starting the firm,Jonathan worked at another Chicago-based family law practice for many years.onathan has a great deal of experience in obtaining...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Waste of Money

Posted by: a client 7 months ago.

After finding Jonathan on the internet and meeting for an initial consultation, I thought he would be a good fit for my situation. Therefore, I...

In one of the most complicated cases (in Illinois), you need to look no further for a lawyer ! Trust me...

Posted by: Super_Dad about 1 year ago.

Being a Single dad can be tough. Add to that, the KIDNAPPING of your kids. Taken to a third world country and not knowing their where-abouts, or...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Jonathan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Jeannie Marie Ridings
Jeannie Ridings

Crystal Lake, IL

8 months ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

I worked with Mr. Merel on a very difficult divorce matter, and although we were on opposing sides, we were able to make great progress on behalf of...
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2002 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/24/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present

Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C.


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2002 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology


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2013 Super Lawyer



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2002- present Member

American Bar Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2012 Family Law/Divorce/Child Custody

at The Today Show

2011 Family Law/Divorce/Child Custody

at Wall Street Journal