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About Me

Barry Locke has been rated a "Leading Chicago Lawyer in Divorce" for two years in a row.  He is the past President of the West Suburban Bar Association.  He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation.  He is a member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee's for the Illinois State Bar Association and the Suburban Bar Coalition.  He has practiced Family Law for over 25 years. 


Barry Locke was accepted as one of the Top 100 Illinois Attorneys. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 50%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    25 years
  3. Child Support: 20%
    25 years
  4. Adoption: 5%
    25 years



Hourly ($350-450/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Anthony J. Madonia

    Barry and I graduated from law school together, and have been friends and colleagues ever since. Barry has represented a number of my clients in all facets of family law matters. Barry has an excellent command of the law, and a great way of helping clients navigate these difficult matters. I highly recommend Barry to anyone who needs advice on any family law matter


    Anthony Madonia Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Locke. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.

70 West Madison Suite 4000
Chicago, IL, 60602


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199108/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading Divorce LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
Past Presidents Award for Outstanding ServiceWest Suburban Bar Association2013
2013Illinois Leading Lawyer Network2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.2005 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
West Suburban Bar AssociationPast President1992 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Matter of TellezWon custody for Sister (Aunt of the Chidlren)
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Publication NameTitleDate
Family Law DigestChild Support Modification2015
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Temple UniversityN/AM.B.A.1976
Temple UniversityN/AB.B.A.1970
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE ProgramFamily Law Update2012
SeminarFamily Law Primer1996