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Barry Locke

Barry Locke

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Adoption

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

Licensed since 1991

  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

3 total 

  • David Joseph Schwaner

    Barry consistently obtains outstanding results for his clients. His passion for helping people coupled with his vast experience make him an invaluable asset to anyone dealing with a family law matter. I personally have referred clients to Barry and have received nothing but positive feedback.


    David Schwaner Brain Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Barry. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law 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 Law199105/14/2015

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