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Bernard B. Rinella

Bernard B. Rinella

Practice areas:

Marriage & Prenuptials, Family, Adoption, Child Custody

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1961

  1. Marriage & Prenuptials: 40%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Adoption: 20%
  4. Family: 20%

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Rinella and Rinella, Ltd.

One North La Salle Street Suite 3400
Chicago, IL, 60602



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law196108/17/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersN/A2007
Super LawyersN/A2006
Super LawyersN/A2005
Super LawyersN/A2004
Woodward/White; Best Domestic Lawyers in America,N/AN/A
Best Divorce Lawyers in AmericaN/AN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2004 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers FoundationPresident2000 - 2002
American College of Family Trial LawyersMember1994 - 2000
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMember1990 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers FoundationMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationParliamentarian1988 - 1990
American Bar Association Divorce Law and Procedure CommitteeChairman1987 - 1989
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBoard of Governors1982 - 1984
Chicago Bar AssociationChairman1980 - 1981
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers,Justinian Society of LawyersPresident1977 - 1978
American Bar Association,Family Law SectionMember1977 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationChairman1971 - 1972
American Bar Association,Domestic Relations Section Law NotesMember1967 - 1974
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1965 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1963 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1961 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
American Journal of Family LawAntenuptial Agreements and Malpractice: Is the Risk Worth the Reward?1998
UnknownMatrimonial Matters1983
UnknownWinning Cases Through Show and Tell,1983
Illinois State Bar AssociationIllinois Child Custody Law: An OverviewN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1961
University of MichiganN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1958