Debra J Braselton

Debra J Braselton

Divorce / Separation Lawyer

Chicago, IL





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About Me

Debra J. Braselton is an experienced family law attorney with a unique background and a career built around families. Debra's first career was as a certified nurse midwife at a large teaching hospital in Chicago. During her career as a nurse midwife, Debra gained a wealth of knowledge and experience with families, particularly with families in crisis. Debra's clients benefit from her experience...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Nice but not aggressive enough

Posted by: a Divorce client 3 months ago.

During my collaborative divorce I felt that Debra didn't push hard enough for my financial interests. She is competent and soothing but there were...

Trustworthy, intelligent, and an excellent value for expert advice! A+

Posted by: Cynthia 9 months ago.

Debra helped me to negotiate a Post-Nuptial agreement. My husband and I have an unconventional situation. Debra is very intelligent, savvy, and...
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Showing 2 of 9 peer endorsements

Anique Kane Drouin
Anique Drouin

Wheaton, IL

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Debra. She is an extremely knowledgable attorney who always focuses on her clients' needs. Her skill and expertise in the adoption...
Carol Di Giacomo
Carol Di Giacomo

Northfield, IL

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

I endorse this lawyer. Debra is a very skilled practitioner with a very good knowledge of the law and practice. She is an asset to the legal community
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1994 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 01/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1999 – present

The Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C.


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1994 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Loyola University Chicago School of Law


Showing 1 of 5 association entries

2007- 2009 Director, officer

Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2009 10 Things You Need to do if Divorce is Imminent

Divorce Source

2008 Collaborative Divorce

Illinois State Bar Association Catalyst

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Divorce Litigation

at Surviving the Storm of Divorce

2007 Contested Adoption

at Adoption - Practical Pitfalls to Avoid

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