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  1. Adoption: 90%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Guardianship: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases



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Eugenia Miller Gillespie

105 W Madison St Ste 1101
Chicago, IL, 60602-4660


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Lawyer-Illinois Leading Lawyers Network2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawGenie Miller Gillespie2001 - Present
Legal Services DirectorCenter for Law and Social Work2006 - 2011
DirectorABA Child Custody and Adoption Pro Bono Project2006 - 2008
Pro Bono DirectorChicago Bar Foundation1997 - 2001
Staff AttorneyCarpls1997 - 1998
AssociateNye and Associates1993 - 1997
Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Wendell P. Gardner, Jr.D.C. Superior Court1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology AttorneysFellow2013 - Present
American Academy of Adoption AttorneysFellow2011 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationChair, Adoption Law Committee2008 - 2008
Chicago Bar AssociationChair, Adoption Law Committee2000 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
IICLE HandbookEditor, Adoption Law Manual2013
IICLE HandbookEditor, Adoption Law Manual2011
IICLE HandbookRelated Adoptions2011
IICLE HandbookAgency Adoptions2011
IICLE HandbookEditor, Adoption Law Manual2008
IICLE HandbookEditor, Adoption Law Manual2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Washington University School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Adoption Law: Start to FinishPractical Guide Through the Adoption Process2014
Adoption Law: Start to FinishPractical Guide Through the Adoption Process2013
Adoption Law SeminarBasic Court Procedures for Adoption2013
Adoption LawChanges to Adoption Practice and Procedures2012
Equal Justice ConferenceJustice for All, Including Us: Creating Just and Balanced Work Environments2011
Adoption Law: Start to FinishEssentials of Adoption Law2011
Equal Justice ConferenceEnergizing Change: Transforming Compassion Fatigue2010
Solo Small Firm ConferenceAdoption Law2009
Equal Justice ConferenceLawyers and Social Workers Working Together: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas2009
Adoption LawDCFS Adoptions2009
Family Law Section ConferenceBringing Mental Health Expertise into the Legal Representation of Children2008
Children's Law Center ConferenceABA Child Custody and Adoption Pro Bono Project2007