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Joseph G. Phelps

Joseph G. Phelps

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Practice areas:

Marriage & Prenuptials, Family, Child Custody, Adoption

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

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

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Phelps. Very knowledgeable and caring attorney who gets 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

Rinella and Rinella, Ltd.

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



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersN/A2007
Super LawyersN/A2006
Super LawyersN/A2005
Super LawyersN/A2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Catholic Lawyers Guild of ChicagoBoard of Governors2003 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1988 - Present
Chicago Bar Association,Current Law ReportingMember1986 - 1992
Chicago Bar Association, Subcommittee on Support EnforcementMember1984 - 1986
Chicago Bar Association,Subcommittee on the CourtsMember1984 - 1991
Chicago Bar Association,Legislation SubcommitteeMember1984 - 1991
Chicago Bar Association,Subcommittee on Appellate Rules and PracticesMember1983 - 1990
Catholic Lawyers Guild of ChicagoMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownMatrimonial Matters-Tax Considerations1983


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Loyola UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Cambridge InstituteFamily Law in Illinois1989
Cambridge InstituteFamily Law in Illinois1989
National Business InstituteChild Custody and Visitation in Illinois1989
National Business InstituteChild Custody and Visitation in Illinois1989
Cambridge InstituteFamily Law in Illinois1989
Cambridge InstituteFamily Law in Illinois1988
UnknownCourt Procedures in Domestic Relations1987
UnknownQualified Domestic Relations Orders1986
UnknownQualified Domestic Relations Orders and the Valuations of Pensions1986
unknownMandatory Support Guidelines1984
unknownNo Fault Divorce,1984
unknownProperty Distribution and the New Tax LawsN/A
unknownTax Reform Act of 1984 and Child SupporN/A
unknownMaintenance and the 1984 Tax Reform ActN/A
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services FoundationThe New Withholding OrdersN/A

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