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Peter R. Olson is a pro-family, divorce and child custody lawyers because your relationship with a daughter or son shouldn’t end due to a divorce or break-up with the other parent. Plus, flat fees are always available because divorce and parenting disputes shouldn’t destroy a person financially.

Prior to his law school attendance, Peter covered Capitol Hill as a journalist and was also a high school social studies teacher in the Peoria, IL area. In his free time, Peter’s an avid golfer, triathlete, and amateur historian. He’s a graduate of both Winona State (MN) and Southern Illinois (SIU) universities. Peter was born in Oak Park, IL, raised in Glenview, IL, and currently lives in Chicago's northwest suburbs.




Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    14 years, 50 cases
  2. Child Support: 30%
    14 years, 200 cases
  3. Child Custody: 30%
    14 years, 50 cases
  4. Adoption: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($200-275/hour), Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Chicago Family Law Group, LLC

10 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL, 60603


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Bar JournalDoes Your Law Firm Need a Virtual Reality2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Winona State UniversityHistory EducationBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarThe Virtual Law Office: Is your office ready for the World Wide Web?2012
McHenry County National Day of Prayer BreakfastPrayer & Prudence2012
Ms. JD's Conference on Woman in the LawStarting & Building Your Solo Practice2009
ISBA Solo and Small Firm ConferenceLawyer Websites2009
Brick by Brick: Building a Law Practice in Challenging Timeslaw practice management2009