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Maxine Weiss Kunz

Maxine Weiss Kunz

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Adoption

About Me

In addition to almost 10 years of litigation (trial) work, I am trained as follows:

-collaborative law


-child representative

-guardian ad litem

-appeals prosecution

-appeals defense


My husband and our two children live in the suburbs of Chicago and enjoy concerts and yoga in our "spare" (what's that?) time...


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    1 year
  2. Family: 32%
    1 year
  3. Child Custody: 28%
    1 year
  4. Adoption: 5%
    1 year



Hourly ($225-325/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Todd Daniel Scalzo

    Maxine is an honest, hard-working lawyer with a great reputation in the legal community.


    Todd Scalzo Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Anne Chestney Mudd

    Maxine is an excellent attorney, representing her clients zealously and maintaining at all times a professional and ethical demeanor. she is a pleasure to work with, and i highly endorser her. clients are fortunate to have her services.


    Anne Mudd Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Weiss Kunz & Green, LLC

6703 N. Cicero Ave
Lincolnwood, IL, 60712

Weiss Kunz & Green, LLC

180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL, 60601




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
CALI Award of Excellence in Family LawChicago-Kent2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner and Founding MemberWeiss Kunz & Green, LLC2014 - Present
AttorneyRosenfeld Hafron Shapiro & Farmer2008 - 2014
AttorneyThe Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C.2004 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationLiason of Health Care Council2015 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2013
Illinois State Bar AssociationCouncil Member2005 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Collaborative Law Institute of IllinoisFellow2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2009

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
IRMO Doermer, 955 N.E.2d 1225, (1st Dist. 2011).A nonmodification clause was upheld, despite the unallocated nature of the support.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin"Legal Advice for Working Parents"2014
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin(Abe) Lincoln - movie review2013
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law NewsletterARDC hearing board recommends overturning disciplinary action charged against family law attorney2012
Illinois State Bar AssociationChanges to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 2162011
Indiana State Bar AssociationCollaborative Law -- A Brief Overview2009
Illinois State Bar Association Bar NewsE-mail Etiquette2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyAlternative Dispute Resolution & Trial AdvocacyJD - Juris Doctor2005
Indiana UniversityN/AUnknown2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Jnt. Domestic Relations and Domestic Violence MeetingOrders of Protection: Sword or Shield?2015
Advanced Custody and Visitation IssuesVisitation RIghts of Non-parents2014
Basic Skills Course for New LawyersEthical Considerations for Lawyers2008
GAL Training for Adoption Cases in DuPage Co.Caselaw update: Parental Unfitness in Adoption actions2007