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Jacob Harrison Fulk

Jacob Harrison Fulk

also known as J. Harrison Fulk, Jake Fulk

About me

J. Harrison Fulk, Esq., practices family law in various Illinois courts including Dissolutions of Marriage, Paternity/Custody/Support cases, Orders of Protection, Guardianships, Adoptions, Name changes including those connected with gender re-identification and blended families, Juvenile cases, Post-judgment disputes, Child Support, Appeals,  and other family and civil litigation.


“Jake” Fulk was born, raised and now resides permanently in Normal, Illinois with his wife and dogs.  He earned his B.A. in Religious Studies from Indiana University with High Distinction, General Honors and Departmental Honors, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude.  He joined the firm in 2009 after practicing for some time locally as a legal aid attorney concentrating in family law matters.


Before becoming a private family and divorce lawyer, Attorney Fulk received the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ”I Have a Dream” Award for Outstanding Contributions to Human Relations from the Town of Normal in 2001.  He was Associate Editor of the Elder Law Journal at the University of Illinois College of Law and was President of the Undergraduate Religious Studies Association throughout college, where he completed his honors thesis based on thematic patterns in the temples of Varanasi, India and was a member of the National Championship Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl team in 2004.


Languages spoken: English, German

Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Angela Krista Skinner

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Fulk is always professional and civil while at the same time functioning as a zealous advocate for his clients.


    Angela Skinner Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Drew Randolph Quitschau

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Fulk has an outstanding reputation and is a credit to the legal profession.


    Drew Quitschau Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200711/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
20 Stars for LifeGreat Plains Life Foundation2013
Cum LaudUniversity of Illinois College of Law2007
Departmental Honors - Religious StudiesIndiana University2004
High DistinctionIndiana University2004
General HonorsIndiana University2004
National ChampionshipIntercollege Ethics Bowl2004
Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream" AwardTown of Normal Human Relations Commission2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Certified Guardian ad Litem11th Judicial Circuit of Illinois2012 - Present
Notary PublicRonda Glenn Law Offices2009 - Present
Pro Bono Volunteer AttorneyPrairie State Legal Services, Inc.2009 - Present
AttorneyRonda Glenn Law Offices2009 - Present
Staff AttorneyPrairie State Legal Services2007 - 2009
Research AssistantUniversity of Illinois College of Law2006 - 2007
Law Student ClerkCircuit Judge Hon. Charles Reynard2006 - 2007
Summer ClerkSamuels Miller Schroeder Jackson & Sly, LLP2006 - 2006
Legal InternIllinois State University Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
McLean County Bar AssociationArchivist2014 - Present
KiwanisMember2014 - Present
Public Interest Law InitiativeCommittee Member2013 - Present
McLean County Bar AssociationBar History Committee Member2012 - Present
McLean County Bar AssociationChairperson - Composite Photo Subcommittee2012 - Present
McLean County Bar AssociationCommittee Member - Lawyers in the Classroom Committee2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2010 - Present
McLean County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
The Elder Law JournalAssociate Editor2005 - 2006
Phi Beta KappaMember2004 - Present
Indiana University Undergraduate Religious Studies AssociationPresident2002 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Marriage of BeckmanAffirmed/Prevailed
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Elder Law JournalAssociate Editor - Volume 142006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignLawJ.D.2007
Indiana University-BloomingtonReligious StudiesB.A.2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
McLean County Bar Association CLEGAL Caselaw Update2012
Conference on StalkingStalking Orders of Protection2009