With the selection of Michael D. Elkin by the National Trial Lawyers Association to... more
With the selection of Michael D. Elkin by the National Trial Lawyers Association to its Top 100 Trial Lawyers, (2012 through 2014) Mr. Elkin has shown that he exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process, which includes peer nominations combined with third party res... view profile
My office focuses on the representation of all issues to related family law,... more
My office focuses on the representation of all issues to related family law, including paternity, divorce, custody and issues which apply to child support in the State of Illinois. My law office is one of a few which handle enforcement of existing child support orders on a contingency fee basis. I strive each day to obtain the money owed to you and will not be paid until you have the check in... view profile
I am a licensed Illinois Attorney since 2009, practicing in Cook, Lake, Du Page,... more
I am a licensed Illinois Attorney since 2009, practicing in Cook, Lake, Du Page, Kendall, Kane, and Joliet counties. I am a member of the Chicago Bar Association Editorial Board, as well as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.
Mr. Downs was President of the Illinois State Bar Association in 2005-2006 and was a... more
Mr. Downs was President of the Illinois State Bar Association in 2005-2006 and was a member of the ISBA task force on attorneys for minority children, which drafted the Illinois revised child representative law. He also chaired the ISBA Family law Section Council and was Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee. He was also one of four recipients of the 1995 American Bar F... view profile
Julia A. Pucci, managing partner with Pucci|Pirtle LLC, focuses her practice in the... more
Julia A. Pucci, managing partner with Pucci|Pirtle LLC, focuses her practice in the areas of divorce and custody litigation. Ms. Pucci attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois where she received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Sociology and Political Science. Ms. Pucci subsequently earned her Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. Du... view profile
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon... more
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri/Illinois nor The Missouri/Illinois Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your i... view profile
Jonathan Merel is an experienced attorneyand litigator who advocates forhis clients... more
Jonathan Merel is an experienced attorneyand litigator who advocates forhis clients in allfamily lawproceedings, including settlement negotiations and trials. Jonathan founded The Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C.in early 2009. Prior to starting the firm,Jonathan worked at another Chicago-based family law practice for many years.onathan has a great deal of experience in obtaining favor... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.