Protecting You and Your Family's Bests Interests I know what is most important to... more
Protecting You and Your Family's Bests Interests I know what is most important to you as you navigate the stormy waters of divorce. You want a fresh start; in which your children are protected and your home and assets preserved. I am passionately committed to my clients from start to finish, helping them see the big picture as related to their divorce; guiding them to make wise decisions... view profile
Dissolution of marriage and adoption are significant events that impact the family... more
Dissolution of marriage and adoption are significant events that impact the family in different ways. I have the experience and empathy to guide you through the process. In addition to the legal knowledge of the family-building process, I have the first hand experience of being raised with six adopted siblings. I can support you through your divorce with empathy and understanding, but have th... view profile
Jason authoritatively advocates for sophisticated professionals and their spouses... more
Jason authoritatively advocates for sophisticated professionals and their spouses who want fair and equitable divorce results. Jason's clients appreciate his ability to utilize creativity and compassion, in and out of the courtroom, to resolve complicated divorce and custody disputes. Jason began his career at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP in 2001 as a law clerk and has practiced as an att... 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.
I previously served as a States Attorney, primarily litigating child support, child... more
I previously served as a States Attorney, primarily litigating child support, child abuse, and neglect cases. Before joining Nottage and Ward, LLP, I worked for 7 years in a general litigation firm, where I not only honed my expertise in divorce, custody, child support, and juvenile matters, but also acquired a diverse knowledge in a full range of other legal areas: estate planning and administ... view profile
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
I have practiced in various areas of law before concentrating in all areas of Family... more
I have practiced in various areas of law before concentrating in all areas of Family Law. My AV peer rating by Martindale Hubbell indicates the highest levels of professional and ethical achievement. I have twice been short-listed for associate judge in Cook County and served as President of the West Suburban Bar Association in 2010. Currently I am an appointed member of the Illinois State Bar ... 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.