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Edward I. Stein has been in private practice since 1971
in Lake and Cook Counties. His practice is limited to family law, including
dissolution of marriage, legal separation, declaration of invalidity of
marriage, custody and visitation disputes, tax and financial aspects of family
law, premarital and post-marital agreements, contested trials and appeals, post-dissolution
litigation, pre-divorce planning, divorce mediation, paternity suits, adoption
and domestic violence orders of protection. He has extensive experience in
valuation and division issues regarding closely held companies, including
partnerships, sole proprietorships and privately held corporations.  Mr. Stein authored the “Marital
Settlement Agreements” chapter in the Family Law Handbook used by most Illinois
lawyers for approximately 15 years. 
He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
in 1977.  In 1978, he received an
award for his significant contribution to the education of the bar from the
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.  He has published numerous articles in the field of family
law and has been featured in the National Law Journal, Money Magazine, Chicago
Magazine, Crain’s Chicago Business, The New York Times, and many other
publications.  He founded the
“Lawyers’ Forum” column of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, where he headed a
panel of 26 widely known lawyers. 
He has lectured extensively before the bar and the public and has been a
featured guest speaker on many television and radio programs in the area of
family law.  Recognized as one of
the nation’s best divorce lawyers, he is listed in the national directories of
Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and Who’s Who in American Law.  Serving primarily the North Shore, the
Law Office of Edward I. Stein is located on the boarder of Lake County and Cook
County at 5 Revere Drive in Northbrook, Illinois.  In order to serve the best interests of the client,
consideration is given to the constructive settlement approach as well as the
litigation process. Communication between attorney and client is afforded the
highest priority so that the client is fully informed and can knowledgeably
participate in the decision-making process.



Contact info

The Law Offices Of Edward I Stein

5 Revere Drive - Suite 200
Northbrook, IL, 60062

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%



Hourly ($300-500/hour)

Payment types:


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Who's Who in American LawN/AN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMember1977 - Present