I have counseled clients in over a hundred divorce, paternity, child custody and child support cases, including trials and contested hearings. I gained my divorce experience at a large divorce firm in downtown Chicago, representing business owners, professionals, and high income/high net worth individuals.
I graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in finance, which makes me different than almost all other divorce attorneys because I understands complicated financial matters. Most divorce attorneys will not understand business valuations, close corporations, unique investment structures, and retirement assets. I understand tax returns, income statements, balance sheets, and business appraisals that leave most family law attorneys confused.
I moved to Illinois in 2011 to raise a family of my own. As a father and husband, I understand how important it is for a parent to have a close relationship with his or her children, and how a divorce can and will change ever aspect of a person's life.
Hourly ($275-295/hour), Fixed (sometimes)
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Mark Schondorf is a fine divorce lawyer, who is passionate about his work, and represents his client's interests well. I was recently an opposing counsel to Mark on a difficult case. Mark combined a tough '"no nonsense" approach to the litigation while maintaining a high degree of professionalism throughout the course of the litigation..
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2010||08/10/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2013|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Mark Schondorf||2012 - Present|
|Associate||Berger Schatz||2011 - 2012|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Mark Schondorf||2006 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Lake County Bar Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||N/A|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Winnetka Talk||Better economy means more business for divorce attorneys||2014|
|The Docket - A Publication of the Lake County Bar Association||Bifurcation in Dissolution Actions||2013|
|Loyola University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Business Administration||N/A||2002|
|BNI We Mean Business meeting||What To Do If You Or Someone You Know is Injured||2014|
|RDG Monthly Meeting||Financial Aspects of Divorce||2012|