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I was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Since I was a small child my passion has been helping people. In kindergarten I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up and from even that early age I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. Now that I have my own children and they are my greatest joy and source of inspiration. I Treat each client as a person who I want to help and get to know. By building a strong partnership with each client I am better equipped to help not only with today's issues but also planning for the future.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
  2. Family: 40%
    9 years, 750 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
    9 years, 250 cases
  4. Business: 5%
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    13 years, 5 thousand cases



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Deborah Ann Long

    I endorse this lawyer. When trying to negotiate a financial settlement between our clients, Bradley was straightforward and fair in his dealings, providing both good advice and reality checks to his client, in a manner that was conducive to the parties being able to settle the matter quickly.


    Deborah Long Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Dedrick Lewis Gordon Jr.

    Because of his outstanding legal experience, contributions, and overall expertise, I endorse Attorney Schencker.


    Dedrick Gordon Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Bradley L. Schencker

400 W. Dundee Road
Suite 6
Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200705/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Under 40American Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
10 BestAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
Top Contributor FamilyAvvo2016
Top Contributor Estate PlanningAvvo2016
10 Best NominationAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2016
Top ContributorAvvo2016
A+ RatedBBB.com2015
10 BestAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
10 Best Under 40American Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top ContributorAvvo2015
Top Contributor Estate PlanningAvvo2013
Top Contributor BankruptcyAvvo2013
Top Contributor FamilyAvvo2013
Top Contributor Real EstateAvvo2013
Top Contributor Speeding TicketAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Office of Bradley L. Schencker2014 - Present
AttorneyKatz Law Office, Ltd.2012 - 2014
AttorneyLaw To You2008 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Offices of Alan T. Schencker2008 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Accountant-Lawyer AllianceLawyer Member2016 - Present
SHALVA- Domestic Abuse / Orders of ProtectionVolunteer Attorney2015 - Present
Lake County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Buffalo Grove ChamberMember2015 - Present
Solosez American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Chicago chapter)Member2007 - Present
Deerfield Bannockburn Riverwoods Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contested DivorceAble to divide the estate and my client was able to have his company untouched for division. All proprieties were divided and a very advantageous single payout paid.
Over 200 Clients HelpedAble to get clients a fresh start on life and ease the burden of debt.
getting proper placementResidential custody granted!
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of ArizonaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawyer in the ClassroomLegal Education2016
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of CommerceBuisness Formation and Types2016
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of CommerceDivorce Basics2016
BANQ&A with a Lawyer2016
Real estateREO2011
Estate planning Radio ShowEstate planning2009
Estate planningEstate planning2009
Estate planningEstate planning2009