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John L. Fay is the founding attorney of the law firm of Fay, Farrow and Associates, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and received his Juris Doctor degree from Lewis University College of Law.

John began his professional career as a general practitioner, focusing his practice in the area of family law and domestic relations issues. Since 1985 John has concentrated his practice litigating and resolving issues concerning custody, visitation, child support, maintenance and property division. John enjoys a reputation among his peers as a thorough and assertive advocate for his clients. He is known by his clients to be responsive and compassionate in meeting the stressful demands individuals often face in domestic relations cases.

John is currently affiliated with the following professional associations: American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Du Page County Bar Association, Will County Bar Association, and is a member of the family law domestic relations committees of each bar association. He is also a certified family law mediator.

John was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and now resides in Naperville, Illinois with his wife Anita and their six children.

John L. FayProfessional History:
Juris Doctor degree: Lewis University College of Law, 1978
Bachelor Arts degree: Northern Illinois University, 1975

Illinois Licensure: 1979

Professional practice history:
Law Offices of Fay, Farrow and Associates, P.C. 2004 to Present
Law Offices of John L. Fay and Associates 1979 to 2004

Practice concentration:
Family law and domestic relations litigation
Custody, visitation, child support, maintenance, property division
Post divorce modification issues
Domestic Violence cases, Adoption

Professional associations and activities:
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Assn.—Family Law Section Member
Du Page County Bar Assn.— Family law committee
Will County Bar Assn.—Family law committee
Certified Mediator
Illinois Bar Foundation


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 60%
  2. Child Custody: 15%
  3. Child Support: 10%
  4. Mediation: 10%
  5. Alimony: 5%



Hourly ($350/hour), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Fay, Farrow & Associates, P.C.

1730 Park Street Suite 109
Naperville, IL, 60563


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Fay, Farrow and Associates, P.C.2004 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of John L. Fay and Associates1979 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
DuPage County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Will County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly radio interviewsVarious divorce related topics2015