|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1987||11/21/2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Creighton University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Creighton University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
Posted by Jerald
Over a 2 year period I was represented by Catherine Byrne and found the experience to a good one when it came to representation. She was prompt, detailed and always well prepared in her presentation. What I found most enlightning was responsiveness in getting to know me as a father and not just a client. I think this helped a great deal in how she approached the representation.
She was able to make things happen, get us in and out of court and have all issues addressed. Catherine is well respected in family court and always treated the process with respect.
She is truly a caring attorney and I have already recommended her. I know that through this entire ordeal I felt safe and that I was being represented by someone who had the best interest of me and my children at the top of the list.
Posted by Becca
Catherine is a fantastic attorney! She is extremely knowledgeable in family law, well known and respected amongst her peers and is dedicated to winning. She's definitely worth the money!
Catherine took on my case knowing that it would be an uphill battle. She and her staff were great keeping me informed and always sent me emails AND hard copies of all motions and responses that she filed on my behalf. She is a dedicated attorney that spent a tremendous amount of time on my case. She is aggressive, determined and results oriented. Cases can get very costly, especially if your case goes to trial. However, I don't believe Catherine deliberately bills hours to inflate cost. On the contrary, in my case, Catherine fought hard to resolve my case however my ex-husband and his attorney keep prolonging our case by being uncooperative, unresponsive and unwilling to negotiate. My case did indeed go to trial. During my trial, Catherine came in fully prepared with facts, documents, and case law that backed up each argument. She was focused, prepared, and confident! As I sat in court, I remember thinking how glad I was that I had her on my side! As a result or her knowledge, hard work and dedication, we were victorious!
The bottom line is when you are going through the process of selecting an attorney, your really do get what you pay for! And, it's equally as important to note, that - as a client - you get what you give. Without question, it behooves clients to be COMPLETELY honest & forthright with Catherine and provided her with all the facts and the information she requests in a timely fashion. By providing her with the information she needed quickly, she was able to work efficiently and focus on the law and how it applied to my case.
I honestly can't say enough great things about Ms. Byrne. She has looked out for me and my family since day one and I hold her in the highest regard. She has a perfect mix of integrity & Hootzpa. In a world still greatly dominated by men, she definitely holds her own in a court room. If your looking for a strong, well-spoken, dedicated and hard working attorney that is looking to do what is right, then without question Ms. Catherine Byrne is the attorney for you!
Posted by anonymous
I hired Catherine Byrne and in 11 months she racked up an almost 20,0000.00 bill! I paid her 6300.00 dollars. When I first came to her I told her I did not have a lot of money to spend on this case and that if she could not help me to just say it because I have a child with disabilities and I was out of work and I could not afford another bill. She lied on court documents, causing me more problems, She did not respond to the opposing counsel and lied and said I did not give her the information. she would not respond to phone calls, emails or any type of messages. The list goes on and on with her and I feel for the people in her office. She then withdrew from the case 21 days before the pre-trial, demanding her balance of 13,000.00. When I went for the pre-trial, I found out that the updated paperwork I had sent her twice was never given to opposing counsel. This attorney only cares about her booking hours!
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