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Eunice Ward has practiced family law for her entire
legal career and has hands on experience with the divorce courts,
judges, and mediators. Eunice is committed to assisting her clients in
achieving a successful and workable outcome to their divorce.


Ms. Ward received her Juris Doctor from IIT – Chicago-Kent
College of Law in 1979 and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association,
the Illinois Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of
Illinois. In 2002 she was named one of “Chicago's Thirty Tough
Lawyers” by Chicago Magazine.


Eunice Ward is able to balance each client’s unique,
immediate needs with a realistic assessment of the client’s future
financial requirements. She is known for positive, straight-forward
attention to her cases and has sound, successful trial experience. Ms.
Ward has been influential in the custody area of the divorce bar; she
assisted in writing the law regarding joint
custody and worked for its incorporation into the Illinois Marriage
and Dissolution of Marriage Act.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 25%
  2. Child Support: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Family: 25%

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Contact info

Nottage and Ward, LLP

10 North Dearborn
11th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60602-4276


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198005/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2007
Chicago's Thirty Tough LawyersChicago Magazine2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNottage and Ward, LLP1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Bar FoundationFellow2010 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsMember, Domestic Relations/Family Law Group2009 - Present
Project KesherBoard of Directors1994 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of IllinoisMember1982 - Present
Federal Trial BarMember1982 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association of IllinoisMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois Bar FoundationFellow2009 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
The Huffington PostDwyane Wade's Wife: Husband Is 'Guilty Of Extreme Mental Cruelty' (quoted)2010
Chicago Magazine30 Tough Lawyers: You Want Them for You, Not Against You2002
Crain's Chicago BusinessCloak and Calculator (quoted)2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Ohio State UniversityEducationMA - MastersN/A
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A