Rosaire Nottage has practiced family law exclusively for more than 25 years. She has significant expertise in the valuation and division of marital estates, child custody determination, and maintenance awards. Ms. Nottage is recognized as one of Chicago’s most experienced trial lawyers in domestic relations and is known for her ability to handle complex financial litigation.
After receiving her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law in 1976, Ms. Nottage began her career as an associate at the Chicago firm of Bell, Boyd and Lloyd where she became an equity partner in 1983. She is currently a member of the Federal Trial Bar, the American Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.
Ms. Nottage is a regular lecturer on trial practice in divorce cases, pre-trial preparation, current case law trends, and other topics related to the practice of family law for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the Illinois Bar Association, the Illinois CPA Society, as well as Gitlin on Divorce – Family Law Seminar. Additionally, Ms. Nottage has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Divorce Lawyers in Chicago by the Chicago Sun-Times and has been featured as an expert in divorce articles in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Tribune Magazine.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Illinois Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top Ten Divorce Lawyers in Chicago||Chicago Sun-Times||N/A|
|Managing Partner||Nottage and Ward, LLP||1988 - Present|
|Partner||Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP||1983 - 1988|
|Attorney||Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP||1977 - 1983|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Network of Boutique Law Firms||Member||2009 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1976 - Present|
|Federal Trial Bar||Member||1976 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois||Member||1976 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Women's Bar Association of Illinois||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chicago Tribune||Breaking Away from Law Firms: Women seeking balance find a solution by setting up their own shops||2003|
|Chicago Times Magazine||Splitsville: Breaking Up is Hard to Do||1998|
|Chicago Tribune||Splitting Up What Do You Expect To Get? Expect To Get Mad||1996|
|Chicago Tribune Magazine||Her Day in Court: Divorce court was famous for its old-boy network. Then Rosaire Nottage arrived.||1994|
|Today’s Chicago Woman||Partners: Rosaire Nottage & Eunice Ward||1990|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||JD - Juris Doctor||1976|
|Michigan State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1970|
|Family Law Conference (9th Annual)||Presenting and Cross-Examining Child Custody Experts||2010|
|Gitlin on Divorce-Family Law||Divorce and Family Law||2008|
|ISBA Law Ed Series||Family Law 101: Learn from the Experts||2002|
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