Arthur S. Kallow is a native Chicagoan and graduated from the Northwestern University School of Law cum laude in 1973. He also received his B.A. in political science from Northwestern. Mr. Kallow was awarded a certificate from Notre Dame Law School for his legal studies at Brunel University in Uxbridge, England.
After graduation, he was resident counsel for a major corporation in Washington D.C. He then returned to Chicago, where he has been practicing family law for more than 35 years. Before joining the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., he was partner at a small law firm that concentrated in family law, and he has served as a hearing officer for the City of Chicago and rendered decisions in many important cases.
In addition, he has completed training from the National Judicial College and he has been appointed by judges to represent children in contested visitation and custody cases. Mr. Kallow has been admitted to practice law before courts in Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Des Moines, IA, and Tampa, FL, to represent clients pro hac vice.
Mr. Kallow has successfully represented hundreds of clients throughout the decades, including cases which involved complex jury trials, contested custody and visitation, child support, paternity, and intricate financial issues. In addition, he has handled sophisticated appeals in State and Federal Courts.
He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Supreme Court of the United States, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is a distinguished member of the Chicago Bar Association.
In 2005 and 2006, Mr. Kallow was selected by his peers in the legal community as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” after an extensive nomination and polling process conducted by Law & Politics. “Super Lawyers” are considered the best in their profession and they represent the top practicing attorneys in Illinois and the country.
In September, 2007, he lectured at Northwestern University School of Law on Male Stereotypes and the Law. Mr. Kallow is honored by these accolades and continues to hone his craft and seek justice for his clients.
In 2008, Mr. Kallow was the keynote speaker at The Philadelphia Fatherhood Festival where he addressed problems that fathers encounter in the legal system. Mr. Kallow also stressed the importance of fathers as an untapped resource in combating youth violence.
In both 2009 & 2010, Mr. Kallow received an award for his valuable contribution to the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County as a court facilitator.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1973||10/05/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2005|
|Illinois Super Lawyer||N/A||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|jmlevinglawltd.com||Stay-at-home dad? Make sure you're effectively fighting for custody||2016|
|Aspatore||Strategies For Family Law In Illinois||2014|
|Dadsrights.com||Surviving Illinois Child Support||2012|
|Northwestern University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1973|
|Notre Dame Law School||Certificate of Completion||1972|
|Northwestern University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1970|
|The National Judicial College||Certificate of Completion||N/A|
|IICLE Child Abuse in Family Law Cases||Parental Alienation||2013|
|Philadelphia Fatherhood Festival||Keynote Speaker, Problems Fathers Encounter in the Legal System||2008|
|Northwestern University School of Law Gender Equality Symposium||Male Stereotypes and the Law||2007|
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