Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Illinois Chapter
In 1962, a small group
of nationally known divorce /family lawyers met in Chicago Illinois
to discuss the need to humanize and dignify the most traumatic area
of family relations. These Illinois lawyers founded the American
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers to improve the practice of divorce
and family law. Illinois has one of the most active Chapters of
the AAML. Fellows of the Academy concentrate their practice in all
issues related to divorce and paternity cases including:
The Academy Fellows are
highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals
in all facets of family law. The 1600 AAML Fellows across the United
States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys in the area
of family law as having a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity.
Read further details regarding Membership
The Illinois Chapter of
the AAML provides answers to Frequently
Asked Questions about a variety of issues in divorce.
Review of these should help you in selecting and working with your
We also provide links
to a number of publications
including: AAML National Publications and Illinois Chapter Publications.
We provide basic information on legal issues including Grandparent
Visitation, Legal Separation, Common Illinois Divorce Abbreviations,
Business Valuation in Illinois Divorces and Premarital and Post-Marital
Finally, we provide a
comprehensive list of Resources and Links.
Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties
in the practice of law. Any certificate, award or recognition is
not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.
May 4, 2015
If you are interested in hiring an Illinois family lawyer
who is a Fellow of the AAML, you can search for lawyer by
name or by county and review our Fellows biographical information.
an AAML Member
Read about the qualifications for becoming a member of the
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Learn more about our Illinois Chapter; our officers,
and our events.