Ruth H. Yacona

Ruth Yacona, a partner in the firm, is an experienced family law attorney that focuses her practice on the litigation of multifaceted family law cases involving multi-million dollar estates, cases concerning multi-generational assets as well as child-custody disputes.  While she is an experienced litigator, Ms. Yacona also has substantial experience in resolving high-conflict cases through creative settlement solutions. 

Ms. Yacona recognizes the difficult process of divorce and takes great efforts to make sure that a client’s needs are addressed during the process.  This includes educating a client on the legal process and ensuring that the client is fully aware of the events that impact his or her case from start to finish.  She knows that each client and case is unique and makes sure that the case strategy is aligned with the client’s priorities and that the client feels comfortable with the development of the case.

Ms. Yacona received her Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in 2006, cum laude, and is a member of the John Marshall Law Review.  Ms. Yacona received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida in 2001.  She received her Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University in 2016.


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Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association