News from our firm

Leading Lawyers Law Day 2016: Presentation at Cutting-Edge Child Custody Symposium by David Grund

A number of U.S. Courts have established legal standards by which child custody evaluations are rendered (see 750 ILCS 5/604(b); 750 ILCS 5/604.5; and 750 ILCS/605). Read more

Marvin Leavitt Profiled in Leading Lawyers Magazine: Consumer Edition

A few weeks after Grund & Leavitt PC founding partner Marvin J. Leavitt left the bench and returned to private practice, he got a call from a lawyer he had decided cases against. Read more

The Illinois Practice of Family Law, authored by Grund & Leavitt’s own Jody Meyer Yazici, David Grund, and Marvin Leavitt, has been published and is now accessible on Westlaw

The Illinois Practice of Family Law, now in its Fifteenth Edition, is a comprehensive research resource. This two-volume set includes a Practice Volume (Vol. 12) and a Forms Volume (Vol. 13). Read more

Michael Koenigsberger presents at Illinois American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)/ Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) seminar

On January 18th, 2016, Grund & Leavitt partner Michael Koenigsberger presented at the AAML/IICLE seminar titled “Key Financial Changes from SB57 including maintenance and property”. Read more

Adam Kibort presents at Illinois American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Columbus Day Seminar

On October 12, 2015, Grund & Leavitt Partner Adam Kibort presented at the AAML seminar titled "The Illinois Chapter Of The American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers Presents: The 10th Annual Fall CLE Pr… Read more

Ilene Shapiro: Winner of the 2015 Corporate LiveWire Attorney of the Year Award

ILENE E. SHAPIRO, a partner with Grund & Leavitt, P.C., has distinguished herself practicing in the field of family law for over thirty-five years, both on the trial court and appellate court levels. … Read more

Leading Lawyers Law Day Edition: Grund & Leavitt's David and Melissa Grund

When Grund & Leavitt, P.C. partner Melissa A. Grund started walking into courtrooms alongside her father, there were judges who were surprised and delighted by the pairing, she recalls. It wasn’t t… Read more

Ilene Shapiro profiled in Leading Lawyers Women's Edition

Ilene E. Shapiro had dreams of being at the forefront of a growing trend: She wanted to be a pioneer and become part of the first real wave of female attorneys. Consider that dream reached. Read more