News From Our Firm

Jamie Fisher voted as one of Chicago Law Bulletin's 2017 Forty Under 40 Attorneys in Chicago

Licensed in both Illinois and Florida, Jamie Fisher’s practice is dedicated exclusively to the area of family law. She counsels clients on a variety of complex domestic relations issues to include pre… Read more

Alyssa Mogul participates in roundtable discussion regarding new child custody/support laws and how the changes affect divorcing couples

Illinois divorce law is undergoing a multi-year overhaul. In January 2016, new changes to child custody laws-now called parental responsibilities-were introduced. A second statute, which took effect J… Read more

Alyssa Mogul and Michael Koenigsberger present at the IICLE’s 2017 “Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce” program

On January 16th, 2017, Alyssa Mogul and Michael Koenigsberger presented at the IICLE’s Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce seminar. Read more

Grund & Leavitt's Adam Kibort amongst Top Forty Under 40 Attorneys in Chicago

Adam Kibort has built one of the most successful family law practices in the Chicago area before even reaching his 40th birthday. That is an impressive accomplishment. But it’s not one that surprises … Read more

Melissa Grund ranked within Top 10 Emerging Lawyers

Ranked #7 in Top 10 Women Emerging Lawyers Read more

Melissa Grund: Helping Client's in Family Law Practice Find Hope Again

Every day, Grund, 38, a partner at Grund & Leavitt, P.C., a preeminent family law firm in Chicago, helps these clients protect their children, their finances and other things that are important to the… Read more

David Adams and Jamie Fisher represent IL AAML in amicus curae brief

A divided state appeals panel on Wednesday ruled that a court cannot force a divorce attorney to disgorge already-earned money to an adversary when neither of the litigating parties can afford to pay … Read more

Ilene Shapiro: Winner of the 2016 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 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