News from our firm

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