Jody Meyer Yazici

Ms. Yazici is a Partner with Grund & Leavitt. She received her Juris Doctor at Cornell Law School in 1994, and her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Northwestern University in 1990.

She is the author, along with partners David Grund and Marvin Leavitt, of the current Illinois Practice of Family Law. The book is in its 19th edition and was released in March of 2020. The Illinois Practice of Family Law is the most widely used family law text by practitioners, judges, and law students in Illinois.



She has been named a Leading Lawyer in family law. She has been published in the Illinois Bar Journal and the ISBA Section of Family Law Newsletter. She has also been published in the 2011 Edition of Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, and at the request of the authors, she assisted in the prepublication review of The Lawyer’s Guide to The Cost of Capital by Shannon Pratt and Roger Grabowski (2014).

She served for many years on the judicial evaluation committee of the Chicago Council of Lawyers.


Professional Associations

Illinois State Bar Association