Schlesinger & Strauss is pleased to announce that associate attorney Deanna Hoyt will be installed as co-secretary of The Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County (AWALC) on May 2, 2018. The Installation of Officers and Directors is May 2, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 210 Live, 210 Green Bay Road, Highwood, IL. …Read More
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February 7, Attorney Michael Strauss testified before a committee of the Illinois House of Representatives regarding House Bill 4113 that deals with the best interest of the child concerning parenting time with each parent.
Congratulations to Attorney Michael Strauss who has been chosen to receive the 2018 Access to Justice Award. This award is presented to a Lake County Bar Association member who has provided or supported legal services to low-income clients, and who has made a particularly significant or meaningful contribution to the provision of low-income legal services….Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss has been asked by the legislative director of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) to testify before a legislative committee of the Illinois House of Representatives concerning a proposed amendment to the statute dealing with what was called ‘custody’ and is now called an ‘allocation of parental responsibility’. The date is February…Read More
On December 8, 2017, Attorney Michael Strauss attended a meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council, to which he is a secretary. Michael also attended an emergency meeting to address a rewrite of the maintenance and child support statutes due to the new potential tax laws. December 9th, Attorney Gary Schlesinger…Read More
We are proud to announce that attorney Michael S. Strauss has been selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Illinois Family Law. Michael’s Leading Lawyers selection is a distinction that is earned by fewer than 5% of all lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois.
Saturday, October 14, Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended a meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council. He is the only family law lawyer on the Council. Thursday, October 12, Attorney Schlesinger attended a meeting of a sub committee, by invitation of the Chairlady, to review Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee…Read More
Attorneys Gary L. Schlesinger and Michael S. Strauss have been selected to the 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in their law practice. Only 5% of attorneys in Illinois receive this distinction. Previously, Gary was selected to Super Lawyers 2006 – 2017 and Michael was named a Rising…Read More
Rachael Bernal took the Illinois State Bar Exam in July and she was just notified that she passed the bar. Rachael will be sworn in soon and will be a joining Gary and Michael as an attorney at Schlesinger & Strauss LLC. Congratulations Rachael!
Schlesinger & Strauss, LLC is pleased to announce that Michael Strauss will be presenting Thursday, September 14th at a Family Law workshop sponsored by The Lilac Tree. The event titled, “New Child Support and Parenting Laws: The Impact On You and Your Family,” will examine how the terms “Custody and Visitation” are now eliminated from…Read More