April has been a busy month for the attorneys of Schlesinger & Strauss, LLC. From April 11 through the 13th, Attorneys Deanna Hoyt and Rachael Bernal attended the annual Lake County Bar Association Family Law Seminar on how to try a case. April 4 through 7, Attorney Michael Strauss attended a family law seminar sponsored…Read More
This page will be periodically updated to keep you informed of our latest firm news, awards and involvement as speakers or attendees at local, state, and national bar association events and seminars.
Attorney Gary Schlesinger has been chosen to be on the board of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for the terms November 1, 2019 through October 2022. In May of 2019, Gary will attend the annual conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts in Toronto, Canada. During the June…Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss is now on the advisory board of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators for Illinois. The AACFL mission is to improve the efficiency of the Court system, and to help the general public identify attorneys dedicated to integrating financial skills into the practice of law for their benefit. Click on AACFL…Read More
Attorney Gary Schlesinger will present on Contempt in Child Support at the Cantigny Mansion in Wheaton, Illinois on April 5, 2019. Attorney Michael Strauss will present for the Prairie State Legal Services on March 12, 2019 as a webinar on the new maintenance statute and will also be presenting the new maintenance statute to A…Read More
The weekend of December 8 was the mid year meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association. Attorney Michael Strauss attended a meeting of the Family Law Section Council of which he is the vice chair, due to be the chair starting July 1, 2019. Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended a meeting of the Civil Practice and…Read More
A Safe Place Celebrates its 40th Anniversary and Raises $248,000 Toward Services for Families of Domestic Violence LAKE COUNTY, IL – More than 300 guests walked past 25 powerful, soul-stirring images created by survivors of domestic violence expressing their personal healing journeys as they entered the “Unmask the Violence: Empowered Voices” Gala to celebrate the…Read More
Schlesinger & Strauss LLC will be recognized as the 2018 Prairie State Pro Bono Recipient at the Lake County Bar Association Membership Luncheon held at Waukegan City Hall, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12p.m. Pro Bono Award Letter
Attorney Michael Strauss will be presenting at the 2018 Lake County Bar Association Child Representative Training Conference, Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th at the College of Lake County, Grayslake Campus. Michael will speak on the topic of case law updates in the area of family law.
Attorney Michael Strauss was reappointed by the Chief Judge of the Family Law Division as a Lake County Mediator for 2018-2020. Our associate, Attorney Deanna Hoyt, was appointed as well. Congratulations to both!
On September 8, Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended a meeting of the Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. He is a member appointed by the ISBA president. September 13, Gary attended a meeting of the ISBA committee that is the liaison between the ISBA and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary…Read More