Michael, Deanna, and Gary were all elected to the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly from and for the 19th Judicial Circuit, Lake County, Illinois. This is a three year term, to start June 1, 2022, to the legislative body of the Association which votes on pending and proposed state legislation, court rules, other policy matters.
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.
April, 2022 firm news: Attorney Deanna L. Hoyt was reappointed to the Civil Practice Section Council and the Liaison Committee to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.
On February 7, 2022, Gary L. Schlesinger and Britnee Ann N. Hart attended the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s Matrimonial Law CLE. Gary and Britnee worked together to prepare a presentation on Dissipation for the CLE. Britnee conducted case law research and prepared the materials. Gary spoke at the seminar and answered questions. On February 14,…Read More
October 19th, 2021 Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended the annual meeting of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Gary is a continuing member of the board of directors for the upcoming year which goes from November 1, 2021 to October 30, 2022. Gary Schlesinger gave a presentation to the AAML regarding…Read More
On January 7, 2022, Gary, Michael, Deanna, Britnee, and Amber all attended the 8th biennial Ethics Seminar presented by the Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County and the College Of Lake County Legal Studies Program. The seminar covered 6.5 hours of ethics education including mental health, diversity, and sexual harassment training. Deanna is the…Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss has been added to the College of Lake County Legal Studies Paralegal Career Advisory Committee.
The nominating committee of the ACES Alumni Board of Directors has selected Attorney Michael Strauss as the new HDFS Director. Congratulations Michael!
Congratulations to Attorney Michael Strauss on being recommended for placement on the Cook County’s approved list of attorneys who may represent minor children as a Guardian Ad Litem/Attorney for Minor Child/Child Representative in the Domestic Relations Division, State of Illinois. Michael’s “desire to represent children during an extremely difficult time in their lives is commendable”…Read More
On October 7, 2021, Britnee Hart, J.D University of Illinois School of Law, 2021, was notified that she passed the Illinois State Bar Exam to become a lawyer. The next step is a swearing in ceremony in November and the assignment of an attorney number by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. Once both…Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss is a court approved child representative and guardian ad litem in custody cases in Cook County, Illinois.