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
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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
The attorneys and staff at Schlesinger & Strauss LLC are gearing up for a busy month. Attorney Gary Schlesinger is a speaker at a Lake County Bar Association seminar on family law scheduled September 13.2017. His topic is sanctions for violating various procedural statutes. Rachael Bernal, a 2017 graduate of the University of Illinois College…Read More
We are honored to announce that Michael S. Strauss is a program speaker, on the June 23rd webcast, “Illinois’ New Child Support and Maintenance Framework: Income Shares and More” – Webcast Presented by the ISBA Family Law Section Illinois’ new child support law goes into effect on July 1, 2017… are you ready? Join us…Read More
We are very excited to announce that Attorney Michael Strauss has been appointed as Secretary of the ISBA Family Law Section Council for 2017-2018, a very distinguished position in the Illinois State Bar Association. The very prestigious and important Family Law Section Council reviews and comments on all family law legislation introduced in the Illinois…Read More
We are pleased to announce Attorney Gary Schlesinger has been appointed to serve as a member of the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council for 2017-2018, where he will have the opportunity to contribute to the very important work of the Association. Congrats Gary!
Schlesinger & Strauss LLC law clerk, Rachael Bernal, has been awarded the Rickert Award for advocacy from the University of Illinois College of Law. The Rickert Awards are the most prestigious awards conferred upon students in recognition of excellence in student achievement. The Rickert Award Program was established in 1976 in memory of Joseph W….Read More
Attorney Gary Schlesinger’s article entitled, “Recent Case Regarding Contempt”, appears in the Illinois State Bar Associations January 2017 Bench & Bar Newsletter. See the full article on our website or the ISBA site.