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
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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.
Attorney Michael Strauss was invited and will be attending the Lake County Tolerance Talk at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. Also in attendance will be Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim, Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor and other officials as well as representatives from the Partnership for a Safer Lake County.
Attorney Michael Strauss was recently filmed for three panels for the Illinois State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education programs. Michael was filmed for Demonstrative Exhibits, Post Judgment Pleading and Relief and Motion for a Finding. As students and scholars of family law, Gary Schlesinger and Michael Strauss teach and speak at various schools and Continuing…Read More
Last week, Thursday, January 26, Michael Strauss presented on panels for the Illinois State Bar Association on the topics of “Demonstrative Exhibits and Summaries at Trial” and “Motions for Finding”.
Attorney Gary Schlesinger wrote an article entitled “Property Rights of Unmarried Domestic Partners” which is published in the December, 2016 issue of The Docket, the monthly publication of the Lake County, Illinois Bar Association. See the article here.
It has been a busy start to December for the attorneys at Schlesinger & Strauss LLC. On December 8, 2016, Attorney Michael Strauss attended a meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Family Law Section Council of which he is a member. December 9, Attorney Gary Schlesinger attended a meeting of the ISBA Civil…Read More
Attorney Michael Strauss presented at the 2016 Symposium for a Safer Lake County last week and, by all accounts, the event was a success! The Symposium serves as a resource to professionals such as clergy, attorneys, medical and human services professionals on safe and appropriate ways to respond to and advise victims of violence and…Read More