Ms. Joy M. Feinberg

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Davis Friedman, LLC.

135 South LaSalle Street
36th Floor


Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; National Board of Governors (1998-2001); Illinois Chapter: President, (1996). Named one of the 100 best Family Law Trial Lawyers in the USA; Member: American Bar Association Section of Family Law: Co-Chair, Custody Committee, (1996-1998); Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Board of Directors (1988-90) ; Author: "Child Custody" Chapter, Illinois Family Law , IICLE (1988-2006); "Expert/Opinion Witnesses, Mental Health Confidentiality and Psychological Testing" Chapter, Child Custody Litigation, IICLE (1990-2000); Survey of Illinois Law, "Family Law", IICLE (1988-91). Divorce Taxation Chapter "ISBA Family Law", (1995); AAML Foundation, President, (1996-97); Frequent lecturer on matrimonial law issues. AWARDS: 2008: Awarded Samuel S. Berger Award honoring intelligent and excellence in the practice of family law as well as, creativity and resolution skills; 2006: Named one of the top 100 Super Lawyers in Illinois; one of the top 50 women lawyers and one of the top family law attorneys in Illinois; Selected as a leading family law attorney from 2002 to the present; June, 1997, selected among top 20 divorce lawyers in Chicago area by "Northshore Magazine". Ms. Feinberg has handled 6 Hague matters. In 1989, she secured the return of a child from Costa Rica after obtaining a $1.5 million dollar judgment against the abducting grandparents and father.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Taxation, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony, Surrogacy

US Counties: Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will counties, Illinois

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