From Event: Advanced Issues in Divorce, held September 2013.
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- Troubleshooting Marriage Dissolution Issues
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- Child Custody, Child Support and Cases Involving Domestic Abuse
- Ethical Dilemmas
- Post-Divorce Considerations
Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.50 IL - Credit Approval Expiration 09/24/2015 *
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KAREN ALTMAN is an associate in Aronberg, Goldgehn, Davis & Garmisa's family law department. She concentrates her practice in all areas of family law; including divorce, custody, child support, post-judgment litigation, and prenuptial agreements, involving herself in all aspects of the case from the first filing through to resolution, either by settlement or trial. Ms. Altman has assisted in the writing and research of the ILCLE Chapter on Child Custody (2008) and the Illinois Practice of Family Law (2005-2011 editions). She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. Ms. Altman earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Loyola University.
EMILY R. CARRARA is a partner of the Wheaton law firm of Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. She has focused her practice in the areas of family law; including dividing retirement plans, child support, adoption, appellate practice, child custody, guardianship, paternity and parental agreements. Mr. Carrara has taught and been a presenter for numerous family law seminars. She is a member of the American, Illinois State, DuPage County, (Family Law Committee), Kane County and Will County bar associations; and the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Carrara has been named One of the Eight Women to Watch by the DuPage County Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree at Boston University and her J.D. degree, with honors, at John Marshall Law School.
RAIFORD D. PALMER is a shareholder in Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. He concentrates his practice in high net worth and complex asset divorce matters, especially those involving closely held or family owned business interests. Mr. Palmer handles collaborative divorce cases as well as litigated matters. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, a past member of its Family Law Section Council. Mr. Palmer is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association and its Family Law Committee. He also is a member of the Will County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Palmer is a fellow in the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, a former guardian ad litem for the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, and a former arbitrator for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit. He also is a trained mediator. Mr. Palmer is a 1994 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991. He is a speaker regarding dissolution of marriage issues both for attorneys in continuing legal education courses as well as for groups serving the general public. Mr. Palmer has published articles on family law topics. He practices family law, divorce law and business law.
ELEANOR M. PROCTOR is an associate with Allen Gabe Law LLC, where her area's of practice encompass divorce, child custody, visitation, paternity, child support, maintenance, as well as, pre and post nuptial agreements, guardianship, and adoptions. She has considerable experience in cases that fall under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. In addition to Cook County, Ms. Proctor is a known and respected attorney in Lake, McHenry, Kane and DuPage counties. She has acted as a guardian ad litem in several cases. Ms. Proctor's practical knowledge and experience helps clients work through the often stressful legal process. She earned her B.S. degree in from Northern Illinois University and her J.D. degree from The John Marshall Law School.