Joseph N. DuCanto, passed away on February 8, 2013. He was an extraordinary man and a founding partner of Schiller DuCanto & Fleck. Read about Mr. DuCanto's multifaceted life and Horatio Alger story...
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP welcomes Natalie A. Momoh as a new Associate of the firm.
The firm is pleased to announce that Jason N. Sposeep has been elevated to Partner. Mr. Sposeep joined the firm in 2001 as a law clerk, and became an Associate in 2003. He is both an experienced trial attorney and a successful collaborative law practioner.
The firm welcomes Michele M. Jochner as a new Partner. Ms. Jochner previously served as a judicial law clerk to Illinois Supreme Court Justices Mary Ann G. Morrow and Charles E. Freeman. Ms. Jochner is a recognized legal scholar, expert writer and educator to both law students and attorneys. She will be joining the firm's Appelate and Research Group.
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP welcomes three new Associates of the firm: Leslie S. Arenson, Jennifer S. Wintroub and Caroline E. Poduch.
Arnold B. Stein was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as the 2012 “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law for the Chicago Metropolitan Area. In addition to Mr. Stein’s recognition this year, three other Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP attorneys have received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition four out of the last five years since the award’s inception in 2009: Donald C. Schiller (2009), Charles J. Fleck (2011) and Carlton R. Marcyan (2011/2012).
James R. Galvin was named 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Collaborative Family Law for the Chicago area by The Best Lawyers in America.
The July 2012 issue of Leading Lawyers Magazine, “The Top Business Lawyers in Illinois,” identified Donald C. Schiller as one of the top 10 lawyers in Illinois in all areas of the law. Mr. Schiller also received the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award from DePaul University College of Law.
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP was named to the PILI Pro Bono Recognition Roster. We are one of only 34 firms in Chicago, and one of the only boutique sized firms that received this recognition.
Congratulations to the 17 Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP attorneys named 2013 Best Lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America:
Timothy M. Daw; Charles J. Fleck; James R. Galvin; Meighan A. Harmon; Burton S. Hochberg; David H. Hopkins; Carlton R. Marcyan; Claire R. McKenzie; Karen Pinkert-Lieb; Donald C. Schiller; Eric L. Schulman; Sarane C. Siewerth; Tanya J. Stanish; Arnold B. Stein; Anita M. Ventrelli; Mario R. Ventrelli; Jane D. Waller
Congratulations to the 24 Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP attorneys named 2013 Leading Lawyers in Family Law by the Leading Lawyers Network:
Deborah A. Carder; Jay P. Dahlin; Timothy M. Daw; Charles J. Fleck; Michael R. Galasso; Meighan A. Harmon; Burton S. Hochberg; David H. Hopkins; Jessica Bank Interlandi; Jennifer Dillon Kotz; Michelle A. Lawless; Benjamin S. Mackoff; Carlton R. Marcyan; Claire R. McKenzie; Andrea K. Muchin; Karen Pinkert-Lieb; Donald C. Schiller; Eric L. Schulman; Sarane C. Siewerth; Tanya J. Stanish; Arnold B. Stein; Anita M. Ventrelli; Mario R. Ventrelli; Erika N. Walsh
Jennifer Dillon Kotz became a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Carlton R. Marcyan will be chairing and hosting a trip to Washington D.C. for the Lake County Bar Association swearing in of attorneys before the United States Supreme Court.
Shannon R. Burke spoke at Northwestern University Law School regarding professionalism in legal writing on November 30, 2012.
Karen Pinkert-Lieb spoke at at a Women and Wealth Seminar at Bank of America on November 13, 2012.
Anita M. Ventrelli spoke on the topic of “Trial Tactics: How to Make Trials Less Trying” at the Ohio Association of Magistrate’s Fall Conference (October 3-5, 2012).
Erika N. Walsh spoke at the DuPage County Association Animal Law Committee MCLE on the topic of “The Animal Welfare Act of 1966: An Overview and Current Issues” on September 11, 2012
Dorothy A. Voigt spoke at the Chicago Bar Association Family Law Committee Meeting about Retirement Benefit Division in Divorce on September 11, 2012.