Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Senior Partner Burton Hochberg addressed the statutes and cases that directly impact social workers in child custody settings with graduate students at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, on September 9, 2020.
As part of the interactive and informative lecture, Burton shared insights on the challenges of navigating child custody and child support cases during these unprecedented times. He also delved into how social workers interact with divorce attorneys and shared tips on how to help families find a healthy balance as they transition to a new stage in their lives. Known for his compassion and desire to help children who are less fortunate and live in underprivileged communities, Burton has been appointed as a child representative by many Cook County judges to assist with particularly difficult and complex cases.
Burton is a matrimonial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience who focuses his practice in areas of child support, child custody, maintenance and property valuation. He has built a reputation as a “tough but fair” attorney who prioritizes his clients’ concerns and secures favorable outcomes.
The Jane Addams College of Social Work division’s mission is to educate professional social workers, develop knowledge, and provide leadership in the development and implementation of policies and services on behalf of the poor, the oppressed, racial and ethnic minorities, and other at-risk urban populations. Learn more here.