Schiller DuCanto & Fleck is pleased to announce that Co-Founding Partner Donald Schiller was an honoree of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 2022 National Professionalism Award. This prestigious award recognizes those who not only demonstrate excellence in their profession by working to elevate civility and professionalism, but also have made significant contributions and personal achievements in the field of family law.
The AAML takes pride in acknowledging the achievements and lifelong passions of its select Fellows. The Professionalism Award was first established in 2016 to honor AAML Fellows who have consistently demonstrated a high level of commitment to elevating the practice of matrimonial law. This includes conducting oneself in a civil manner, and being cooperative and respectful to opposing counsel, witnesses, and third parties of the court.
Donald Schiller has been a Fellow of the AAML for more than forty years. He has dedicated his legal career to the practice of family and matrimonial law. He co-founded Schiller DuCanto & Fleck in 1981, which has grown to become one of the largest high net worth family law firms in the country. Through his passion and commitment for helping others, Donald has built an internationally recognized firm which is lauded as a model for other firms practicing family law.
Among his countless career achievements, Donald has served as President of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chair of the American Bar Association Family Law Section and Board of Governors, and has held multiple leadership positions with the AAML on both the national and state levels.
The AAML provides family law continuing legal education, networking, and training on issues concerning, marriage, divorce, child custody and visitation, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, and more. Becoming an AAML Fellow is an honor and distinction. The Academy holds its members to the highest standards of matrimonial practice, and candidates must go through a rigorous peer review process in order to become a member. To learn more, visit here.