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Attorney Profiles

Davis Friedman represents clients throughout Illinois in all aspects of family and matrimonial law. Collectively, the firm’s attorneys have a wealth of combined experience in the field, and pool their knowledge and expertise to provide clients with the best possible results.

Thanks to their concentration on complex divorce and related issues in family law, our attorneys are recognized for the focused and pragmatic strategies they propose to their clients. They have deep and proven experience dealing with complex cases, from high value asset distribution to contested child custody disputes.
Come meet our team and see how we can deliver for you.

Michael P. Alvarado

Partner

Partner

Michael P. Alvarado

Mr. Alvarado is a skilled and zealous advocate for his clients, and leverages his accounting background in complicated financial cases.

Michael A. Anderson

Associate

Associate

Michael A. Anderson

Michael A. Anderson focuses his practice in all aspects of family law. Michael brings a wealth of expertise and experience to Davis Friedman as a former U.S. Army Paratrooper and Sergeant for the Chicago Police Department.

Laura N. Ashmore

Partner

Partner

Laura N. Ashmore

Laura Ashmore has dedicated her career to the field of domestic relations law, with a concentration on complex family law matters involving children, high-net-worth...

Jami M. Buzinski

Partner

Partner

Jami M. Buzinski

Jami Buzinski practices exclusively in the area of Family Law and Matrimonial Law, both on the trial and appellate court levels. 

Nicholaus J. Dilly

Partner

Partner

Nicholaus J. Dilly

"Ultimately, most divorce cases settle," Nicholaus Dilly notes. "But the path to a resolution is never the same."

Andrew M. Engle

Partner

Partner

Andrew M. Engle

Andrew Engle practices family law with a positive approach to helping his clients. "Although in most of our cases, people are experiencing varying levels of personal turmoil...

Kyle F. Fraccaro

Partner

Partner

Kyle F. Fraccaro

When asked about the intangible rewards of his practice, Kyle Fraccaro mentions an e-mail he received from one of his partners at Davis Friedman, which still stands out in his mind...

Joshua T. Friedman

Partner

Partner

Joshua T. Friedman

"As a divorce lawyer, I look first at my clients' needs and family values before I get into the financial legalities of their case," says Josh Friedman. "A divorce case is a legal business resolution...

Greer Goldberg

Associate

Associate

Greer Goldberg

Greer Goldberg brings to her family law practice two vital perspectives: a sensitivity to psychology and an understanding of the complexity of business law.

David M. Goldman

Partner

Partner

David M. Goldman

David Goldman is a seasoned negotiator and trial attorney with over 36 years of family law experience. His extensive experience and fierce work ethic allow him to achieve the best results while meeting his client’s priorities.

Heather Hurst

Partner

Partner

Heather Hurst

Heather Hurst is a born litigator who is passionate about her courtroom work. She began her career as a Cook County State's Attorney where she regularly represented the Illinois Attorney General’s ...

Pamela J. Hutul

Partner

Partner

Pamela J. Hutul

Pamela Hutul has years of experience in multimillion-dollar disputes, representing many of Chicago's elite business leaders and families with multi-generational wealth.

Timothy Jasper

Partner

Partner

Timothy Jasper

Tim Jasper's aspiration in life is simple: He just wants to be the best divorce attorney in the City of Chicago. Actually achieving that goal is, suffice it to say, considerably more complicated and challenging

Dorene Marcus

Partner

Partner

Dorene Marcus

As a certified mediator and an experienced litigator, Dorene Marcus employs a full spectrum of legal talents, all of which she believes are rooted in her early professional experience.

Doris Schumacher McMorrow

Partner

Partner

Doris Schumacher McMorrow

Doris Schumacher McMorrow begins every divorce case by thinking it through to a realistic conclusion. "I help my clients visualize an end result, seeing alternatives and the best ways to get there,"

Bernadette McNicholas

Partner

Partner

Bernadette McNicholas

Bernadette founded her solo practice in 1987, initially representing clients in the areas of domestic relations, criminal defense, personal injury, probate, traffic, collections, partition suits, worker’s compensation cases and real estate closing. 

Benton H. Page

Partner

Partner

Benton H. Page

When Benton Page decided to practice matrimonial and family law, he realized the differences between this challenging field and other kinds of litigation and transaction: "It is never boring," he says.

James L. Rubens

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

James L. Rubens

"This is the most high-stakes kind of litigation there is," says James Rubens. Having represented individuals in divorces for more than 25 years, he says, "I have always been for the underdog...

Robert D. Segal

Partner

Partner

Robert D. Segal

"When managing the divorce process for my clients," states Robert Segal, "it is important to constantly bear in mind that the immediate and long-term goals of both parties involved are the same...

Vincent J. Stark

Partner

Partner

Vincent J. Stark

Vincent primarily represents clients in the State of Illinois, however, he has represented clients in need of his skills outside the State of Illinois.

Errol Zavett

Senior Counsel

Senior Counsel

Errol Zavett

With a legal practice spanning a half century, Errol Zavett has earned the esteem of the family law community both in Illinois and nationally.

Grazia M. Zorub

Associate

Associate

Grazia M. Zorub

Listening is often an underrated skill. It underpins clear, candid communication which can lead to a client sharing information that often makes a difference in the outcome of the case.

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