Mr. Peskind recently attended a seminar on the Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln

Steven N. Peskind recently attended a day-long seminar in Metamora, Illinois discussing the law practice of Abraham Lincoln.  In 1857, Abraham Lincoln was the defense attorney for Melissa Goings, who was charged with the murder of her husband, Roswell Goings—a 77-year-old man with a reputation for heavy drinking and spousal abuse. The abuse led to a tragic ending when, according to Melissa, Roswell tried to … Continue reading Mr. Peskind recently attended a seminar on the Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln

Steven N. Peskind authored the USA-Illinois Chapter for the 3rd Edition of the ICLG – Family Law 2020

Steven N. Peskind authored the USA-Illinois Chapter for the 3rd Edition of the ICLG – Family Law 2020. The publication provides family law tutorials by authors from 25 countries. The book is a reference for multi-national corporations and their employees. Click here to read the full Illinois Chapter. This 3rd edition covers common issues in family law, including divorce, cohabitation, children, abduction, re-locations, cross-border issues, parental … Continue reading Steven N. Peskind authored the USA-Illinois Chapter for the 3rd Edition of the ICLG – Family Law 2020

Peskind Law Firm Sponsors Blood Drive hosted by Versiti

On Friday, August 9, 2019, Peskind Law Firm sponsored our first Blood Drive at the Kane County Judicial Center hosted by Versiti. It was a great turnout; making our goal of 20 units, potentially saving 57 lives! We want to thank everyone who made this event a success, and also to our 10 FIRST TIME DONORS! It was truly incredible to see everyone come together … Continue reading Peskind Law Firm Sponsors Blood Drive hosted by Versiti

Mr. Peskind Receives Prestigious Award: Best Lawyers in America©

Steven N. Peskind has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for the practice area of Family Law. This is Mr. Peskind’s 6th consecutive year being chosen for this award. “Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America© publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice … Continue reading Mr. Peskind Receives Prestigious Award: Best Lawyers in America©

Mr. Peskind recently taught lawyers trial skills at the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute

Steven Peskind recently taught lawyers trial skills at the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. The Institute is presented annually in Boulder, Colorado and is sponsored by the American Bar Association and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. The Institute is the preeminent family law trial advocacy training program in the nation. Family lawyers from around the country attend for instruction by top family lawyers, judges, … Continue reading Mr. Peskind recently taught lawyers trial skills at the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute

Mollie Peskind received the 2019 Kane County Bar Association Outstanding New Lawyer Award

We are pleased to announce, Attorney Mollie Peskind received the 2019 Kane County Bar Association Outstanding New Lawyer Award. “For those that know her, it is no surprise she won the New Lawyer Award. Mollie is quickly becoming a rising star in the legal community. It probably helps that she has a great mentor, Steve Peskind. But she has demonstrated that, on her own, she … Continue reading Mollie Peskind received the 2019 Kane County Bar Association Outstanding New Lawyer Award

Mr. Peskind Releases the Second Edition of “Divorce in Illinois: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect.”

Divorce law is complex, and each divorce case is different; there is not a single right answer to every question. Making things more complicated, divorce law is in a state of constant flux, with new laws passed regularly by the Illinois Legislature. With that said, we are happy to offer a resource for those contemplating or already going through divorce: the Second Edition of “Divorce … Continue reading Mr. Peskind Releases the Second Edition of “Divorce in Illinois: The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect.”

Mr. Peskind recently attended the annual meeting of the ACFTL

Mr. Peskind recently attended the annual meeting of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Peskind was named as a fellow of the College in 2016. Fellowship is extended to a select group of 100 of the top family law trial lawyers from across the United States. Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced family … Continue reading Mr. Peskind recently attended the annual meeting of the ACFTL

Mr. Peskind Speaks on the Effective Use of Trial Evidence

On January 18, 2019 Steven Peskind spoke at a seminar presented by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Illinois Institute of Legal Education. He presented at the Chicago-Kent College of Law with over 100 people in attendance. The seminar was also simulcast live. Mr. Peskind lectured on the effective use of trial evidence in an Illinois family law case. Mr. Peskind, the author … Continue reading Mr. Peskind Speaks on the Effective Use of Trial Evidence

Illinois CPA Society Family Law Conference

Steven N. Peskind and Melissa Rister from Peskind Law Firm recently presented at the Illinois CPA Society Family Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois.  Mr. Peskind helped organize the event and the Firm co-sponsored the conference. Topics discussed included: Illinois marital property law, business valuation, tax law developments, discovery and subpoenas, and divorce issues affecting small business owners. Mr. Peskind moderated the event and provided the attendees with … Continue reading Illinois CPA Society Family Law Conference