Overcoming Sunday Night Disease

As a young lawyer I struggled with something I called “Sunday night disease.” Sunday night disease was my euphemism for the anxiety I felt anticipating the upcoming week. I know I was not alone. When a friend of mine became a Judge, I congratulated him and he told me...

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Steven Peskind has been invited to join the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The International Academy is a worldwide association of practicing lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their...

My best tech move ever!

Two years ago I discovered an application called Slack (shout out to Lee Rosen for exposing me to it). Slack is a platform that connects teams working on any projects, including lawsuits. Launched in 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application in history. Basically Slack allows lawyers, their staff (and potentially clients) to all communicate regarding the case on a Facebook like channel dedicated to a particular matter.

Best Lawyers

Steven N. Peskind has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the practice area of Family Law. This is Mr. Peskind’s 5th consecutive year being chosen for this honor. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most...

Annual Divorce Conference

Melissa Rister recently attended the annual conference for Divorce professionals sponsored by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, in Orlando, Florida. The conference was attended by people from all over the US and Canada. Attendees represented a variety of...

Family Law Trial Institute

Edward Milas recently attended the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The Institute is the preeminent family law trial skills course in the nation. The  faculty of the Institute include some of the finest divorce trial lawyers in the country. It...

Steven Peskind’s Fifth Publication

Steven Peskind has published his fifth family law book: “A Practitioners Guide to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and the Illinois Parentage Act.” This book is a practical reference for lawyers and judges, designed to clarify recent...