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   3William G. Clark Jr.Chicago(312) 329-0830wgclarklaw@wgclarklaw.comwgclarklaw@wgclarklaw.comWilliam G. Clark Jr & Associates Ltdwww.wgclarklaw.comwww.wgclarklaw.comclarkwilliamg.jpgFamily LawCustody/Visitation/SupportSpousal SupportPost Divorce LitigationPre-Nuptial Agreements
William G. Clark
William G. Clark Jr & Associates Ltd
221 N LaSalle St Ste 1550
Chicago IL 60601
Ph.(312) 329-0830 Fx.(312) 329-1830
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Family Law    Custody/Visitation/Support
    Spousal Support
    Post Divorce Litigation
    Pre-Nuptial Agreements
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Clark is the founder and president of William G. Clark, Jr. & Associates, Ltd., a matrimonial law firm in existence since 1982. He has almost 30 of experience and devotes his practice to cases involving divorce litigation, spousal support, custody, visitation, child support, removal, pre-nuptial agreements, post divorce litigation, and parentage issues. Mr. Clark is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation.

Mr. Clark is a member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and DuPage County Bar Association.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Reported Cases in the Illinois Supreme Court:
Curtis v. Cook County, 98 Ill. 2d 158; 456 N. E. 2d 116; Goldberg v. Johnson, 117 Ill. 2d 493; 512 N. E. 2d 1262

Bilyk v. Chicago Transit Authority, 125 Ill. 2d 230; 531 N. E. 2d 1

People ex rel. Fahner v. American Tel. & Tel. Co. , 86 Ill. 2d 479; 427 N. E. 2d 1226

Illinois Bell Telephone Co. v. Allphin, 93 Ill. 2d 241; 443 N. E. 2d 580.

Reported Cases in the Illinois Appellate Court:
Searcy v. Chicago Transit Authority, 146 Ill. App. 3d 779; 497 N. E. 2d 410

Murphy v. Chicago Transit Authority, 191 Ill. App. 3d 918; 548 N. E. 2d 403

One Way Liquors, Inc. v. Byrne, 105 Ill. App. 3d 856; 435 N. E. 2d 144

People v. Hueber, 131 Ill. App. 3d 163; 475 N. E. 2d 599

Chicago Transit Authority v. Yellow Cab Co. , 123 Ill. App. 3d 764; 463 N. E. 2d 738

Ehredt v. Forest Hospital, 142 Ill. App. 3d 1009; 494 N. E. 2d 532

Hallmark Insurance Co. v. Chicago Transit Authority, 179 Ill. App. 3d 260; 534 N. E. 2d 501

Washington v. Chicago Transit Authority, 179 Ill. App. 3d 113; 534 N. E. 2d 423

Harris Trust and Savings Bank v. Ali, 100 Ill. App. 3d 1; 425 N. E. 2d 1359

Curtis v. Cook County, 109 Ill. App. 3d 400; 440 N. E. 2d 942

Illinois Bell Telephone Company v. Allphin, 95 Ill. App. 3d 115; 419 N. E. 2d 1188

In re the Marriage of Wardell, 149 Ill. App. 3d 537; 500 N. E. 2d 960

In re the Marriage of Reiman, 178 Ill. App. 3d 299; 533 N. E. 2d 104

In re the Marriage of Delk, 281 Ill. App. 3d 303; 666 N. E. 2d 683; In re the Marriage of Lucht, 299 Ill. App. 3d 541; 701 N. E. 2d 267

Reported Cases at the Trial Court Level:
In re the Marriage of Schauer, (Illinois Trial Court Divorce Digest, Vol. 3, Number 12, December 1988)

In re the Marriage of Landau, (Illinois Trial Court Divorce Digest, Vol. 3, Number 4, April 1988)

In re the Marriage of Blue, (Illinois Trial Court Digest, Vol. 3, Number 11, November 1988)

In re the Marriage of Eytan, (Illinois Trial Court Digest, Vol. 2, Number 2, February 1987)

In re the Marriage of Frick, (Illinois Trial Court Digest, Vol. 7, Number 2, February 1991)

Bar Admissions:  
Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1982
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1988
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1978
Illinois, 1977

Hourly Rate:  $251-$300 and $301-$400/hour

Retainer:  Varies by case.

Year of Birth:  1949

Law School:  DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1976

Undergraduate School:  Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., 1971

Representative Clients:  
Mr. Clark and his firm have represented clients from all walks of life including doctors, business owners, judges, CEO's, lawyers, spouses of sports figures, political figures, firemen, policemen, teachers, housewives and various other professionals.

Employment History:  
William G. Clark, Jr. & Associates, Ltd., president, 11/1/82 to present
Dore & Clark, Ltd., 10/1/80 to 10/31/82
Dore & O'Toole, Ltd. a/k/a Kluczynski, Dore & O'Toole, 8/1/77 to 10/1/80
St. Benedict High School, teacher, 1972 to 1977
Marist High School, teacher, 1971 to 1972

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Chicago Bar Association
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Celtic Lawyers of Chicago
  President, 1999
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Catholic Lawyers Guild

Community Involvement:  
  • Volunteer, Chicago Bar Association In Court Lawyer Referral Program, 1979 to 1981
  • Volunteer Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, United Charities of Chicago, 1979 to present
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Distinguished Service Award for pro bono work involving Family Law , December 2002

Published Legal Writing:  
Author of introduction to "Suggested Guidelines for Supervised Visitation," 74 Ill. Bar Jour. 224; September 1989

Legal Lectures:  
"The Trial of A Divorce Case," Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee

"Effective Use of Experts in Matrimonial Cases," Illinois Institute for Continuing Education, December 1998

"Special Circumstances Involving Child Support and Maintenance," Chicago Bar Association, October 1993

Firm Description:  
William G. Clark, Jr. & Associates, Ltd. consists of Mr. Clark and John S. Clark. Both attorneys, along with their dedicated staff, provide hands on involvement in all aspects of a client's case and are consistently accessible for client needs.

Public parking located to the South on LaSalle Street, also at Kinzie & Wells - block away.

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