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Mr.. Mohr is the senior partner of Mohr & Vaclavek, P.C., whose practice is limited to matrimonial and family law at the trial court and appellate levels. He has extensive experience in contested and uncontested dissolution of marriage matters, including issues dealing with custody and children's concerns, paternity, domestic violence, post-divorce modification and enforcement, and ante-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. He has extensive experience with cases involving complex tax, financial strategies, and business valuation issues. He is certified by the Circuit Court of the 22nd Judicial Circuit for appointment as a child's representative and attorney for children. He practices primarily in McHenry, Kane, and Lake counties.
Notable Cases and Results:
Mr. Mohr declines to list case names in which he has been involved, to maintain the confidentiality of his clients.
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1971
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1971
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Agent, 1971
Supreme Court of the United States, 1982
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Attorney 1983
Hourly Rate: $360/hour
Retainer: Varies by case.
Date of Birth: 1942
Law School: University of Florida College of Law,J.D., 1968
Undergraduate School: Iowa State University, B.S., engineering, 1965
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Dean's List
Mohr & Vaclavek, P.C. (and predecessors), 1972-present, senior partner
Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione (successor of Hume, Clement, Hume & Lee), 1970-1972, patent attorney
United States Trademark Office, 1968-1970, patent attorney-examiner
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Chairman, McHenry County Bar Association Mediation Committee, 1992
Co-Chair, McHenry County Mediation Training Committee, 1992
Chairman, Formation Committee to establish Family Law Section of McHenry County Bar, 1992
Selected as member of Who's Who in American Law, 1984
Vice-Chair First Chapter of Family Law Section of McHenry County Bar, 1993
Member of American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, McHenry County Bar Association
McHenry County College and other county education facilities
City of McHenry Jaycees
Vice president, 1975
Federal drug abuse education program
Past regional chair, 1977
Presenter to various elder associations on estate planning
McHenry Savings Bank, McHenry, Illinois.
Board of Directors, 2011 to the present.
Briarwood Office Center II Condominium Association, Algonquin, Illinois.
Board of Directors, 2012 to the present.
President, 2012 to the present.
Briarwood Office Center Master Condominium Association, Algonquin, Illinois.
Board of Directors, 2012 to the present.
Published Legal Writing:
Occasional contributor of articles to H. Joseph Gitlin.
Numerous presentations from 1992:
McHenry County Bar Association and Lake County Bar Association
"Attorney Fees-Legal Elements & Presentation of Petitions for Attorney Fees," 1992
"Attorney Fees-Recent Case Law Developments," 1994
"Legal Ethics Beyond Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduc," 1997
"Child Advocacy Training-19th Judicial Circuit-Scope and Elements of Representing a Child pursuant to "506 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act," 1999
"Admissible Evidence and Fundamentals in Trial Practice," 2000
All members of Mohr & Vaclavek, P.C., are devoted exclusively to matrimonial law. All attorneys of the firm strive to give each of the firm's clients the individual attention each client requires and deserves. Mohr & Vaclavek, P.C., represents many individuals whose cases involve the distribution of multi-million-dollar holdings and require sophisticated financial expertise. The firm is known for its success in resolving difficult custody and visitation matters. Although Mohr & Vaclavek, P.C., attorneys are aggressive advocates and highly regarded litigators, the firm is equally skilled at negotiating and drafting prosperous settlements. While the circumstances of each case determine which course is taken, regardless of the method chosen, the goal remains the same: to secure the best possible resolution for the client.
Additional Office Locations:
Briarwood Office Complex
1485 Commerce Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
Ph (847) 658-9100 Fax (847) 658-9199
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