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   3Ilene Beth GoldsteinBannockburn(847) 317-9500igoldstein@kgwlaw.comigoldstein@kgwlaw.comKatz Goldstein & Warrenwww.kgwlaw.comwww.kgwlaw.comgoldsteinilene.jpgFamily LawComplex Financial IssuesBusiness and Real Estate ValuationsInvestments, Securities & Stock OptionsChild CustodyMaintenance & Child Support
Ilene Beth
Katz Goldstein & Warren
2345 Waukegan Rd Ste 150
Bannockburn IL 60015-1552
Ph.(847) 317-9500 Fx.(847) 317-0286
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Family Law    Complex Financial Issues
    Business and Real Estate Valuations
    Investments, Securities & Stock Options
    Child Custody
    Maintenance & Child Support
Advisory Board Member
County:  Lake
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Ms. Goldstein has concentrated her practice in the area of matrimonial law since 1987. Her experience includes trials and settlement negotiations involving various issues. She has handled cases involving tracing of assets over long periods of time, business valuation, real estate valuation, pension and other defined benefit plan valuation, investments, securities and stock options, tax ramifications and other financial interests. During her 24 years of practice, Ms. Goldstein has tried and settled numerous financial and custody cases involving visitation and psychological issues on behalf of both husbands and wives The court has appointed her to represent children's interests. She has pursued and defended claims of maintenance, child support, college expenses and the other related issues. She has negotiated prenuptial agreements and has litigated and settled issues involving the validity of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She also is an arbitrator for the 19th Judicial Circuit, Lake County.

Ms. Goldstein was named one of the top 50 female super lawyers as published in Chicago Magazine and polled by a blue ribbon panel established by Law & Politics Magazine. Her peers have recognized her as being in the top 5% of attorneys in the field of domestic relations in Illinois every year from 2003 to the present, and she has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Magazine in its 2005 edition and every year thereafter to the present. She frequently lectures in the field of domestic relations, i.e., business valuation, developing case law, chld support, maintenance, and trends.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1985

Retainer:  Varies upon case.

Year of Birth:  1960

Law School:  Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1985
Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, 1982

Employment History:  
Katz, Goldstein & Warren
  Founding principal, 1998
Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck
  Partner, 1993 to 1998
  Associate, 1987 to 1993

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Lake County Association of Women Attorneys

Awards, Honors, Distinctions:
Has been named of the Top 50 female attorneys by a blue ribbon panel nominating Super Lawyers in Illinois
Illinois Family Law Super Lawyer
Illinois Leading Lawyers

Community Involvement:  
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) in Lake County
  Board of directors

Published Legal Writing:  
"Distinctions Between Marital and Non-Marital Property," co-author, chapter 19, and "Marital Property Valuations," chapter 21, 1995 edition of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook

Legal Lectures:  
Lecturer on various topics in the field of matrimonial law for many organizations, including Illinois Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), the National Business Institute, and the Lilac Tree.

Firm Description:  
Ilene B. Goldstein is a principal in the firm of Katz, Goldstein & Warren, a law firm concentrating its practice in the field of matrimonial law. The three founding principals of the firm had extensive experience practicing matrimonial law together before founding the firm in 1998 and have been successfully representing the interests of clients for approximately 20 years. Katz, Goldstein & Warren, which has represented clients in matrimonial cases in Cook, Lake and McHenry counties, has established an excellent reputation for delivering superior personalized legal services in a timely manner with a dedication to providing the highest quality legal services. The firm understands that the circumstances of each client are always unique and they are treated with the utmost confidentiality and respect. The members of the firm focus their collective efforts on creative and thoughtful problem solving to meet the needs of their clients. Communication is a high priority with their clients. The firm is sensitive to the emotional stress and rigors of family discord, and is experienced in handling difficult and traumatic events that occur within the family, without losing sight of the impact upon their clients and their children. Katz, Goldstein & Warren provides a variety of legal services, both in and out of court, designed entirely to meet the needs of its clients.

Practice Group Description:  
Katz, Goldstein & Warren's services include litigation, settlement negotiation, custody and visitation, prenuptial agreements, tax analysis, financial discovery and analysis, mediation, and collaborative law.

Parking:  Available.
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