A principal of Fischel & Kahn, Ltd., one of the oldest law firms in Chicago, Illinois, David W. Inlander dedicates the majority of his practice to general civil litigation and complex family law matters, offering thorough and compassionate representation to individual and business clients throughout Chicago and its surrounding communities. Mr. Inlander draws from his rich litigation background stretching back for four decades and spanning practice areas as diverse as trust and probate law, professional liability and chancery court matters. He has successfully mediated numerous matters and has resolved matrimonial and business disputes through cooperative, collaborative, and mediation approaches.
Mr. Inlander obtained his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served as a note and comment editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal prior to graduating with honors in 1975. Admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, he has spent his entire career with the firm. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Inlander has been honored with an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" rating peer-review rating through Avvo. He has also been included in the Leading Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America 2016 list of the top family law and litigation attorneys practicing in Illinois.
In addition to being a highly regarded lecturer at Chicago-area CLE events and the author of several articles for publications of the Bench and Bar Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, Mr. Inlander is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee, a position that has granted him the privilege of holding three private audiences with Pope Francis. As Chair of AJC's Interreligious Affairs Commission, he recently participated as a speaker in the Interreligious Observance in memory of Cardinal George. He is also an active participant in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
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