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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Northbrook, IL

Burton F. Grant
Grant and Grant, Professional Corporation
707 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 600
Northbrook, IL 60062
T:Work 312-641-3600
F: Fax847-433-5264
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1962
Education: DePaul University College of Law
Practice Areas: Family Law
Industry Groups: Collaborative Family Law, Family Law


Burton F. Grant, a highly experienced matrimonial trial lawyer, has lectured and written extensively on Illinois family law. NorthShore magazine named him one of 20 top divorce attorneys. Mr. Grant has represented judges, attorneys, medical and other professionals, elected public officials, prominent business entrepreneurs, homemakers, and clients of great diversity in their domestic relations litigation. Mr. Grant taught family law at DePaul College of Law, and is the recipient of many bar association honors for his contributions to family law education. He practices with his wife, Joan C. Grant. They are a unique husband and wife team, highly recognized in all phases of matrimonial law, providing an individualized approach to their clients' needs. PRACTICE AREAS INCLUDE: Family Law; Divorce; Appellate Practice; Divorce Taxation; Marital Property Distribution; Marital Property Settlements; Matrimonial Law; Paternity; Premarital Agreements; Spousal Support; Child Custody; Child Support; Postnuptial Agreements; Post Divorce Modification; Complex Litigation; Collaborative Family Law.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014

About Burton Grant

Admitted: 1962, Illinois

Professional Webpage: Info/Lawyers/920225.aspx

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Collaborative Family Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Memberships: Chicago (Chair, Fees and Ethics Sub-Committee of Matrimonial Committee, 1992-1994), North Suburban (Board of Managers, 1994-2014) and Illinois State Bar Associations; Former Member American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow; Member, Admissions Committee, 1993-2013). Fifty year member of American Bar Association through 2012.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author of IILCE Family Law Chapter and Updates, "Motion Practice Before Trial"

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Peer rated in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as AV Preeminent Attorney (those who have achieved the Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards) for over 40 consecutive years.  Selected in 2015 by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel as a Member of the Nation's Top One Percent of attorneys.  Listed in Law and Leading Attorneys, 1996-. Named to the "Super Lawyers", list 2006-2014. Author: "IICLE, Family Law-Motion Practice," DePaul Law Review. Instructor, Family Law, DePaul College of Law, 1978-1984. Listed as top 5% of attorneys by Best Attorneys Network in 2005; Selected by peers as Leading Lawyer in Family Law by Leading Lawyers Network; Top 20 Divorce Lawyers by Northshore Magazine.

Educational Background:

  • DePaul University, J.D., 1962; John Marshall Law School, LL.M., 1965, DePaul University, B.A., 1959
Last Updated: 6/30/2015
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