Debra J. Braselton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oakbrook Terrace, IL

The Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C.
 | One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 801
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: 630-261-1222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

At The Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C., located in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, Debra J. Braselton focuses exclusively on the practice of matrimonial and family law. Representing clients in DuPage, Cook and Kane counties, she handles divorce, child custody and visitation, mediation, guardianship, adoption, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreement matters. Ms. Braselton has an impressive track record for out-of-court settlements, successfully negotiating more than 90 percent of her divorce cases without litigation. Highly regarded by her peers, she has received a 10 "Superb" rating from Avvo.

Ms. Braselton graduated from Rush University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1984, after which she earned her Master of Science in maternal and child nursing in 1986. While in school, she was a member of the nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International. After working as a certified nurse midwife at a large Chicago hospital, she went on to attend Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1994. Admitted to practice in Illinois in 1994, Ms. Braselton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ms. Braselton is a Certified Child Representative in the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in DuPage County, and she sits on the Children's Advocacy Committee and the Family Law and Practice Committee of the DuPage County Bar Association. She has taken leadership roles in her professional community as panel chair of the Hearing Board of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois, and as a former officer and executive board member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017

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About Debra Braselton

Admitted: 1994, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.family-law-illinois.com/profile.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Sigma Theta Tau

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 18th Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, IL, Guardian ad Litem
  • Certified Nurse Midwife, American College of Nurse Midwives
  • Family Law Arbitrator
  • Guardian ad Litem; Mediator; Parent Coordinator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 2000
  • Illinois, 1994
  • Member, Dupage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee, Family Law Committee, Alternative DIspute Resolution Committee, Estate and Probate Committee
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Officer and Executive Board Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, 2005 - 2008
  • Chairperson, Hearing Board, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
  • Chicago Area Families for Adoption
  • Past member, American College of Nurse Midwives, Professional Liability Committee
  • Past member, American College of Nurse Midwives, Committee on Political & Economic Affairs
  • Member, Dupage County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 2000
  • State of Illinois, Registered Professional Nurse
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairperson, Village of Hinsdale Zoning Board of Appeals, 2009
  • Chairperson of Hearing Panel, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, 2005

Educational Background:

  • Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, B.S. in Nursing with Cum Laude, 1984
  • Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, M.S. in Maternal Child Nursing, 1986
Office Location for Debra J. Braselton

One Oakbrook Terrace
Suite 801
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Phone: 630-261-1222

 

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Last Updated: 10/7/2016

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