Roger W. Stelk

Top rated Family Law attorney in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Law Office of Roger W. Stelk
Roger W. Stelk
Law Office of Roger W. Stelk

Practice Areas: Family Law, Real Estate, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1987

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Law Office of Roger W. Stelk

4256 N Arlington Heights Rd
Suite 203
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Visit website


Attorney Roger W. Stelk founded his Arlington Heights law firm, the Law Office of Roger W. Stelk, in 1995. Over the past 30-plus years, Mr. Stelk has earned a reputation as one of the Chicago area's leading family law attorneys. It is the combination of his excellent reputation and his long record of success that leads clients from throughout northeastern Illinois to his firm for assistance with a variety of family law matters, including:

• Divorce, including high-asset divorce
• Property and debt division
• Spousal maintenance
• Child support
• Child custody and visitation
• Paternity
• Parental relocations
• Post-decree modifications

Mr. Stelk began his legal career in 1987 after earning his law degree from The John Marshall Law School and his approval to practice law in the state of Illinois. Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Stelk gained valuable experience as an associate at Chicago-area firms. Since founding his firm, he has served as an arbitrator for Lake and Cook counties and as a court facilitator for Cook County.

Over the course of Mr. Stelk's long career, he has not only built an outstanding reputation, but he has also earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. He has a "Superb" Avvo rating, and he is a recipient of Avvo's Clients' Choice award. In addition, he has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Attorney Stelk is the author of a number of legal guides and an active member of the legal community. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law, Real Estate: Consumer, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Estate Planning, Paternity, Probate & Estate Administration

  • 60% Family Law
  • 30% Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 1987, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Attorney Agent, Chicago Title
  • McHenry County Bar Association 
  • Attorney Agent, Land National Title
  • Attorney Agent, Citywide Title 
  • Attorney Agent, First American Title
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Attorney Agent, Proper Title
  • State of Illinois
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Arbitrator, Lake County Mandatory Arbitration Program
  • Attorney Agent, Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund
  • Attorney Agent, Starck Title Services
  • Northwest Suburan Bar Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Arbitrator, Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program
  • Parentage Courtroom Facilitator, Cook County, Third District
  • Attorney Agent, Old Republic Title
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Domestic Relations Courtroom Facilitator, Cook County, Third District
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1983, 1983
  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, J.D., 1987
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2021
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2020
  • , Top Rated Lawyer, Avvo, 2020
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2019
  • Top Contributor - Divorce, Avvo, 2014
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2016
  • Top-Rated Lawyer, Avvo, 2018
  • Top Contributor, Avvo, 2015
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2017
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2018
  • Client's Choice - Divorce, Avvo, 2012
  • Super Lawyers - Family Law, 2015
  • Top-Rated Lawyer, Avvo, 2017

Office location for Roger W. Stelk

4256 N Arlington Heights Rd
Suite 203
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Phone: 847-506-7330


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

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