Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.

Top rated Family Law attorney in Barrington, Illinois

Buttitta Law Group, LLC
Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.
Buttitta Law Group, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2010

Education: Valparaiso University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

Buttitta Law Group, LLC

117 South Cook Street
2nd Floor
Barrington, IL 60010 Visit website


Handling both criminal and civil litigation matters, Dominic J. Buttitta Jr. is the founder and managing attorney of the Buttitta Law Group, LLC. He is passionate about serving people throughout Illinois in cases ranging from criminal/DUI charges to family law issues. While he always strives to reach the best possible outcome, he is an honest attorney who manages his clients’ expectations and avoids sugar-coating the truth.

A former prosecutor, Mr. Buttitta has extensive experience in the courtroom. He is admitted to practice before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In both state and federal courts, he has tried more than 50 cases to verdict. Outside trial, Mr. Buttitta is an exceptional negotiator. He understands that avoiding litigation is often the best approach to finding a solution for issues such as divorce or property distribution.

Mr. Buttitta is trained in both the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s field sobriety testing and DWI detection. He knows how to uncover illegal searches, faulty evidence and law enforcement error in order to secure case dismissals and dropped charges.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Buttitta has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in finance from Miami University, Mr. Buttitta went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration from Dominican University. He also holds a Juris Doctor from the Valparaiso University Law School.

Mr. Buttitta is a member of The Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, and McHenry County Bar Association.

Practice areas

Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Assault & Battery, Child Support, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, DUI/DWI, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Father's Rights, Felony, Marital Property, Misdemeanor, Murder, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 50% Family Law
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 2010, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Bar of the Illinois Supreme Court
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • Bar of the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois State Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Northwest Executive Club of Chicago
Educational Background:
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, B.S., Major: Finance
  • Dominican University, M.B.A.

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Dominic is an excellent lawyer. He is the first lawyer I call when I have a conflict. I unreservedly recommend him as counsel. He has the capacity to handle complex financial matters. He has an excellent legal mind and is the height of discretion. He embodies a super lawyer.”

“Outstanding lawyer and colleague. I couldn't think of a better person to nominate. Former states attorney in McHenry County and now runs his own very successful practice. All around great character and great lawyer.”

“Dominic is an excellent lawyer. His depth of knowledge on both civil and criminal matters is incredible. He is practical and always true to his word.”

“Excellent lawyer with a lot of integrity and great experience to boot. ”

“An all-around great attorney who is smart and compassionate.”

“Outstanding lawyer with great ethics.”

Office location for Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.

117 South Cook Street
2nd Floor
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-382-4000


3 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

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