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Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Barrington, IL

Buttitta Law Group, LLC
117 South Cook Street, 2nd Floor
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone: 847-382-4000
Fax: 847-382-4003
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

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 drunk driving 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 McHenry County Bar Association and the Northwest Executive Club of Chicago.

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

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


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

About Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.

First Admitted: 2010, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

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.
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Office Location for Dominic J. Buttitta, Jr.

117 South Cook Street
2nd Floor
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-382-4000

Fax: 847-382-4003

Last Updated: 6/29/2022

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