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Alexandra C. Brinkmeier

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C.
180 N Stetson Ave, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-408-7000
Fax: 312-819-4001
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2016
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alexandra C. Brinkmeier is an associate with the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C., which has offices located in Chicago, Skokie and Highland Park, Illinois. A top-ranked lawyer with five years of total legal experience, Ms. Brinkmeier devotes her practice solely to family law, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Chicago metro and surrounding suburbs who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

An outstanding and talented family law attorney, Ms. Brinkmeier has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients as well as her unwavering resolve at helping them obtain their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. 

At all turns, she delivers the highly personalized counsel her clients need to make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, property division, and all other related matters, and she has proven herself an impassioned advocate for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom. Honored for her remarkable professionalism and service, she has earned consistent recognition as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in her region. 

A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University with a degree in psychology, Ms. Brinkmeier began her legal career in 2016 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law and her license to practice from the Illinois State Bar. While pursuing her legal degree, she served as president of the Kent Justice Foundation as well as board member of the Student Bar Association and the Child and Family Law Society. She also holds her certification as a mediator from the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution.

Ms. Brinkmeier is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago and DuPage County Bar Associations, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Alexandra C. Brinkmeier

First Admitted: 2016, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • , Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2018 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois, 2016
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of the Child & Family Law Society

Educational Background

  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
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Office Location for Alexandra C. Brinkmeier

180 N Stetson Ave
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-408-7000

Fax: 312-819-4001

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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