Joy M. Feinberg

Joy M. Feinberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

Boyle Feinberg Sharma, P.C.
 | 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 3440
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-376-8860
Fax: 312-291-9336
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Ms. Feinberg represents business owners, entrepreneurs, highly compensated executives, professionals in all fields, athletes, or their spouse in complex divorce cases having business or other valuation issues as well as custody and child-related problems. 

Certificates and Credentials

About Joy Feinberg

Admitted: 1977, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Excellence in Family Law, Samuel S. Berger Award, AAML, 2008
  • Excellence in education in the field of Family Law, Michael S. Cohen Award, IICLE/AAML, 2006
  • Named as one of the TOP 20 Chicago Divorce Lawyers, North Shore Magazine, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Secretary - USA Chapter, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2009
  • Co-Chair - Custody Committee, Family Law Section, American Bar Association, 1998
  • Member - Advocate Board of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association; Editor of the Business Valuation Issue, Winter 2002; Editor of the Pension Issue, Fall, 2001; Editor of the Custody Issue, Fall, 2009., 1998
  • President - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation, 1997
  • Chair - Family Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association, 1994
  • Chair - National Examination Committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1994
  • Member - Board of Directors, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1988

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • This Divorce Taxation Chapter covers the issues of taxability and deductibility of maintenance (alimony) payments; child related tax issues; tax ramifications on the division of assets, including the marital home; pensions; executive compensation; and other assets., Author, Basic Divorce Taxation, IICLE, 2011
  • Author - Chapter on Expert Witnesses and Psychological Testing in Custody Cases, Illinois Child Custody Law, Author, Expert Witnesses, IICLE, 2010
  • Author - Chapter on Child Custody, IICLE, Author, Child Custody, IICLE, 2009
  • Direct Examination of the Business Valuation Expert, Author, Paper, ABA Family Law Section, 2002
  • Egelhoff:  Sizing up the Pension Pot; the Supreme Court Speaks, Author, Article, ABA Family Law Section, 2001


  • Received a $1,500,000 award in a bench trial against the father and paternal grandparents who kidnapped and detained the child from the mother awarded custody in a creative use of a tort action.  Result:  Child was returned after 4 years from Costa Rica to Chicago and the custody of his mother., 1985

Representative Clients:

  • business owners; entrepreneurs; highly compensated executives; professionals in all fields; athletes; entertainers or their spouse.
Office Location for Joy M. Feinberg

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 3440
Chicago, IL 60602

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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