Lance R. Minor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Office of Lance R. Minor LTD
120 North LaSalle Street, 20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 773-469-1520
Fax: 312-268-7029
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Family Law (60%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Civil Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lance R. Minor is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Lance R. Minor, Ltd., in Chicago, Illinois. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 22 years of total legal experience, Mr. Minor provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Chicago metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Civil litigation

Through his family law practice, Mr. Minor has achieved remarkable success helping his clients make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, alimony, property division, and all other related matters, and he has gained a reputation for doing whatever is necessary to help his clients achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Through his civil litigation practice, he routinely represents the rights and interests of business owners and others with their complex legal challenges involving contract disputes, insurance coverage, employment contract issues, commercial and residential mortgage foreclosures, bankruptcies, will contests, and other areas.

Mr. Minor has extensive trial experience along with appellate and arbitration experience, and he always pursues the most effective strategy possible that makes the most sense for his clients while keeping an unwavering focus on their needs and goals.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Minor has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he has received designation as among the top 5% of attorneys in Illinois. He has also received excellent client ratings as well as many testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

Mr. Minor graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1993 with degrees in accounting and political science. He then attended the Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1998. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois and the Northern District of Indiana as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Family Law
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012

About Lance R. Minor

Admitted: 1998

Professional Webpage:


  • Health Cost Controls, Inc. v. Sevilla, 365 Ill. App. 3d 795, 850 N.E.2d 851 (1st Dist. 2006)
  • Primax Recoveries, Inc. v. Atherton, 365 Ill. App. 3d 1007, 851 N.E.2d 639 (5th Dist. 2006)
  • Pavement Maintenance, Inc. v. Haughey (In re Haughey), 2005 Bankr. LEXIS 2200 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2005)
  • Canadian Pac. Ry. Co. v. Williams-Hayward Protective Coatings, Inc., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6518 (N.D. Ill. 2003)
  • United States ex rel. Thorleif Larsen & Sons, Inc. v. United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12623 (N.D. Ind. 2005)
  • White v. Humana Health Plan, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32263 (N.D. Ill. 2007)
  • Caterpillar, Inc. v. Wilhelm, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92620 (C.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Mayer v. Hawkins, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94524 (C.D. Ill. 2009)


  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2012, Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern Districts of Illinois
  • Illinois, 1998
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Office Location for Lance R. Minor

120 North LaSalle Street
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 773-469-1520

Fax: 312-268-7029

Last Updated: 3/26/2021

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