Leslie S. Arenson

Leslie S. Arenson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP
 | 200 North LaSalle Street, 30th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-609-5549
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

The issues that arise in family law matters are often complex and sensitive, and each case brings unique circumstances and obstacles.  Ms. Arenson believes trust and communication with her clients are essential to achieve success and finality.  She utilizes a straightforward, no-nonsense approach and works closely with her clients to resolve their cases.  Ms. Arenson cares very much for her clients and their children, and patiently explains each possible course of action so her clients make the right decision for their families.”  Ms. Arenson is well respected by her peers and has earned a reputation as a hardworking, tough litigator.  With comprehensive preparation, Ms. Arenson secures favorable results for her clients through negotiation and, when necessary, contested litigation.

Ms. Arenson has dedicated her career exclusively to family law, representing business owners, executives, professional athletes, entertainers and their spouses.  Ms. Arenson concentrates in all areas of family law, including issues of child custody and visitation, child support, maintenance, property division, complex financial matters, tax consequences, pre and post nuptial agreements, restraining orders and orders of protection.
Ms. Arenson received her Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School after receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University.  She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.  Ms. Arenson studied advanced international family law and international procedure, and has participated in high profile international child abduction cases. 

Ms. Arenson was selected as a Rising Star by her peers in the legal community. Ms. Arenson has lectured on current issues in the field of family law.  She is committed to giving back to the community.  Ms. Arenson was previously a volunteer attorney at the Legal Aid Bureau helping to represent domestic violence victims.  She is an annual participant in the Chicago’s Shamrock Shuffle, completed the Chicago Spring Half Marathon, and regularly participates in other athletic activities.

About Leslie Arenson

Admitted: 2007, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.sdflaw.com/attorneys/larenson/

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015-2016, Leading Lawyers - Emerging Lawyer
  • 2015-2016, Best Lawyers in America

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  •  , Maintaining Maintenance: When is an Ex-Spouse Safe from a Maintenance Increase?, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, 2004
Office Location for Leslie S. Arenson

200 North LaSalle Street
30th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601


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Last Updated: 9/19/2017

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