Juli Gumina

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Naperville, IL

Sullivan Taylor, Gumina & Palmer, P.C.
 | 1250 E. Diehl Road, Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630-665-7676
Fax: 630-665-8630
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a shareholder with Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C., Juli Gumina focuses on a wide range of family law issues. Her areas of practice include divorce, child and spousal support, child custody and visitation, adoption, property division, paternity, prenuptial agreements and post-divorce modifications. She accepts clients throughout the counties of DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will and Cook, Illinois.

Ms. Gumina graduated cum laude in 1991 from Loyola University Chicago, where she majored in political science. She received her Juris Doctor in 1995 from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. While in law school, she was on the dean’s list and the Chicago-Kent Bar and Gavel Society. Today, she is admitted to practice law in Illinois as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Gumina is especially committed to helping clients resolve their disputes amicably and has extensive experience in collaborative law and mediation. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is certified in family and divorce mediation by the Center for Dispute Resolution at DePaul University College of Law. When necessary, Ms. Gumina is prepared to aggressively fight for her clients’ interests in court.

Understanding the importance of serving the legal community, Ms. Gumina has presented at numerous continuing legal education seminars on family law and divorce topics. She co-founded Serving Our Society, a community service and volunteering group for students, and is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the Will County Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Juli Gumina

Admitted: 1995, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.stglawfirm.com/attorneys/juli-a-gumina/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Kent Justice Foundation Summer Fellowship Recipient
  • Board of Directors Award (DCBA), 2001 - 2002
  • Track and Field, Midwestern Collegiate All Conference
  • Leading Lawyers, Family Law, 2016
  • Pro Bono Service Award, DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA), 2001 - 2002

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Family and Divorce Mediation, DePaul University Center for Dispute Resolution, 2006
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  •  Member, Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Member, DuPage Association of Women Lawyers (DAWL)
  • Child's Representative, DuPage County Bar Association
  • Committee Chair, Young Lawyer's Monthly Social Gatherings, 2001 - 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1995
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Chair, Legal Aid Committee, DuPage County Bar Association, 2001 - 2002
  •  Member, Family Law Committee, DuPage County Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Committee
  • Illinois, 1995
  • Member, Chicago Kent Bart Gavel Society
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • President, Student's United for the Public Interest
  •  Member, Lawyer Referral Committee, DuPage County Bar Association
  • Member, Will County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Co-Founder, Serving Our Society
  •  Chair, Auction Committee, Kent Justice Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter, Business Valuation, Financial and Tax Issues in Divorce, 2016
  • Instructor, Handling Illinois Divorces from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2004
  • Presenter, Cross Examination of Custody Expert, DCBA Mega Meeting, 2004
  • DCBA Family Law Trial Advocacy Workshop, 2003
  • Complex Divorce Issues for the Illinois Practitioner, NBI, January 17, 2003
  • Presenting a Defense, Public Defender's Intensive Trial Advocacy Week, 1997
  • Lecturer, Family Law 101: Learn from the Experts, ISBA Law Ed Series, 2002
  • Lecturer, Trusts and Estate Planning Seminar, MBI CLE, 2002
  • Child's Representative Training, 2001
  • DAWL Advocacy Seminar, 2001
  • DCBA Mega Meeting, Family Law Section, 2000
  • DCBA Mega Meeting, Family Law Section, 2001
  • Matrimonial Law: Dollars & Sense, 1999
  • ISBA Young Lawyers Leadership Conference, 1999
  • Equitable Distribution in Divorce Settlements in Illinois: Valuation, Tax and Other Issues, 1998
  • Family Law and Practice Attorney Fees & Collection Panel Discussion, 1998
  • Sixth Annual Advocacy Seminar, DAWL, 1998
  • The Defense of a Drunk Driving Case, A Day on Trial, IICLE, 1997

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University, B.A., Cum Laude, Major: Political Science, Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, Midwestern Collegiate All Conference
Office Location for Juli Gumina

1250 E. Diehl Road
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-665-7676

Fax: 630-665-8630

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Last Updated: 11/20/2018

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