Helena Trachtenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rolling Meadows, IL

Law Office of Miriam Cooper & Associates, LLC
 | 3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 610
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 224-570-5236
Fax: 224-735-3357
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
    Attorney Profile

    As a Partner at the Law Office of Miriam Cooper & Associates, LLC, Helena Trachtenberg focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters. Working out of the firm's offices in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, she provides astute representation to clients throughout Cook, Lake, Kane and DuPage counties as well as other parts of the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Ms. Trachtenberg, who is fluent in both English and Russian and admitted to practice before all Illinois and Florida state courts, has received an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo for both her successful track record and for the ethical manner in which she handles what are often emotional cases. She has also been named to The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40.

    Ms. Trachtenberg's practice is largely centered on representing people whose marriages are coming to an end and who face such divorce-related issues as alimony and child support, the division of complex marital assets and debts, and parental responsibilities and parenting time. A forceful courtroom advocate for her clients when necessary, she also helps many of them attempt to reach accord on some of these matters through the negotiation of settlement agreements. Ms. Trachtenberg has also been named a guardian ad litem for children who are involved in contentious custody proceedings in Lake County, Illinois.

    Ms. Trachtenberg, a native of Minsk, Belarus, attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received a bachelor's degree in international trade policy and development in 2007. Her legal education came at the University of Miami School of Law, and she served an internship with the 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida before being awarded her law degree in 2010.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Father's Rights

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

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    About Helena Trachtenberg

    Admitted: 2011, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://mcooperlaw.com/our-attorneys/attorney-helena-trachte...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association, Milton H. Gray
    • Award for Outstanding Project Leadership, 2014-2015
    • Named Illinois “Rising Star Super Lawyer” in Family Law, 2018
    • The National Advocates, Top 40 under 40, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Completed Mediation training at Northwestern University., 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Child’s Representative and Guardian Ad Litem, Lake County
    • Collaborative Divorce Illinois, 2019
    • Florida Bar Association, 2010 – Present
    • Chicago Bar Association, 2011 – Present
    • Lake County Bar Association, 2013 – Present
    • Illinois State Bar Association, 2011 – Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Illinois Child Support, Wright College, November 2014
    • Illinois Child Support, Truman College, December 2013

    Educational Background:

    • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B.S., 2007
    • Northwestern Univeristy- Mediation Skills Training, 2019
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    Office Location for Helena Trachtenberg

    3601 Algonquin Road
    Suite 610
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

    Phone: 224-570-5236

    Fax: 224-735-3357

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    Last Updated: 9/14/2020

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