Gunnar J. Gitlin

Gunnar J. Gitlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Woodstock, IL

The Gitlin Law Firm, P.C.
 | 663 East Calhoun Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 815-338-9401
Fax: 815-338-9403
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Gunar J. Gitlin Gitlin is the principal of The Gitlin Law Firm, P.C., in Woodstock, Illinois, a firm exclusively devoted to family law. He is author of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law - the leading treatise on Illinois matrimonial law.  He has lectured nationally and throughout Illinois for organizations including the Law Education Institute, the IICLE, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and its Illinois Chapter, the American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Gunnar Gitlin's publications include three chapters in IICLE handbooks, including Business Valuation. Mr. Gitlin is listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007. He is a fellow of the AAML and the International Academy of Family Lawyers.  Mr. Gitlin has served as a Vice President of the Illinois Chapter of the AAML. Mr. Gitlin is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Laywers, the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  In additional to SuperLawyers, he is listed with Leading Lawyers in Illinois and Best Lawyers in America.

Certificates and Credentials

About Gunnar Gitlin

Admitted: 1987, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • "Award for continuing commitment to the professional education of matrimonial lawyers.", Michael S. Cohen Award, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2007
  • Distinguished Service Award, Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1997
  • Selected by his peers for Leading Lawyer Network in the area of Family Law., Law Bulletin Publishing Company

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, 2005
  • Fellow American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1996

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Valuation Discount Refresher.  Control Premiums and Minority Discounts, Discounts for Lack of Marketability and Key Person Discounts.”, Panel Discussion, Business Valuation, Financial and Tax Issues Affecting Divorce 2009, 2009
  • Attorney Gunnar J. Gitlin is wrote Gitlin on Divorce:   A Guide to Illinois Matrimonial Law, soon to be published in its 4th Edition including the recent rewrites to Illinois family law. , Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law,

Educational Background:

  • B.A.  Kenyon College, Gambier Ohio, 1984
Office Location for Gunnar J. Gitlin

663 East Calhoun Street
Woodstock, IL 60098

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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