Benedict Schwarz II, Attorney

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Benedict Schwarz

Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Family Law, Child Custody, Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate, Dissolution, Domestic Violence & Neglect

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847-428-7725


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Benedict Schwarz, II has limited his practice to matrimonial and family law for over 40 years. He is a long-time member and past director of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and is also a trained divorce mediator. Mr. Schwarz has taught numerous divorce mediation training and conflict resolution seminars and has also co-authored chapters on the subject in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education publications.
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School Degree Major Graduation
John Marshall Law SchoolJ.D. Law School1971  
University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.S.Social Psychology1965
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Illinois1971
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    Illinois State Bar Association - Member, 1971 to Present
    Member of the Family Law Section Council for seven years
    Former Chair of Child Support Sub-Committee
    Member of Domestic Violence Task Force for five years
    Assisted in re-write of Domestic Violence Act
    Special Project Chair - drafted revisions for the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act

    Kane County Bar Association - Member, 1971 to Present
    Chair of the Family Law Committee from 1991 to 1993
    Member of the Family Law Committee
    member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer 1993-1994
    Chair of Legislative Committee, 1994

    McHenry County Bar Association - Member, 1993 to present
    DuPage County Bar Association - Member, 2014 to present
    Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - Member, 2006-2017
    Academy of Family Mediators - General Member, 1993-2000
    Academy of Family Mediators - Advanced Practitioner Member, 2000-2017
    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Member, 1978 to 2017

    AAML fellow since 1978
    Vice President 1995-1997 and Member of Board of Directors, 1993-1998
    Legislation and Lobbying Committee, 1997-1998
    Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 1997-1998
    Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1997-1998
  • Benedict has had the honor of being named one of Illinois Super Lawyers every year since 2006. Only 5% of Illinois attorneys receive this honor each year. Martindale Hubbell has also rated Mr. Schwarz with their highest level of AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5, and he is also an Advanced Practitioner member of The Association for Conflict Resolution.
  • PRWEB, The Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz Selected for Best Law Firms of 2019, 2019
    Kane County Bar Association, Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz, II PC, 2018
    McHenry County Bar Association, McHenry County Bar Association, 2018
    Illinois State Bar Association, Henderson appointed ARDC Vice Chairperson, 2009
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Benedict Schwarz
303 W Main Street
Dundee, IL 60118
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