Maxine Weiss Kunz, Attorney

Maxine Weiss Kunz Lawyer

Maxine Weiss Kunz

Divorce & Family Law, Adoption, Prenuptial Agreements, Paternity, Collaborative Law, Mediation, Appeal Prosecution and Defense, Child Representative/Guardian ad Litem, Uncontested Guardianships, Uncontested Guardianships Dissolution of Same Sex Marriages

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Maxine Weiss Kunz is a Founding Member and Partner of Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC and has been practicing 100% family law since 2005, including traditional litigation, adoptions, and collaborative law. She is certified for appointment as a Child Representative or Guardian ad Litem in Cook County. She is also certified to practice collaborative law in Illinois. Maxine is on the board of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution and the Cook County courts.

Maxine received her undergraduate degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington, where she double-majored in Psychology and Telecommunications. She earned her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law where she received a certificate in its Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution program, and was a member of Kent's prestigious Mock Trial Advocacy Team.

Maxine Weiss Kunz has published numerous articles, lectured on various family law issues, and is a member of the following professional organizations: Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Chicago Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. She is substantially involved in the ISBA, including sitting on committees and frequent volunteer work.

Maxine, her husband, son, daughter, and their pets live west of the city. In her "free time," she enjoys swimming, yoga, and dancing, and is involved in a monthly book club.

Position Organization Location Duration
Partner and Founding MemberWeiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLCIllinois2014-Present
AttorneyRosenfeld Hafron Shapiro & FarmerIllinois2008-2014
AttorneyThe Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C.Illinois2004-2008
School Degree Major Graduation
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyJ.D. Law School2005  
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyFamily Law Trial Advocacy Program2015
Indiana University-BloomingtonB.A.Telecommunications & Psychology2002
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Federal Court (Northern District)2013
Illinois2005
  • AFCC (Illinois Chapter), Board of Directors

    American Bar Association, Member, ISBA Delegate (2015-Present)

    Illinois State Bar Association
    -Council Member of the Young Lawyer Division (2005-Present)
    -Liaison for the Health Care Section Council (2015-Present)

    Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
    -Membership Board Committee (2019)
    -Fellow (2005-Present)

    DuPage County Bar Association, Member (2005-Present)

    Chicago Bar Association, Member (2008-2013)

    Alumni Ambassador for Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2018

    Super Lawyers "Super Lawyer" (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

    American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 (2017, 2018, 2019)

    Best Arbitrators & Mediators in Chicago, Expertise, 2016

    10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016

    Emerging Family Lawyers, "2016 Guide to Jewish Living in Chicago," Leading Lawyers Magazine, 2016

    Top 10 Under 40 (Family Law), National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015

    Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2011, 2013)

    Rated a 10.0 "Superb" on Avvo

    CALI Award of Excellence in Family Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law (2005)
  • "New law intends to create transparency for woman consumers," The Cataylst, 2018

    "Stree-Free Divorce: Conversations With Leading Divorce Professionals - A Conversation with Maxine Weiss Kunz," Featuring Maxine Weiss Kunz, 2017

    "Interviewing Tips - Suggestions for 'wowing' your interviewer," Illinois State Bar Association, 2015

    "Tips From One Working Mom," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 2013

    ARDC hearing board recommends overturning disciplinary action charged against family law attorney, Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Newsletter, 2012

    IRMO Doermer, 955 N.E.2d 1225, (1st Dist. 2011): A nonmodification clause in a Marital Settlement Agreement was upheld despite the unallocated nature of the award of child support and maintenance.

    Changes to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 216, Illinois State Bar Association, 2011

    "Collaborative Law - A Brief Overview," Illinois State Bar Association, 2009

    "Email Etiquette," Illinois State Bar Association Bar News, 2007
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With offices in Chicago, Park Ridge, and Elmhurst, Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC serves clients throughout Northern Illinois, including the areas of Skokie, Evanston, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Morton Grove, Glenview, Wilmette, Niles, Des Plaines, Oak Park, Oak Brook, Glen Ellyn, Riverside, River Forest, Downers Grove, Westchester, Naperville, Wheaton, Woodridge, Westmont, Cook County, Lake County, and DuPage County.

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Language: English

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110 E. Schiller Street
Suite 320
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Suite 320
Elmhurst, IL 60126


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    Chicago, Illinois 60601
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