ABOUT OUR ATTORNEYS
Your choice in an attorney very well may mean the difference between success and disaster. Our attorneys practice exclusively in the area of family law. They are familiar with changes in the law, recent court decisions, the intricacies of the courts, and the personalities and tendencies of many family law judges. They attend seminars, speak at conferences, are active in Bar Associations, and Continuing Legal Education efforts. They do all of these things to give you the greatest advantage at obtaining the best possible outcome in your case.
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A name partner in the firm, Mr. Taradash is a tireless advocate in divorce and custody cases and has devoted his career to individuals facing the trials and uncertainties of the family law courts. Mr. Taradash has extensive trial experience before the Domestic Relations courts of Illinois. Mr. Taradash has practiced matrimonial law throughout Illinois from Waukegan to Chester – some 60 miles south of St. Louis. He has been recognized by the Supreme Court of Indiana to represent parties in divorce and custody cases in that jurisdiction. Mr. Taradash is well known throughout the divorce law community as having a strong presence in the courtroom and a persuasive demeanor in settlement conferences. A 1999 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, he is a member of the American Bar Association (Family Law Section), the Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section), and the Chicago Bar Association (Matrimonial Law Committee) and the Illinois Chapter of the Trial Lawyers of America.
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Mr. Nelson has spent the bulk of his legal career concentrating almost exclusively in the area of family law. A recent graduate of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mr. Nelson’s experience stems from two years of hands-on work, both practical and substantive, at The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent’s Family Law Clinic. Mr. Nelson has practiced solely in family law since his induction into the Bar and is well versed in every aspect. A 2001 graduate with honors in Political Science at Northern Illinois University, Mr. Nelson combines a dynamic young legal mind with a desire to succeed for his clients.
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Ms. Baker focused her career interest on the dynamic of families and children from early on. After graduating with honors with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Ms. Baker graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Throughout law school, Ms. Baker tailored her experiences to the area of family law, both clerking for a family law firm and volunteering as an advocate for abused and neglected children. Her strong commitment to families and children drives her practice in family law. Ms. Baker is a member of the American Bar Association (Family Law Division), Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section) and Chicago Bar Association.
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Katie Youra is the office manager of Cowell Taradash, P.C. She has been with the firm for over five years. Her responsibilities include in-house accounting, processing and submitting financial filings, tax reports, statements, fees, assists in maintenance of general ledger system, weekly deposits, prepares expense reports, schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, arranges meetings and conferences, prepares client invoices, and collects payments from clients as well as performs related tasks as required by office personnel.
33 North Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60602