Joseph G. Phelps

Joseph G. Phelps

Joseph G. Phelps

Partner
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Phone:
312-236-5454
Fax:
312- 236-6975
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 1982

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1982

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Matrimonial Matters--Tax Considerations, 1983

Classes/Seminars

  • Child Custody and Visitation in Illinois, National Business Institute, 1995 - Present
  • Family Law in Illinois, Cambridge Institute, 1989
  • Family Law in Illinois, Cambridge Institute, 1988
  • Court Procedures in Domestic Relations, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1987
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1986
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and the Value of Pension, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1986
  • Property Distribution and the New Tax Code, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1986
  • Tax Reform Act of 1984 and Child Support, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1985
  • Maintenance and the 1984 Tax Reform Act, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1985
  • Mandatory Support Guidelines, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1984
  • No Fault Divorce, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1984
  • Guest Lecturer, The New Withholding Orders, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1984
  • Property Distribution and the New Tax Laws, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, 1984
  • Awarded Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory's highest accolade: an AV rating, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Law Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Subcommittee on Appellate Rules and Practices, 1983 - 1990
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Subcommittee on Support Enforcement, 1984 - 1986
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Subcommittee on the Courts, 1984 - 1991
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Legislation Subcommittee, 1984 - 1991
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Current Law Reporting, 1986 - 1992
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Associate Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section Council, Member, 1988
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, Board Member, 1989 - 1992
  • Chicago Park District, Commissioner, 1988 - 1994

Past Employment Positions

  • Chicago Park District, Commissioner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, 1982 - Present

Languages

  • Italian
  • Latin