Maricarol Lacy

Maricarol Lacy

Maricarol Lacy

Partner
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Phone:
312-236-5454
Fax:
312- 236-6975
Email:
Member of Ten Leaders

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Dissolution, Legal Separation, Civil Unions and Cohabitation Agreements
  • Valuation of assets and forensic accounting related issues including business partnerships and investment assets
  • Complex financial analysis and litigation
  • Custodial, visitation and property division related matters
  • Child Custody related matters including parenting, visitation and support
  • Maintenance and spousal support
  • Cooperative/Collaborative Law options as non-litigation solutions
  • Domestic Violence: restraining orders and orders of protection
  • Paternity: support and custodial related matters
  • Prenuptial Agreements, Post-nuptial Agreements, and enforcement of these agreements
  • Adoption/Guardianship

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1986
  • Federal Claims Court

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: Dean David T. Link Award, Outstanding Achievement in Social Justice (1986)
  • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1983
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
    • LLM program for Financial Services

Classes/Seminars

  • Avoiding Critical Mistakes in Divorce and Tax Issues, National Business Institute, 2004 - 2007
  • Domestic Relations Tax Issues, National Business Institute, 2004 - 2007
  • Lecturer, Children, Families and Law , Loyola University of Chicago, 1991 - 2006
  • Lecturer, Social Work and Law, Loyola University of Chicago, 1991 - 2001
  • Lecturer, Legal aspects of Confidential Records, University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Concern Worldwide Chicago 2002 Brigid Award Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Rinella & Rinella Ltd., Member, 1998 - present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, 2001 - Present
  • Certified Rape Victim Advocate, 2005-2006 (active)
  • Concern Worldwide Chicago, "Women of Concern Luncheon", Committee Member 2003-2009, Chairperson of Luncheon Committee 2003-2005, 2006-2007; Host Committee 2010-2013