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Lois Kulinsky
  • Principal, 1980


Wheeling, IL






Lois Kulinsky has been a trial attorney since 1980, representing clients in contested matters in Cook, Lake, McHenry and DuPage Counties as well as the United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois. Her trial practice concentrates in family law, guardianship, disabled estates, juvenile court law, probate, corporate and estate planning. She and her associates also provide services in the areas of real estate, and traffic law. In the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division, and in Lake County, she is often appointed by judges to represent minor children as a Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney for minor Child and Child Representative. Lois is court approved and often acts as a guardian for disabled people (both young and old) in the probate division in Lake County. She has been included in Who’s Who in American Law. Commencing in 2015 and every year since she has been in the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys’ 10 best family law attorney for client satisfaction.

Ms. Kulinsky received her Juris Doctorate degree from IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law in 1980. She also holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science with high distinction from the University of Minnesota. She has lectured attorneys and accountants in tax aspects of Illinois divorce law, ethics and estate planning and has published materials on those subjects.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Employment Contracts -- Employer
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Childrens' Rights
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Juvenile Law
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1980
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • M.A.T.
    • Major: Teaching
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.S. - 1967
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Major: Studio Art/Teaching


  • Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Illinois Divorce in Illinois, National Business Institute, 1994 to 1994
  • Lecturer, Tax Aspects of Illinois Divorce in Illinois, National Business Institute, 1997 to 1997

Honors and Awards

  • University of Chicago - Fellowship
  • University of Minnesota - Scholarship
  • Chimes

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois Bar Association, 1980
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1980
  • Lake County Bar Association, 1990


  • Sigma Delta Tau