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Daniel J. Kollias

Daniel J. Kollias

Kollias & Giese, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • Illinois
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Daniel J. Kollias' combination of experience in the real world and in the courtroom sets him apart from other attorneys. He represents clients with the goal of finding practical solutions to complex problems. Prior to starting his firm, Dan successfully owned and managed a restaurant and bar in Elmhurst for a few years before returning to the practice of law. He understands business from the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the advocate.

Dan is at home both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Dan gained extensive in-court experience as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. While there, he prosecuted countless juvenile abuse and neglect cases, and briefed and argued cases in the Appellate Court. Since 2003, he has been in private practice, focusing on family law, business planning, and estate planning.

In the field of family law, he has represented thousands of clients in cases involving divorce, allocation of parental rights, relocation, support, maintenance, business valuation, and complex property division. Dan is also well-versed in the various unique family issues which arise when one or both parties are military servicemembers, whether on active duty or in the reserves. Dan is also certified as a guardian ad litem. He is often appointed to investigate and report to the court regarding the best interests of the children in contested cases.

In the field of business planning, Dan advises clients regarding business structure, organization, succession planning, operating agreements, purchase, and sale. In the field of estate planning, Dan counsels clients on how to ensure that they and their loved ones are provided for in the event of incapacity or death, and how to minimize the effects of the estate tax. He prepares wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.

Dan is an active member of the Du Page County Bar Association, and speaks Greek fluently.

Notre Dame Law School
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University of Michigan Law School
B.A. | Economics
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Professional Experience
Kollias & Giese, P.C.
- Current
Mullen, Winthers & Kollias
Law Offices of Daniel J. Kollias, P.C.
Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Speaking Engagements
Child Custody Evaluations, Child Advocacy CLE Seminar
Guardian ad Litem
DuPage County Bar Association
Professional Associations
DuPage County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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  • Free Consultation
    Free 30-minute initial consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • English
  • Greek
Websites & Blogs
Daniel Kollias' Website Profile
Kollias & Giese, P.C. Website
DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Kollias & Giese, P.C.
400 S Knoll St
Wheaton, IL 60187
Telephone: (630) 407-1200
Fax: (630) 313-2685
Kollias & Giese, P.C.
Geneva Location
330 W. State Street
Suite 3
Geneva, IL 60134
Toll-Free: (630) 407-1200
Fax: (630) 313-2685