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Lisa M. Giese

Lisa M. Giese

Kollias & Giese, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Illinois
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Summary

Lisa M. Giese is a licensed attorney working out of the Wheaton office in DuPage County. Lisa specializes in divorce, probate and bankruptcy law in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. Lisa has handled a variety of cases involving contested and uncontested divorce, child support, paternity, visitation, chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, loan modifications, creditor negotiations, estate planning and probate administration. While in law school, Lisa focused her studies in family law and earned her certificate in Child and Family Law upon graduation.

Lisa is a trained Guardian ad Litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court and has been appointed by the court on numerous occasions to serve in that capacity and to make recommendations relating to removal and custody. Lisa has also served many years as a volunteer for the Court Appointed Special Advocate program, assisting in complex abuse or neglect cases within the juvenile court system. Lisa is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association and serves as a director for the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers.

Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Certificate in Child and Family Law
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Michigan State University
B.S. (2004) | Political Theory and Social Relations
Honors: Dean's List
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Anderson & Associates P.C.
Current
Kollias & Giese, P.C.
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Substitution of Judge as a Matter of Right and the Application in Post-Judgment Proceedings: A Domestic Relations Perspective
DCBA Brief
Supreme Court Rule 304(a): Does including the language of the rule in an order make it appealable?
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Newsletter
Til Death Benefits do us Part: The Effect of Marital Settlement Agreements on Beneficiary Designations
DCBA Brief
Speaking Engagements
GAL Appointed -Now What?
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE)
2014
Role of the GAL from the Perspective of the GAL, DuPage County GAL Training Seminar
2013
Awards
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2013 - 2018
Service Award
DuPage County Bar Association
Professional Associations
Dupage Association of Women Lawyers
Director
Current
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DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Family Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
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United States Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Lisa M. Giese's Website Profile
Website
Kollias & Giese, P.C. Website
Blog
DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Kollias & Giese, P.C.
400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
USA
Telephone: (630) 407-1200
Fax: (630) 313-2685