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Marie Sarantakis

Marie Sarantakis

Top Divorce Attorney in Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Kane, Kendall and Will County
  • Divorce, Family Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • Illinois, Wisconsin
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Summary

Ms. Sarantakis is the Founding Attorney of Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd. in Oak Brook, IL. She concentrates her legal practice in domestic relations. In addition to her work in the courtroom, she is versed in alternative methods of dispute resolution as a mediator, Guardian ad Litem, and Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. She was recently recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, named as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, and featured as a Fellow of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.


Ms. Sarantakis is active in the legal community and leads several committees with the American Bar Association, is an elected Assembly member and Young Lawyers Division Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Governors of the West Suburban Bar Association. She is also a Young Professionals Board Member of Illinois Legal Aid Online and as an Associate Board Member of the Lawyers Assistance Program of Illinois.


Ms. Sarantakis obtained her Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School. She achieved academic distinction by serving on The John Marshall Law Review and earning three CALI Awards, for the highest grades in her class for constitutional law, evidence, and white collar crime. During that time she clerked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas L. Kilbride of the Illinois Supreme Court. Ms. Sarantakis also previously externed with the Kenosha County State’s Attorneys Office and Kenosha County Public Defenders Office while obtaining her Bachelor of Arts from Carthage College.

Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (2016) | Juris Doctor of Law
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Honors: cum laude - Member of THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW REVIEW
Activities: President of Cook County Student Chapter Justinian Society Chief Magistrate of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Honor Society President of Alternative Dispute Resolution Society
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Professional Experience
Judicial Extern for Justice Thomas L. Kilbride
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Judicial Extern for Justice Thomas L. Kilbride
Judicial Extern for Chief Judge Mary Wagner
Kenosha County Courthouse
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Intern
Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office
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Intern
Kenosha County Public Defender’s Office
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Certifications
Certified Financial Litigator
American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators
Arbitrator
DuPage County Bar Association
Mediation
Center for Conflict Resolution
Awards
10 Best Female Attorneys in Illinois
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Rising Star - Super Lawyers of Illinois
Thomson Reuters
Rising Star - Super Lawyers of Illinois
Thomson Reuters
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Illinois
Attorney & Practice Magazine
Rising Star - Super Lawyers of Illinois
Thomson Reuters
Fellow
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 (Illinois)
National Family Law Academy
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Association
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Activities: Assembly Member (Elected), 2017 – 2020 Chair, Exploratory Committee on Fundraising Efforts, Young Lawyers Division, 2017 – 2019 Co-Chair, YLD Speed Networking Planning Committee, 2017 Delegate, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2017 – Present Mentor, Young Lawyers Division, 2017 Volunteer, Law Related Education Committee, Lawyers in the Classroom, 2017 -2018 Volunteer, Law Related Education Committee, Mock Trial Tourn
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6324929
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Wisconsin
Wisconsin Court System
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    ** Restrictions apply.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Family Law

    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law

  • Arbitration & Mediation

    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration

  • Traffic Tickets

    Suspended License

  • Animal & Dog Law

Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Greek: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd. Website
Contact & Map
Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd.
1220 Kensington Rd., Suite 250
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Telephone: (630) 796-0000
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Appointments available on weekends and evenings.