Maxine Weiss Kunz

Maxine Weiss Kunz

Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Illinois
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Summary

Maxine Weiss Kunz is a Founding Member and Partner of Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC and has been practicing 100% family law since 2005, including traditional litigation, adoptions, and collaborative law. She is certified for appointment as a Child Representative or Guardian ad Litem in Cook County. She is also certified to practice collaborative law in Illinois. Maxine is on the board of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution and the Cook County courts.

Maxine received her undergraduate degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington, where she double-majored in Psychology and Telecommunications. She earned her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law where she received a certificate in its Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program and was a member of Kent's prestigious Mock Trial Advocacy Team.

Maxine Weiss Kunz has published numerous articles, lectured on various family law issues, and is a member of the following professional organizations: Illinois State Bar Association, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Chicago Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. She is substantially involved in the ISBA, including sitting on committees and frequent volunteer work. In March 2018, she was featured in a spotlight article in The Catalyst, the newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law. The newsletter highlights the passion and dedication that Maxine brings to her work in family law, as well as her achievements and the recognition she has received, including her selection as a 2020 Super Lawyer and as one of 40 Under 40 Attorneys to Watch by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (2005) | Law
Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution & Trial Advocacy, Member of Mock Trial Advocacy Team
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
B.A. (2002) | Telecommunications & Psychology, Minor in Business
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Professional Experience
Partner
Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC
- Current
Lawyer
Weiss Kunz & Green, LLC
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Attorney
Rosenfeld Hafron Shapiro & Farmer
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Attorney
The Law Firm of Debra J. Braselton, P.C.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
2016 Guide to Jewish Living in Chicago
Leading Lawyers Magazine
Tips From One Working Mom
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
ARDC hearing board recommends overturning disciplinary action charged against family law attorney
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Newsletter
Collaborative Law - A Brief Overview
Illinois State Bar Association
Certifications
Certified Guardian Ad Litem
Cook County
Child Representative
Cook County
Certified Mediator
Illinois
Certified Collaborative Lawyer
Illinois
Awards
Rated Superb
Avvo
Rising Stars
Super Layers
2011 and 2012
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6287652
Member
Current
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Board of Directors of AFCC
Member
- Current
Activities: AFCC is the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – the premier interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to the resolution of family conflict. AFCC members include many of the leading practitioners, researchers, educators and policymakers in the family court arena. AFCC provides training and education, and does not license, certify or regulate the practice of its members.
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American Bar Association
Member, ISBA Delegate
- Current
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The Lilac Tree
Developement Committee
- Current
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DuPage County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Fellow
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Council Member of the Young Lawyer Division
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Weiss - Kunz & Oliver, LLC
Blog
Contact & Map
Chicago Office
180 N. Lasalle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 605-4041
Elmhurst Location
110 E. Schiller Street
Suite 320
Elmhurst , IL 60126
Telephone: (630) 530-4400
Park Ridge
776 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Telephone: (847) 329-7171