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Family Law With A Focus On Your Specific Needs

Divorce means different things to different people. For some, it is a highly emotional process that comes unexpectedly. For others, it is the legal step that must be taken to move forward. No matter how you approach the matter, working with an understanding attorney can make all the difference.

At The Law Offices of Van A. Schwab, we provide honest, experienced representation to clients in Chicago and across Illinois who have challenging family law concerns. Attorney Van A. Schwab has been handling family law cases for more than four decades. That experience is invaluable when resolving critical issues, such as child custody and the division of marital assets.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Family Law

  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Same Sex Family Law

Mr. Schwab is known among his peers and past clients as a knowledgeable, personable and effective family law attorney. His familiarity and experience with Illinois courts enable him to advise his clients on the best route to achieve a successful outcome. Call The Law Offices of Van A. Schwab at 312-372-4569 to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Van A. Schwab

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1978
  • Florida, 1982
  • New Jersey, 1982


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, 1978
  • University of Michigan, 1974

Specialties and Certifications:

  • Cook County Child's Representative and/or Guardian Ad Litem by appointment of the court, 1989
  • Certified Fellow of the Illinois Collaborative Law Association, 2008
  • Completed 40 hour Mediation Certification through Northwestern University, 2008

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Collaborative Lawyers Association of Illinois (Fellow Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Florida Bar Association (Member)
  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
  • Family Law Sections of the above Associations, as well (Member)

Chicago Office
134 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602

Skokie Office
10024 Skokie Blvd, Suite 245
Skokie, IL 60077

Libertyville Office
1641 North Milwaukee Avenue, Building 12
Libertyville, IL 60048

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  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

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