150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

David H. Levy

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BERGERSCHATZ

Contact Information

Berger Schatz
Suite 2800
161 North Clark Street
Chicago IL 60601-3221
Work (312) 782-3456
Fax (312) 782-8463


Practice State

Illinois

Emphasis

Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation

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Counties

  • Cook, Illinois
  • DuPage, Illinois
  • Lake, Illinois

Education

Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1976

Ohio University, B.G.S., 1973

Legal Organizations

Cook County Presiding Judge's Select Committee to rewrite Circuit court Rules, 2005-2007; ABA, IL State Bar Assn. Family Law Section Council, 1990-97, 2009-present; Chair of Family Law Section 1995-96.  Moderater of statewide ISBA Show ''Illinois Law News You Can Use", 1997-2008; Task Force on Attorneys for Children; Child Custody Task Force; Comm. on Unauthorized Practice of Law; ISBA Supreme Court Rules Comm., Chair 2001-02.

Awards

Selected by the Illinois Chapter of the AAML as the recipient of the 2014 Samuel S. Berger Award (which recognizes attorneys and judges who exemplify the highest standards of integrity, courtesy, knowledge of family law and the extraordinary ability to solve human problems). Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.  Michael Cohen Award (awarded to a person who lifetime commitment ot the professional education of matrimonial lawyers); Selected Leading Lawyer in Illinois 2006 to present; Selected Super Lawyer in Illinois 2006 to present.

CLE Presentations

Lecturer for ISBA, CBA, ABA, AAML AND IICLE.

Author

Fairshare Magazine, "Use of the MMPI I & II in Contested Custody Proceedings" chapter on "Commingling, Transmutation & Reimbursement" for ISBA, Family Law Handbook and AAML Journal; AAML JournaL "A Critique of the Proposed Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act", ABA "101+ Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer", "Everything you Wanted to Know About Drug/Alcohol Screening in Five Minutes or Less". ABA Family Advocate, "Hunting Goodwill".

AAML National

Board of Governors 2007-2013; Chair Emeritus Joint AICPA/AAML Conference; Chair, Public Relations Comm., Treasurer, 2003-04; Editor of Law Journal 2012-2013; National Board of Governors, 1996-98, 2012-2013; Member, Budget, 2003-04; Nat'l. Test SubComm., 1998-2004, 2013-Present; Admissions

AAML Chapter

Board of Managers, 1988-2001; Pres. of IL Chapter of AAML, 1993-94; Chair, Admissions Procedures Comm., 1996-97.

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