James Anthony Palmisano (Orland Park, Illinois)
James Anthony Palmisano (Orland Park, Illinois)

James Anthony Palmisano

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted

Licensed for 46 years

Serving Orland Park, IL (view address)

James Anthony Palmisano

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted

Serving Orland Park, IL (view address)

About James Anthony Palmisano

Certified Child Representative, Attorney for Child, Guardian ad Litem, Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois, Committee Member, Domestic relations Management Advisory Committee to Judge Timothy C Evans, Domestic Relations Division, 1996-2000; Judge Moshe Jacobius, 2000-2010; Judge Carol Bellows, 2011-; Appointed Member of Court Subcommittee, Family Violence Prevention Coordinating Counsel, Fifth Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois; Appointed Member to Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Counsel, 1981-1984; Member Subcommittee on Divorce Mediation, Family Law Section, 1983-1984; Chairman, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy/Hold Harmless Agreements, Family Law Section Counsel,… Read more
Certified Child Representative, Attorney for Child, Guardian ad Litem, Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois, Committee Member, Domestic relations Management Advisory Committee to Judge Timothy C Evans, Domestic Relations Division, 1996-2000; Judge Moshe Jacobius, 2000-2010; Judge Carol Bellows, 2011-; Appointed Member of Court Subcommittee, Family Violence Prevention Coordinating Counsel, Fifth Municipal District, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois; Appointed Member to Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Counsel, 1981-1984; Member Subcommittee on Divorce Mediation, Family Law Section, 1983-1984; Chairman, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy/Hold Harmless Agreements, Family Law Section Counsel, 1983-1984; Speaker, "Family Law Updates" Illinois State Bar Association Annual Convention, Family Law Section, 1983; Member, Chicago Bar Association Lawyer Reference Program, Family Law, 1980-2011; Cast Member Video Production, " Domestic Violence Case Presentation" produced by Family Violence Prevention Coordinating Counsel for viewing by the general public as an information tool to victims of domestic violence, 1999; Speaker, "Supervised Visitation" Continuing Education Program for Child Representatives, Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 2007. Listed in Illinois Super Lawyers for 2011-2014 in the area of Family Law, Illinois Leading Lawyers (Family Law) 2014: in the Chicago Tribune 2012 Best Chicago Lawyers in Family Law and listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2014 in the area of Family law. Read less
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Palmisano Law Group

Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Visitation Rights
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Childrens Rights
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)

Attorney Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 8 reviews
  • Champion Badge Gold

Communication

4.8

Responsiveness

4.9

Quality of Service

4.9

Value for Money

4.9
  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  August 09, 2013

    I am blessed to have him as my attorney. He is my 4th lawyer. The others have left me feeling abandoned, and broke with minimal results. Mr. Palmisano has great integrity and values. I witnessed him work hard to get a good result. He is aggressive an... Read more

    I am blessed to have him as my attorney. He is my 4th lawyer. The others have left me feeling abandoned, and broke with minimal results. Mr. Palmisano has great integrity and values. I witnessed him work hard to get a good result. He is aggressive and will not give up. I have seen the impossible become possible. Miracles do happen! Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  July 15, 2012

    Mr. Palmisano represented me in a complicated international divorce case. He provided me with options, sound advice and solutions. His knowledge of the legal system inspired confidence during a difficult period. His staff is timely and efficient a... Read more

    Mr. Palmisano represented me in a complicated international divorce case. He provided me with options, sound advice and solutions. His knowledge of the legal system inspired confidence during a difficult period. His staff is timely and efficient as well as helpful and courteous. I have a divorce agreement I can live with largely due to the attorney skills and efforts of Mr. Palmisano. I would recommend Mr. Palmisano to anyone looking for the same successful outcome. Read less

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  June 20, 2011

    Mr. Palmisano went above and beyond the call of duty in representing me in two separate but unrelated matters. His attention to detail was very thorough, but what I was most impressed with was the personal concern he demonstrated along every step of... Read more

    Mr. Palmisano went above and beyond the call of duty in representing me in two separate but unrelated matters. His attention to detail was very thorough, but what I was most impressed with was the personal concern he demonstrated along every step of the way. I highly recommend Mr. Palmisano to anyone looking for a skilled attorney whose dedication to his clients is unparalleled. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  October 06, 2010

    Mr. Palmisano came highly recommended to me and he did a great job handling my very complicated divorce. He returned my phones calls and kept me focused on what was important for my child and I. He always took the time out to listen to me and what I... Read more

    Mr. Palmisano came highly recommended to me and he did a great job handling my very complicated divorce. He returned my phones calls and kept me focused on what was important for my child and I. He always took the time out to listen to me and what I felt was important even if it wasn't in the long run. I would recommend him to anyone who is going through a divorce and has children involved because he knows what he is talking about and will do his very best for you and your children. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  August 12, 2010

    I have used his legal services on a number of occasions. He has always represented me to the highest standards. He was always prepared and always answered my questions right away. He always gave me the right advice and never over charged me for his s... Read more

    I have used his legal services on a number of occasions. He has always represented me to the highest standards. He was always prepared and always answered my questions right away. He always gave me the right advice and never over charged me for his services. I would recommend him to anyone who needed a good and honest lawyer. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  March 17, 2010

    He never made me any promises, he responded to any questions I had, and he was easy to work with.

    He never made me any promises, he responded to any questions I had, and he was easy to work with. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  December 09, 2009

    Good communicator, up to date and strong advocate. I was happy to meet him and happy to recommend him.

    Good communicator, up to date and strong advocate. I was happy to meet him and happy to recommend him. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  April 21, 2013


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Principal

Admission Details

Admitted in 1973, Illinois
1973, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Law School Attended
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Class of 1973
J.D.

University Attended

University of Illinois
Class of 1970
B.A.
Administration of Criminal Justice

Associations & Memberships
Chicago and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations.
Representative Cases
In re Marriage of La Reno, No. 82-440, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Second Division, 113 Ill. App. 3d 755
447 N.E.2d 949
1983 Ill. App. LEXIS 1652
59 Ill. Dec. 514, March 29, 1983, Filed (Overview: Trial court had jurisdiction to order former husband to pay real estate taxes on former wife's property in amendment to divorce decree because order was nunc pro tunc entered to conform written record of judgment to judgment rendered by trial court)
In re Adoption of Richards, No. 81-1155, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division, 104 Ill. App. 3d 406
432 N.E.2d 1037
1982 Ill. App. LEXIS 1508
60 Ill. Dec. 138, February 8, 1982, Filed (Overview: Grandparents were properly allowed to adopt their grandchild because they had shown by clear and convincing evidence that the mother failed to exhibit sufficient interest in the child to be considered a fit parent)
Blake v. H-F Group Multiple Listing Service, No. 60280, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division, 36 Ill. App. 3d 730
345 N.E.2d 18
1976 Ill. App. LEXIS 2079
1976-1 Trade Cas. (CCH) P60,861, March 1, 1976, Filed (Overview: The court upheld a ruling that defendant real estate companies' multiple listing service and membership requirements excluding plaintiff broker did not violate antitrust law since rule of reason was properly applied).

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Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, James Anthony Palmisano has a 4.8 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, James Anthony Palmisano will accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Palmisano Law Group has 5 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
James Anthony Palmisano attended Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Palmisano Law Group was established in 1973.

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