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Advisory Board

The Center recruits successful and prominent members of the Chicago family law community to serve on its advisory board for a two-year term. Advisory Board members provide input and advice about programs and projects, as well as attend and participate in the Center’s family law events. 

Current Advisory Board Members

Chidinma Ahukanna (JD ‘ 19)
Aronberg Goldgehn​
David Ainley
Katz & Stefani, LLC
Boye Akinwande
Cook County Office of the Public Guardian
Jessica Alvarez
3L Representative
Kelly Bennett (JD ‘10) 
Greenberg & Sinkovits LLC
Madison Boland (JD ‘15) 
Beermann LLP
Molly Caesar (JD ‘10) 
Caesar & Bender LLP
Kimberly Cook
Dovetail Conflict Resolution, LLC
Sandra Crawford (LA&S '84)
Law Crawford PC 
Robert Friend (JD ’20)
Beermann LLP
Brendan Hammer (JD ‘07), Past Chair 
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP 
Brian Hurst
Hurst, Robin & Kay, LLC
Margaret Keane (BA ‘93)
Berger Schatz

Diana LopezVice Chair
López Law Group

Nanette McCarthy (JD ‘95) 
Griffin McCarthy & Rice LLP
Hon. Patricia Mendoza (JD ‘84) 
Circuit Court Cook County
Candace Meyers  
Beermann LLP 
Marcellus Moore
The Alliance Law Group, P.C.
Lisa Nelson (JD ‘93), Chair
Birnbaum, Haddon, Gelfman & Arnoux LLC 
Genevieve Niemann (JD ‘15)
Singewald Law Firm
Nicole Onorato (JD ‘04)
Beattie Freeman Onorato Family Law Group, LLC
Brandon E. Peck
Peck Ritchey, LLC
Danielle Parisi Ruffatto (BA '01)
Ascend Justice
Donald Schiller (JD ’66), Ex-Officio Member
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP
Hon. Karen Shields (ret.) (JD ‘80) 
Anita Ventrelli (JD ‘89)
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP
Erin Wilson (JD ‘08)
Law Offices of Erin M. Wilson, LLC

​​​Past Advisory Board Members​​