Joy M Feinberg
Lawyers, Illinois Divorce Lawyer, Attorneys
* Business Valuations
* Prenuptial (Premarital) Agreements
* Property Division
* The Impact of Tax Issues in Divorce Settlements
Fellow - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Joy M Feinberg
Law Offices of Feinberg & Barry PC
20 S Clark St #500
Chicago IL 60603
Tel: 312 444-1050
Fax: 312 444-1027
Joy M. Feinberg graduated from De Paul University College of Law in 1977 and was licensed to practice law in Illinois and the Federal District Court in the same year. Since 1980 when Ms. Feinberg started her own law firm, she has concentrated on divorce cases, after having completed over a dozen commercial and personal injury jury and bench trials. Ms Feinberg has experienced success as a litigator, negotiator and mediator. She represents business owners, entrepreneurs and highly compensated executives as well as professionals and individuals from all walks of life. She is known for her creativity, intelligence and thoroughness.
Ms. Feinberg has served as President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and, nationally, she is one of the lawyers who helped the AAML draft and update its' national written examination. She has been twice honored by the AAML with its "Fellow of the Year" award. Ms. Feinberg has been a lecturer for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education since 1985. She has contributed to the IICLE's Annual Survey of Illinois Law for its Family Law Section. She has also written chapters on Custody and, for their specialty book on custody, she wrote the chapter on Psychological Testing, the Mental Health Code and Handling the Expert Witness in Custody cases. For the Illinois State Bar Family Law Handbook, Ms. Feinberg wrote on Divorce Taxation. She is a frequent lecturer nationally for the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. Her published articles and speeches cover topics including business valuation issues, updates on new case law, child custody, divorce taxation, retirement and pension benefits and the mental health act. Ms. Feinberg has been a frequent lecturer for various Phoenix Groups, an organization for divorced and separated Catholics. In 1982, Ms. Feinberg was President of the Mediation Council of Illinois. She has appeared on numerous radio and television programs discussing many family law subjects. Ms Feinberg is often quoted in newspapers at both the local and national level.
In 1997, Ms. Feinberg was named as one of Top 20 Chicago Divorce Lawyers by North Shore Magazine, having been selected for this honor by her peers. She has been consistently named one of Illinois' "Leading Lawyers" in Family Law, another selection made by her peers. She has been a member of the Divorce Magazine Advisory Board since 1999.