Miles N Beermann
Practice Areas
* Business Counseling and Commercial Transactions
* Commercial Litigation and Appeals
* Employment Law
* Estate Planning and Probate
* Family Law
* Family Law Sports & Entertainment Division
* Personal Injury
* Real Estate

Beermann Swerdlove LLP provides representation to individuals engaged in disputed family law matters involving sophisticated financial estates, unique business and personal interests, and contested custody issues. Our goal is to seek just and equitable results while attempting to preserve the integrity and sanctity of the family, both during the process and in the future. We understand that each case is a personal matter and therefore we treat each client's situation with the utmost discretion to ensure privacy and confidentiality. Our services are like none other in the area as we are able to offer the caliber and comfort of a small, boutique firm yet due to the diversity of our practice areas, we are able to handle virtually any issue that may arise in a marital dissolution. Each case is handled with a team approach of highly trained family lawyers who, when appropriate, work in conjunction with our estate planning, real estate, and/or business counseling departments to offer a wide breadth of knowledge and services. Our forte includes:
* Divorce/ marital dissolution and legal separation actions
* Property distribution and planning considerations
* Consulting and counseling
* Child custody issues
* Domestic violence and abuse matters
* Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
* Post-divorce issues
* Annulment
* Paternity disputes
* Adoptions
* Guardianship issues
* Grandparents rights

Fellow - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Miles N Beermann
161 N Clark St #2600
Chicago IL 60601-3221
Tel: 312 621-9700
Fax: 312 621-0909

Miles N. Beermann is regarded as one of the preeminent practitioners in the field of family law. His achievements and qualifications have been widely recognized. For example, he has been listed in every edition of the book, The Best Lawyers in America. Further, Mr. Beermann has been honored by the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and was the 2002 recipient of the prestigious Samuel S. Berger Award for his contributions to the law profession. He is recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network as being among the top lawyers in Illinois in family law, and he has received an AV rating under the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Rating System, indicating that he "has reached the height of professional excellence" and "is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity." Additionally, Mr. Beermann was named one of the top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers in the May 2005 issue of Chicago Magazine. Illinois Super Lawyers were selected by their peers and are "considered among the best in their profession" and "represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Illinois."

Mr. Beermann has been teaching divorce law and litigation skills in family law related issues at DePaul University College of Law since 1993. He has lectured and written extensively on the topic of family law and trial and appellate practice. Mr. Beermann has been an invited speaker for educational events sponsored by various law and professional organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Appellate Lawyers Association, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. In addition, Mr. Beermann briefed and argued the constitutional law case of Trimble v. Gordon before the United States Supreme Court.
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