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Are You Looking for a Committed Attorney? The Law Firm of Caryl Jacobs Gabe is Here For You

About Caryl Jacobs Gabe

Providing Family Law Solutions in Cook County since 1976

Since 1976, the Law Firm of Caryl Jacobs Gabe, Ltd. have provided strategic solutions for our clients. Caryl Jacobs Gabe is committed to providing direct answers to your questions and concerns. Our legal team offers personalized attention to resolve your case as smoothly as possible, and, when necessary, we are not afraid to litigate your case in court. Our Cook County divorce attorney has experience in divorce, child custody, child support, alimony matters, and more!


To discuss your case needs in a free consultation, call our office at (847) 278-2851. Caryl Jacobs Gabe can help protect your assets and fight for your interests.


Education

  • Bronx High School of Science- graduate with honors
  • Brooklyn College- Cum Laude
  • John Marshall Law School- Law Review; Graduate with Honors-Order of John Marshall

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Named “Top 10 Best Female Attorneys” by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.Best Female Attorney Award

Professional Experience

  • Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois from 1973-1974, specializing in paternity and welfare fraud litigation.
  • Kaufman & Litwin Attorneys at Law until 1981, concentrating practice in Family Law
  • Gabe & Gabe, Attorneys at Law, 1981-1993, concentrating my practice in Family Law
  • Law Firm of Caryl Jacobs Gabe, Ltd., 1993 to date, concentrating practice in Family Law

Professional Organizations

  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Published Articles

  • Confidentiality between Clients and Professionals
  • Appellate case: In Re Marriage of Richardson vs. Kennedy Richardson: Calculation of Retirement Rights.

Lectures

  • Orders of Protection: How to seek and obtain, and how to defend
  • Custody and Child Support
  • How to prepare for substantial asset divorce proceedings prior to seeking divorce.

Volunteer Legal:

  • Moot Court Judge

Rave Reviews from
Happy Clients

  • She has always shown the utmost respect and professionalism.

    “I have known Caryl for many years and have had numerous family law cases against her. She has always shown the utmost respect and professionalism.”

    S.K.

  • A true professional in every sense of the word.

    “I have known Caryl for quite a few years now and anyone looking for a family law attorney, she is the only one I recommend to all my clients. A true professional in every sense of the word.”

    I.C.

  • I have recommended my family to her over the years and their experiences have been wonderful as well.

    “I have hired Ms. Gabe on several occasions to assist me with my divorce and other family law related matters. She is a true professional, and always took the time to listen. I have recommended my family to her over the years and their experiences have been wonderful as well.”

    R.M.

  • I highly recommend her if you are going through a divorce. She is an expert and extremely professional!!!

    “Thanks for being so amazing! Caryl helped me get out of a terrible marriage. My ex-husband tried to extend the divorce case as long as he could, but Caryl not only helped get me a divorce, she also made sure he paid some of the attorney fees for the delay. I appreciate all your help throughout this tough time. I highly recommend her if you are going through a divorce. She is an expert and extremely professional!!!”

    B.A

  • I wouldn't have made it through without their assistance.

    “I really appreciated all the help Caryl and Tim provided to me during a very difficult time in my life. I wouldn't have made it through without their assistance.”

    B.G.