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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

An Experienced Divorce Lawyer in Hoffman Estates &Palatine​

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.

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 graduate cum laude
  • John Marshall Law School: Law Review; Graduate with Honors-Order of John Marshall

Employment:

  • 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

Awards & Accomplishments

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

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

  • 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.

  • Caryl Jacobs Gabe saved my life!!!! Beyond grateful!!

    “Caryl Jacobs Gabe saved my life!!!! Beyond grateful!!”

    Christine

  • 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.

  • Their professionalism was second to none.

    “Caryl and her staff were outstanding from start to finish. I really appreciate all of the hardwork and dedication to my case. Their professionalism was second to none. I would highly recommend them, and thank them for making a difficult time in my life tolerable.”

    J.E.

  • I will be recommending many more people to her. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you.

    “I came to Caryl initially to get some legal advise, and I was so impressed with her calm demeanor in our initial consultation that I came back to her a week later and filed for divorce. The process was so quick and easy. All my questions were answered in an expeditious and honest manner. I will be recommending many more people to her. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you.”

    E.B.