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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 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

  • 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.

  • It's nice going into the court room knowing that your lawyer is 3 steps ahead of the competition!

    “Carly Gabe and her staff provided me with A+ legal advice and the counseling support to help me come out of the divorce in good spirits and ready for my new life. It's nice going into the court room knowing that your lawyer is 3 steps ahead of the competition!”

    M.R.

  • Thank you for all you did for me during that difficult time.

    “Any questions I had, Caryl or Tim would happily answer them. Caryl stood up for me repeatedly in an ugly battle. Things were done promptly, even when the other side was slow. Caryl's confidence is comforting and well deserved. Everything worked out in my favor in the end. Thank you for all you did for me during that difficult time. I appreciate the patience that shown to me, and the calming demeanor that was constant throughout. 5 stars is an understatement”

    Michael Davis

  • 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.

  • 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.