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Caryl Jacobs Gabe

Founding Attorney

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.

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
  • 10 Best 2016
  • 10 best 2019-2020
  • John Marshall Law School
  • DuPage Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburbs Bar Association
  • IL Bar Association

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