Northbrook, IL WW/Press/August 27, 2020 – L. Steven Rakowski, Principal Attorney with LSR Family Law Group was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
“I focus on optimizing client participation and case control by offering principled and practical advocacy.”- L. Steven Rakowski
Based in Northbrook, Illinois, LSR Family Law Group serves Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties. The firm provides high-quality legal services in all areas of family law including divorce, paternity, dispute-resolution methods, post-decree modifications, family law appeals and parenting responsibility. The attorneys understand the stress and anxiety you suffer when troublesome family law issues arise. They will work with you to gain a complete understanding of your concerns and recommend a solution built around the special circumstances of your case. Attorney L. Steven Rakowski and his legal team has the experience, commitment and skill to help you successfully navigate even the most challenging family law issues. At LSR Family Law Group, they will meet with you, listen carefully, and identify the best approach in your case with a fresh outlook and will passionately work to resolve your situation favorably, securing the best possible result.
L. Steven Rakowski is principal attorney at LSR Family Law Group. For more than 30 years, Mr. Rakowski has been providing compassionate, yet aggressive, family law representation to his clients. He has earned his reputation as a skilled trial attorney and a talented negotiator, offering proficiency in both litigation and alternative methods of dispute resolution, including meditation and collaborative law, to maximize client control over the outcome of their case.
Mr. Rakowski began his legal career in 1990 and is admitted to the Illinois State Bar. In addition to his ability to practice law in all Illinois state courts, he has admittance to practice in the courtrooms of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Mr. Rakowski received his Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Ill., 1989 and Bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science earned at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1986. He is a valued member of numerous organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Cook County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, the Decalogue Society, the Cook County Bar Association, and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.
He is also a member of the Family Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. In that capacity Mr. Rakowski reviews and provides critical analysis on legislation impacting the practice of family law. Mr. Rakowski leverages his cutting-edge knowledge of divorce law to provide superior problem-solving skills in serving his clients.
When Mr. Rakowski is not assisting a client, he is often found at legal events. In addition, he is a prolific author and frequent lecturer. Mr. Rakowski was elected to Illinois Super Lawyers, 2016-2020 and is Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.