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Mr. Rinella is a senior partner in the oldest matrimonial law firm in Illinois. He has been practicing matrimonial law for more than 40 years and has handled every conceivable family law matter. He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America since the book's inception and the "Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers" as well as in Town & Country magazine, which named him as one of America's top 10 divorce lawyers in 1998 (its last issue regarding this designation).
Hourly Rate: $401-$500/hour
Retainer: Varies Upon Case
Date of Birth: 1936
Law School: DePaul University College of Law,J.D., 1961
Law School Honors/Involvement: Delta Theta Phi
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, B.S., 1958
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: Senior class vice president
The firm does not publish names of its clients, who range from captains of industry, television celebrities, and sports stars to small-business owners, professionals, and homemakers.
Rinella and Rinella Ltd, partner, 1961-present
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Published Legal Writing:
Chapter Author Legal Checklists, "Matrimonial Matters," 1983
Associate Editor of Domestic Relations Section of "Law Notes" for the American Bar Association, 1967-1975
Author and Lecturer on Domestic Relations for American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois American Journal of Family Law and The Continuing Legal Education, 1965-present
Co-Author and Lecturer of Butterworth Publication "Illinois Domestic Relations" 1989
Rinella and Rinella Ltd is the oldest matrimonial law firm in Illinois. The firm has six attorneys and nine staff members.
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