Awards and Accolades

2005 Crain’s Chicago Business-Top Family Lawyers
2004 West Suburban Living Magazine-“Raising The Bar: Top Family Lawyers.”
2004 ECAF Kick off for Kids Certificate of Commendation-Laura M. Urbik Kern
2003-2008 Selected by Peers as Leading Lawyer (Top 5% in State in Family Law)
2003 Pro Bono Award-DuPage County Bar Association Legal Aid-Laura M. Urbik Kern
2003 Editorials-Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Newsletter
1994 DuPage County Bar Brief, January, 1994, Editorial: “Children’s Rights”
1994 DuPage County Bar Brief, January, 1994, Book Review: “Legal Rights of Children.”
1994 American Jurisprudence Award
1992 Best Appellate Brief Award
1982 Special Commendation for outstanding performance in legal research, writing and oral argument

…..and more importantly words of appreciation from our clients….

“I appreciate your representation of my nephew’s case and your generosity towards my sister. You are really well suited for Juvenile Law.”

“Thank you for all your hard work and care in this case. Adults need to be acknowledged for the good they do, as well.”

“It’s nice to know there are still honest lawyers are still around.”

“Thank you so much for helping my sister-in-law during this very tough time!”

“….I know the work you do is very taxing and overwhelming at times. It seems to me that the reason it is so demanding is because you demand so much of yourself. You are an excellent lawyer, and artful advocate, and a caring person. Your good works do not go unnoticed.”