About Lisa L. Dunn

Lisa L. Dunn, Attorney at Law, practices litigation in the areas of Criminal and Traffic Defense, Family Law, Divorce Law (including Pre-decree and Post-decree issues), Child Support Law, Child Custody Law, Domestic Violence, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Parentage Law, and all other Family Law or Matrimonial Law issues. 

She also represents clients in Residential Real Estate Law and general litigation matters. 

She appears in court primarily in Chicago's Cook County, as well as in Lake, DuPage and McHenry Counties in Illinois. 

Lisa's Practice Areas

Family Law

  • Litigation
  • Negotiated settlements
  • Premarital and post nuptial agreements
  • Marital Settlement Agreements and Separation Agreements
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities and Parenting Time (formerly called custody and visitation)
  • Property Division
  • Maintenance (formerly known as Alimony)
  • Child Support
  • Parentage/Paternity Cases
  • Post Divorce disputes

Criminal Law

  • Representation in all traffic related matters
  • Ordinance violations
  • Misdemeanor charges including:
    •  Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs (DUI)
    • Driving While Suspended or Revoked
    • Battery
    • Domestic battery
    • Theft
    • Retail theft
    • Possession of alcohol or drugs
    • All other criminal charges.


Speaker Credits

Lisa L. Dunn has spoken at many workshops, professional associations, and conferences:

  • Presenter at The Lilac Tree, an  organization helping individuals before, during and after divorce,  speaking at the Self-Representation Workshop 101 - January 23, 2019
  • Presenter at the Lilac Tree, an organization for divorcing women, at the Divorce University, speaking on the “Financial Panel" - May 7, 2017
  • Presenter at the Illinois State Bar Association, DUI and Traffic Law Updates, Spring 2017, "Defending Basic Traffic Cases" - April 7, 2017
  • Presenter at the Illinois State Bar Association, DUI and Traffic Law Updates - Fall 2013, "Motions to Vacate in Traffic Cases & Basic Traffic Issues & Collateral Consequences" -September 20, 2013
  • Presenter at the Illinois State Bar Association, DUI, Traffic and  Secretary of State-Related Issues - 2013 Spring Update, "Motions to  Vacate in Traffic Cases & Basic Traffic Issues" -May 4, 2013
  • Presenter at the Illinois State Bar Association, Legal Issues a New  Lawyer Should Know: Traffic, Estate Planning & Law Office Management  Basics.  Spoke on the topic of "Traffic Law  Primer" - February 28, 2013
  • Presenter at Illinois State Bar Association, 5th Annual CLE Fest Classic: "Secretary  of State Administrative Hearings, Restricted Driving Permits, and  Reinstatements, Including Suspensions, Revocations, Amended BAIID Rules" - May 30, 2012
  • "DUI, Traffic, and Secretary of State-Related Issues – 2010",  Sponsored by the ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section - April 17, 2010
  • Presenter at the Lake County Bar Association, Criminal Law Seminar,  Traffic Law Update , “Secretary of State  Administrative Hearings” - October 16 & 17, 2008


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Professional Appointments + Associations

Standing Committee on Member Services - ISBA


Standing Committee on Member Services appointee, Illinois State Bar Association 2018 - 2020. More for ISBA.

Divorce University™ Speaker + Benefactor


Benefactor of The Lilac Tree, 2009 to the Present, and speaker at the annual Divorce University™ conference.

Advisory Board Member - DePaul University


Member - Lake County Bar Association


Current member of the Lake County Bar Association.

Board Member + Secretary - AWALC


Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County, Secretary 2019-2020; Board Member 2015-2020.

Board Member - Jefferson Inn of AIC


Board member 2019-2020, Jefferson Inn of the American Inns of Court.

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