With an understanding of the emotional nature of family law, Michael A. Halusek uses his skills to help people through what can often be a very difficult time in their lives. Michael is a planner and problem-solver that looks at his cases from multiple angles and lenses allowing him to tailor an individualized strategy for each client. Michael’s understanding of his clients’ goals and concerns allow him to effectively resolve disputes outside of court while maintaining and maximizing his clients’ control over the outcome and the process. This approach has best served to protect his clients’ rights and interests both in and out of court in some of the most complex and contentious of family disputes.
Michael received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University. At DePaul, he earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Comparative Family Law as well as graduated with a Certificate in Child and Family Law, which denotes both distinguished performance and concentration in family law. Before law school, Michael studied at Lake Forest College obtaining dual degrees in economics and politics, as well as playing collegiate basketball.
Michael practices exclusively in family law with significant success representing clients in contested and complex litigation across Illinois. Michael provides counsel to clients in a wide range of matters, including the negotiation and litigation of complex financial disputes, business interests, property valuation and division, maintenance (spousal support), child support, parental responsibility (custody), parenting time, and the enforcement of parental rights. Additionally, Mr. Halusek ensures the protection of clients through the preparation of prenuptial agreements safeguarding clients’ financial interests and through civil litigation related to orders of protection, domestic violence, and the safety of his clients and their children.
Mr. Halusek is dedicated to providing premier levels of service and high-quality representation to his clients. He has worked and trained with some of the preeminent family lawyers and law firms in the country and has established a reputation of honesty and integrity.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago
- Past President; Director on Scholarship Board