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Sheryl Rae Ghezzi

Sheryl Ghezzi

Law Office of Sheryl Rae Ghezzi
4433 West Touhy, Suite 404
Lincolnwood, IL 60712


Illinois (IL)



Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 years

Practice Areas

Family Law


The Law Office of Sheryl Rae Ghezzi is a boutique practice that concentrates on complex family law issues including high net worth property distribution and contested child custody litigation. Ms Ghezzi has extensive experience with the unique issues involved in the divorce process:  the valuation and division of marital and non-marital property; contested child custody; children's financial support and other contributions necessary for children's expenses; children's educational expenses; and spousal maintenance. Valuation complications arising from interests in professional practices, closely held corporations and commerecial real estate are competently resolved.

Ms. Ghezzi has lectured, locally and nationally, in the areas of legal ethics, civility and professionalism, child custody, and family law. Practice areas also include child visitation, post decree Judgment enforcement, college expense enforcement, spousal maintenance modification, child support modifcation, civil union agreements, paternity, prenuptial planning and Estate Planning. Family Law representative clients include physicians, lawyers, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, business owners, clergy members, home-makers, teachers and union members, as well as their spouses.    

Ms. Ghezzi supports her clients as they go through the process of transitioning their lives by  promoting a cooperative strategy to alleviate the emotional stresses inherent in family law issues. Tactical litigation is utilized when necessary.  The practice extends across Cook, Lake, Du Page, Will, McHenry, Kane and Kendall counties.


The Law Office of Sheryl Rae Ghezzi is conveniently located off I94 at the intersection of Touhy Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.  Parking is free. As a consideration to our busy professional clients, downtown Chicago appointments are available upon request. 

About Sheryl Ghezzi

Law School: The John Marshall Law School

Admitted: 1984, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker License, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association Military Affairs Committee, 2006
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1984
  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division, Certified Children's Representative
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1984
  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division, Court Facilitator
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • John Marshall Law School:  Job Advisory Board (Chairman: Family Law Committee), 2013
  • Executive Women's Golf Association
  • Founding Member, Lincolnwood School Foundation, 2002 - 2003
  • Military Affairs Committee, ISBA, 2002 - 2008
  • Court Facilitator, Circuit Court of Cook County, 2002 to present
  • Children's Representative, Circuit Court of Cook County, 1992 to present
  • Village of Lincolnwood Illinois  Human Relations Commission, 2004 to 2009
  • Alumni Board of Directors, Lake Forest College, 2007 to present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Representative Clients:

  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Chicago Motor Club
  • Commonwealth Edison

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Who's Who in America, 2014
  • Top Women Attorneys in Illinois , 2013
  • Who's Who in American Women
  • Who's Who in American Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • Lake Forest College, B.A. Major: Psychology/Political Science, 1977
  • Kingswood School Cranbrook, 1973
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