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Steven N. Peskind - St. Charles, IL

2445 Dean StreetSuite E St. Charles, IL 60175

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Updated: 01/02/2018

St. Charles Family Law Lawyer

About Steven N. Peskind

Practice Areas

  • Family Law


  • 90%


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1985

Other Affiliations

  • Kane County Bar Association, 1998 - 1999 (President)
  • Kane County Bar Association, 1996 - 1998 (Vice President)
  • Kane County Bar Association, 1995 - 1996 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Kane County Bar Association, 1996 - 1999 (Board, Kane County Bar Foundation)
  • Kane County Bar Association, 1997 - 1998 (Chair, Delivery of Legal Services Committee)
  • Kane County Bar Association, 2001 - 2002 (Chair, Family Law Committee 1993-1995)
  • Kane County Bar Association (Co-Developer, Kane County Family Law Mediation Program)
  • Kane County Bar Association (Co-Developer "Families First Legal Aid Program")
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2000 - Present (Family Law Section Counsel)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1990 - 1994 (Assembly Delegate)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2001 - 2003 (Assembly Delegate)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1991 - 1993 (New Lawyers Division Section Counsel)
  • Illinois State Bar Associatio, 1992 - 1994 (Bench/Bar Section Counsel)
  • American Bar Association, 1993 - 1994 (Vice Chairman Young Lawyers Family Law Section)
  • American Bar Association, 1997 (Bar Leadership Institute)
  • American Judicature Society (Member)
  • Chicago Art Institute (Member)
  • American Bar Association Family Law Litigation Newsletter, 1998 - 1999 (Assistant Editor)
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers (Member)


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1985
  • Tulane University, 1982
  • University of Houston Law School/American Bar Association, 1995
    Major: Trial Skills
  • Mediation Institute, 1991
    Major: Mediation Training

Past Positions

  • Susan E. Loggans and Associates, Chicago, IL, Law Clerk, 1983 - 1985
  • Law Offices of David P. Peskind, Aurora, IL, Associate, 1985 - 1988
  • Peskind & Peskind, Ltd, Aurora, IL, Partner, 1988 - 1992
  • Law Offices of Steven N. Peskind, Geneva, IL, Principal, 1996 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Attorney, - Present
  • Breaking Free: Not for profit education and treatment of substance abuse, -
  • United Way Allocations Committee, -

Classes and Seminars

  • Calculation of Child Support and Maintenance in Family Law Cases, Kane County Bar Association, 2001
  • Discoverability of Mental Health Records, Kane County Bar Association, 1998
  • Extraordinary Family Law Remedies, Kane County Bar Association, 1992
  • Hearsay In Family Law Cases, Kane County Bar Association, 1993
  • Contempt Proceedings, Kane County Bar Association, 1994
  • KIDS Program - Lectures on divorce and its impact on children, Kane County Family Court
  • People's Law School, 1990
  • People's Law School, 1992


Other Sources of Feedback About Steven N. Peskind

Included on the 2023 Illinois list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Steven N. Peskind on Super Lawyers


  • Fellow, Illinois State Bar Foundation
  • American Legion Citizenship Award, 1978
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Congressional Intern, 1980
  • Nominated as Illinois "Law and Leading Attorney" in the field of Family Law, 1996
  • Sponsor: David P. Peskind Memorial Scholarship
  • One of the Top Attorneys in the Nation
  • Diplomate, American College of Family Trial Lawyers, 2015 - Present
  • Best Lawyers Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” for the Chicago Area, 2015 - Present
  • Leading Illinois Lawyer, The Leading Lawyers Network, 2003 - Present
  • Super Lawyer, 2008 - 2017

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Office Information


2445 Dean StreetSuite E St. Charles, IL 60175


  • 630-444-0702

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  • "Investigation and Discovery", Child Custody Litigation (Illinois Institute, 1998
  • "Investigation and Discovery" Supplement, Child Custody Litigation (Illinois Institute, 2000
  • "Family law" Starting points: The Fundamentals of 11 practice Areas, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1994
  • "Family law" Starting points: The Fundamentals of 11 practice Areas, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2000
  • "Effective Presentation of a Motion for Temporary Support", ABA Fam9ly Law Litigation Newsletter, Spring, 1999

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