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Janet E. Boyle

Founder and Principal

Janet E. Boyle

With over 36 years of unwavering dedication, Janet E. Boyle is a seasoned legal professional specializing in family and matrimonial law. Her commitment extends beyond expertise to a compassionate approach, guiding individuals through some of life’s toughest challenges. Janet’s focus on helping clients initiate new beginnings showcases her deep understanding of the intricate dynamics within family law. Recognized for her excellence and impactful contributions, Janet brings a unique blend of expertise and compassion to every case. Explore Janet’s comprehensive legal services and discover a supportive partner in your legal journey.

Passionate Family Law Advocate:

  • Specializes in family and matrimonial law to guide clients through challenging times.
  • Focused on helping clients start anew with effective solutions.

Comprehensive Expertise:

  • Over 35 years of experience in family law.
  • Masters in Taxation, adept at navigating complex financial implications in divorce cases.
  • Expertise in high-net-worth divorces involving business owners, professionals, and executives.

Community Involvement:

  • Active participation in professional organizations, speaking engagements, and continuing legal education programs.
  • Leadership roles in community organizations in the northwest suburbs.
  • Three-term Chair of Northwest Community Hospital Foundation Board in Arlington Heights.

Recognition and Awards:

  • Recipient of The Honorable Edward R. Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois State Bar Association.
  • Designated Super Lawyer, Chicago Magazine 2024
  • Top Lawyers, Chicago Magazine 2022 
  • Best Divorce Layers in Palatine, 2021
  • Leading Lawyers, Peer Selected 2020
  • 10 Best, Client Satisfaction, 2016, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

Areas of Practice:

  • Complex, High-Profile Family Law Matters
  • Distribution of Assets
  • Spousal and Child Support
  • Parenting Issues

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1978


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
  • John Marshall Law School LL.M. (Taxation)
  • 40 Hour Divorce and Family Mediation Training Program, Chicago, Illinois
  • Arbitrator Training Program

Classes/Seminars (Taught/Written):

  • Business Valuation 2024 program on the Key issues in Lifestyle Analysis and the Use of Technology, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; 2024
  • Attorney’s Fees, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; January 2020
  • Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; 2018, 2019
  • The New Child Support Laws, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; 2017
  • New Lawyer Seminar, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association

Civic Association Membership:

  • Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary 1 – Chicago
  • Northwest Community Hospital Foundation Board

About Us

Family law is complicated. The impact on the lives of everyone involved cannot be minimized, but Janet helps her clients discover that life will go on, and in many cases, will be better.