Julie has built her practice techniques on the fundamentals. She knows the law and supporting cases well, and she holds opposing attorneys and judges accountable for her knowledge.
June 06, 2022
Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC, a family law firm with offices in Elmhurst, Park Ridge and Chicago, Illinois, is proud to announce that attorney Julie A. Johnson has joined the firm. Attorney Johnson will serve as legal counsel, and she will expand and strengthen the firm’s family law practice through her distinguished advocacy skills and appellate law experience. “One of the reasons we are proud to have Julie join our firm is that we believe Julie shares our dedication to treating her clients with respect and zealously defending them at all times,” the director said. Maxine Weiss-Kunz.
As a qualified and experienced attorney, Attorney Johnson is well versed in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including drafting prenuptial agreements, adoption, divorce, complex financial matters, parentage , child support, allocation and modification of parental responsibilities, resettlement. out of state and domestic violence. Attorney Johnson routinely negotiates financial settlements and parenting arrangements without the need for litigation and expertly argues evidentiary motions and trials when needed. Using her acumen for written legal argument, Ms. Johnson has also developed a successful niche appeals practice, correcting errors that occur in family trial courts. By using a unique approach that combines both formidable legal defense and giving clients effective tools to disengage from toxic conflict, Attorney Johnson has earned her excellent reputation for client-minded representation.
“Julie has built her practice techniques on the fundamentals. She knows the law and supporting cases well, and she holds opposing attorneys and judges accountable for her knowledge. She’s a wonderful combination of the person you want to both stand by your side in court and write your case. This combination of skills is rare. – Amanda M. Oliver, Director.
Attorney Johnson’s previous career as a lawyer and counselor for victims of domestic violence inspired her to practice family law. Since becoming a lawyer in 2007, she has helped hundreds of clients move independently and safely towards a better future.
On more than one occasion, Attorney Johnson has been recognized for her excellent work in the area of family law and as a champion for women in the profession. Julie Johnson received the prestigious Alta May Hulett Award from the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women in 2017. This award recognizes Attorney Johnson’s work in promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession and local communities. Since 2015, Ms. Johnson has been named an Emerging or Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers and has been recognized as an Illinois Super Family Lawyer since 2008.
Julie Johnson has served the legal community in many capacities. Since she was a student at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, Ms. Johnson has been an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Today, she is completing the final year of her second elected term on the ISBA Board of Governors. She is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association.
About Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC
Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC was founded in 2014 and is well-loved in the Chicago community. Directors continue to receive accolades within the domestic relations community. Additionally, in 2021, attorney Andrew Ference was promoted to partner and, in 2022, attorney Jennifer L. Fox was promoted to senior partner. The Firm prides itself on internally promoting and maintaining an atmosphere where lawyers can grow and cultivate their practices.
The WKO team offers its clients an individualized approach and the utmost attention. Although often best known for their success in litigation, WKO attorneys regularly use their skills to resolve issues through mediation and other forms of dispute resolution.
The firm has successfully represented clients in complex matters involving the distribution of assets, prenuptial agreements, high conflict divorces and child custody. WKO provides legal services to clients in many counties in the region, including Cook County, Lake County and DuPage County.
To learn more about Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC, please visit https://www.wkofamilylaw.com/ or call 312-605-4041.
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