Trusted Guides For Complex Family Matters
As a seasoned and highly respected attorney, Pepi Camerlingo has successfully represented hundreds of clients in proceedings involving issues relating to all aspects of family law. These include resolving and litigating issues that relate to support (child support and maintenance), valuation/allocation of assets including complex business interests, pension/retirement asset valuation and allocation, child disputes (allocation of decisions and parenting time), and uncontested and contested adoption proceedings.
Pepi's personalized service takes into account each client's unique circumstances. Her focus, strength, and vision keep her clients grounded as they go through what can be an emotional and troubling process of untangling a relationship. She has an innate ability to listen, connect and guide each individual client through a difficult process. By working tirelessly and fiercely, Pepi garners the greatest outcome for her clients and shows a deep understanding of who she represents.
Professional Accolades & Leadership
Maintaining an excellent reputation in the community for her ethics and dedication to clients, Pepi holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and, every year since 2009, has been peer-selected after a rigorous nomination and voting process as a Leading Lawyer in the practice area of family law, a distinction awarded to less than 5% of all Illinois attorneys. As a celebration of her negotiation and litigation skills, she was recognized with the coveted 40 Under 40 Award by Law Bulletin Media's Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in 2008.
Her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification designation has enhanced client benefits who often need her expertise in financial issues including maintenance, income, valuation and disposition of complex assets including real and personal property and business interests. After graduating from the University of Nebraska, Pepi obtained her law degree from DePaul University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois. She was admitted to the practice of law in 1995 and has concentrated exclusively in the field of family and matrimonial law.
- DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
- Certified Public Accountant Designation
- University of Nebraska
- B.S. - 1992
- Honors: cum laude
- Family Law
- Divorce And Asset Division
- Allocation Of Parental Responsibilities
- Child Support & Maintenance (Alimony)
- Post-Decree Modifications
- Martindale-Hubbell Peer-Rated: AV Preeminent
- Leading Lawyer, 2009-present
- Super Lawyers, Illinois Rising Star, 2008, 2009
- Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch, 2008
- Illinois, 1995
- Women's Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- DuPage County Bar Association, Past Chair
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