The Law Office Of Robbin D. Vanderwoude
The Law Office Of Robbin D. Vanderwoude


An Experienced Advocate, A Caring Ally

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Robbin D Vanderwoude





Former Divorce Commentator "News Segment" Radio Program, Radiostation 100.3 Chicago, IL 1993-1995

Speaker on Illinois Family Law for Mediation Training / Mediation Training and Consultation Institute 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody (Allocation of Parental Responsibilities)
  • Visitation (Parenting Time/Parenting Plans)
  • Child Support
  • Alimony (Maintenance)
  • Property Division
  • Post-Decree Modifications
  • Parentage Issues
  • LGBT - Marital & Post-Decree Issues

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediation, Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, 2012
  • Collaborative Law, International Academy of Collaborative Prof., 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1981


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • North Eastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.A.


  • Speaker on IL Family Law for Mediation Training, Med. Train. & Consult. Institute, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished/Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement / Martindale Hubbell, 2008-2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, fellow


  • English

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner