Chicago Family Law Appellate Lawyer


The legal ramifications from the decisions in family law proceedings (divorce, custody and visitation, and property division) will monumentally impact the lives of you, your children and loved ones. Often, the decisions are erroneous due to a failure to apply the appropriate legal standards or as the result of poor legal representation. Paul J. Bargiel is a family law appellate lawyer with 40+ years of experience who will provide you expert counsel, shape your appeal, and put your case in the best possible position for success.

Four Decades of Success in Family Law Appeals

Paul J. Bargiel has handled 250+ appeals, including more than 50 appeals before the Illinois Supreme Court and several appeals before the United States Supreme Court, resulting in more than 200 reported decisions. He is based in Chicago, IL, listed in Super Lawyers, and maintains the highest rating, AV Preeminent, based on peer rated review and recognition through Martindale-Hubbell. He began his career as the Chief of the Appeals Division at the Illinois Attorney General's office and has served as the President of the Appellate Lawyers Association.

Free Consultation: Experienced Appellate Lawyer

A notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days of the final judgment, so immediate attention is required to file your notice promptly. Call Paul at 312-263-0888, or send him an email to schedule a free consultation as soon as possible. Paul has worked with top professional athletes, iconic business leaders, and he can position your appeal for success in your time of family crisis.