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Are you looking to hire a top family lawyer in Chicago? Family lawyer and divorce attorney Michael C. Craven is that attorney.  He is a seasoned professional who is well-respected by his colleagues and peers.  You can read his many satisfied client testimonials on his main webpage at divorcelawyerschicago.org


An attorney since 1984, Michael C. Craven is a partner in the law firm of Harrison & Held, LLC one of Illinois’s leading law firms. Harrison & Held is located in Chicago and serves Chicago and the surrounding counties.

Mr. Craven concentrates his practice as a family lawyer in Chicago and is highly experienced in custody (allocation of parental responsibilites), visitation/parenting time, and other family law matters. He is also a certified public accountant and has extensive experience in negotiating and litigating complex matrimonial financial issues. In addition to a traditional practice in divorce law, Mr. Craven has training and experience in collaborative law and mediation.

Mr. Craven is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and previously was the associate editor of the council’s newsletter and has served on the council’s Maintenance and Cyber Spying sub-committees. Mr. Craven is a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a select group of attorneys who are recognized as preeminent family law practitioners with high levels of knowledge, skill and integrity.

Mr. Craven’s clients find him to be experienced, trustworthy, and committed. He has a proven track record as one of the top rated family lawyer in Chicago and he consistently receives high ratings on AVVO’s website. AVVO offers free ratings and profiles for 90% of practicing lawyers in the U.S. As one client said, “Michael was always sensitive to my questions and concerns and took into account my financial situation and desire to complete this divorce speedily. He was honest in making me aware which topics were worth fighting for. I highly recommend Michael…. as he made this very difficult time in my life more expeditious, classy, and graceful.”


Michael Craven -Family Lawyer Chicago – Chicago, IL 60601