Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C.

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2000 McDonald Road, Suite 200 | South Elgin, IL 60177

Lisa M. Nyuli

Lisa M. Nyuli
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Lisa M. Nyuli has been a partner since joining the firm of Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, for the first 10 years of her career, she worked as an attorney in Aurora, Illinois and in Geneva, Illinois. She was licensed in 1989 and focuses her practice primarily in all areas of family law. In 2008, she became a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Ms. Nyuli is also active in the Illinois State Bar Association as a member, having served two terms on the Board of Governors, and as Treasurer of the Board. She is past chair of the Judicial Advisory Polls Committee and has served for many years on the Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Family Law Section Council. Ms. Nyuli is on the Assembly, and was the Chair of both the 2011 and the 2012 ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conferences.

Ms. Nyuli is involved in a number of professional organizations, and has been a frequent seminar speaker for the ISBA and the Kane County Bar Association on various areas of practice, including family law, bankruptcy, practice management, GAL training and ethics/civility. She is a past President of the Kane County Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Foundation. She received the Family Law Achievement Award from the Kane County Bar Association in 2003 for her work in establishing a Children’s Waiting Room at the Kane County Judicial Center. She also received the pro bono award from the Kane County Bar Foundation in 2006.

Ms. Nyuli received her B.S. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1986 and her J.D. from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1989. She was honored with the Alumnus of the Year Award in 2005 from NIU College of Law. She has been chosen by her peers as a Leading Lawyer in Family Law every year since 2010, and as a SuperLawyer in family law every year since 2011.

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1989
  • Northern District of Illinois, 1989
  • United States Supreme Court, 2004

Education:

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D. - 1989
  • University of Illinois, B.S. Business Administration - 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member, 1989 - Present
    • Treasurer, 2014 - 2015
    • Board of Governors, 2009 – 2015
    • Assembly, 2001 - 2007; 2016 - Present
    • Judicial Advisory Polls Committee
      • Chair, 2005 - 2006
      • Member, 2000 - Present
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee
      • Member, 2004 – 2012; 2015 - Present
    • Solo & Small Firm Conference Committee
      • Chair, 2011 - 2012
      • Member, 2007 - 2012
    • Family Law Section Council
      • Member, 2015 – Present
    • Task Force on Future of Legal Services
      • Vice-Chair, 2015 – 2017
    • Special Committee For Review of Collaborative Law Process
      • Member, 2016 – 2017
    • Investment Committee
      • Member, 2015 – Present
  • Illinois Bar Foundation
    • Board of Directors, 2010 – 2012; 2013 – Present
    • Treasurer, 2013 - 2016
    • The Fellows, Vice Chair, 2016 – Present
    • Gold Fellow
  • Kane County Bar Association
    • Member, 1989 - Present
    • President, 2004 - 2005
    • Committees
      • Family Law, Chair (2007 – 2008; 2015 - 2016)
  • Kane County Bar Foundation
    • Board Member, 1996 - 2009
    • President, 2001 - 2003
    • Chair – Children’s Waiting Room Committee, 1998 - 2009
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2008 - Present

Community Memberships/Participation:

  • Volunteer Attorney – Administer Justice
  • Volunteer Attorney – Prairie State Legal Services
  • Family Counseling Services, Aurora, Illinois, 1991 – 2002
    • President, 1999 – 2001
  • YWCA Legal Aid, Aurora, Illinois
    • Volunteer attorney for legal advice clinic, 1992 - 2000
  • St. Charles Breakfast Rotary Club, St. Charles, Illinois, 1990 – 1999
    • Paul Harris Fellow

Honors and Awards:

  • Family Law Achievement Award, Kane County Bar Association, 2003
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council, Alumnus of the Year, 2005
  • Kane County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award, 2006
  • Illinois ProBono attorney of the month, April, 2009
    • Illinois Legal Aid Online
  • Superlawyer, Family Law, 2012 – Present
  • Leading Lawyer, Family Law; 2011 - Present

Published Works:

  • Dissipation of Assets Under the 2016 IMDMA
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, August 2016
  • New Laws and Recent Trends: Strategies For The Practice of Family Law
    • Inside the Minds – Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, 2015 - 2016 Edition; Aspatore
  • Dividing Railroad Retirement Benefits In Divorce
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, August 2015
  • Pet Custody In Divorce
    • Kane County Bar Association, Bar Briefs, December 2014
    • Lake County Bar Association, The Docket, April 2015
  • How A Bill Becomes A Law – ISBA Style
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, August 2014
  • Unbundling Family Law
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, September 2013
  • The Second District Gives Lessons for the Guardian Ad Litem
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, August 2012
  • 10 Best Tips From a GAL Perspective
    • ISBA Family Law Newsletter, May 2012
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