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February 2016

Lombard Family Law Firm Announces New Partner

DuPage Family Law Attorney Chantelle Porter The Lombard family law firm of A. Traub & Associates is pleased to announce that Senior Associate Chantelle A. Porter has been promoted to Partner. Porter joined A. Traub and Associates in 2008.

"Chantelle has been a phenomenal asset to A. Traub & Associates and just all in all great to have around. Her unwavering commitment to the local legal community and her clients is impressive. It was an easy decision to name Chantelle as a partner and we look forward to her success within this new role," says Principal Owner of A. Traub & Associates, Angel M. Traub.

April 2015

2015 Pro Bono Service Award

Congratulations to our own Margaret M. O'Connell for being awarded a 2015 Pro Bono Service Award from the DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation at the DuPage County Bar Association's Law Day celebration.

February 2015

Lombard Family Law Attorney Named 2015 Super Lawyer

Lombard Family Law Attorney Chantelle A. Porter The Lombard law firm A. Traub & Associates is pleased to announce that Senior Associate Chantelle A. Porter has been recognized as a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star. This year marks the fourth straight Super Lawyers recognition for Porter as she was first named a Rising Star in 2012.

Super Lawyers Rising Stars are among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state of Illinois. Attorneys who are chosen as Super Lawyers Rising Stars are selected through a multi-phased process, which includes formal nominations, research, and peer evaluations. Every Super Lawyers candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement and the selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

August 2014

Lombard Family Lawyer Appointed to Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governors

Lombard Family Lawyer Chantelle A. Porter Lombard family lawyer Chantelle A. Porter, a Senior Associate Attorney at A. Traub & Associates, has been appointed as a member-at-large to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Board of Governors.

As a member of the Board of Governors, Porter will serve a two-year term. The 27 members on the Board of Governors oversee the operations and management of the ISBA. The Board helps ensure the association adheres to the general policies set by the member assembly. The ISBA is comprised of 33,000 members across the state of Illinois with offices in both Springfield and Chicago. The ISBA provides professional services to Illinois lawyers and legal professionals, and offers educational services to the general public through their website, brochures and distribution of legal information.

June 2014

Lombard Family Law Firm Relocates and Expands Office

Lombard Family Law Firm A. Traub & Associates Lombard family law firm A. Traub & Associates is pleased to announce they have relocated and expanded their DuPage office in order to better serve their clients’ needs.

The new Lombard law office is located at 100 W. 22nd Street Suite 150, Lombard, IL 60148. The expansion of the office included the addition of a children’s room. This child-friendly space is used as a supervised visitation room for Guardian ad Litem meetings and reunification meetings. Most recently, the children’s room was utilized to facilitate the reunification of a military father and his child.

May 2014

Lombard Criminal Lawyer Earns 2014 Inspirational Woman Award

Margaret O' Connell A. Traub & Associates would like to congratulate Lombard criminal lawyer Margaret M. O'Connell on earning the 2014 Inspirational Woman Award from the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers (D.A.W.L.). This year marks the eighth year that the Inspirational Woman Award was presented to an exceptional female attorney in DuPage County.

According to D.A.W.L., The Inspirational Woman Award is presented to a female attorney who has achieved success, not only in the courtroom or in the office, but also in her life. O’Connell was presented with the award at the organization’s Annual Installation Dinner of President Elect Kiley M. Whitty. O’Connell was selected for this prestigious honor based on Board of Directors’ recommendations and membership nominations.

January 2014

A. Traub and Associates Announces Expansion with New Office

Posted by Illinois Lawyer Now

On January 13, 2014, A. Traub and Associates relocated their office space from downtown Lombard into an office building located at 100 West 22nd Street, Suite 150 Lombard, IL. The law firm represents numerous children with their Guardian Ad Litem work. "We are most excited about providing special amenities through our children’s meeting room," said senior attorney Chantelle Porter. The children’s room will be kid friendly and welcoming in design with playful colors and children sized tables and chairs. Principal Angel Traub added, "It allows us to meet with the children we represent on their level; making them feel more comfortable in tough situations is our goal."

April 2014

Lombard Law Firm Hires Experienced Criminal Attorney

Lombard criminal lawyer Margaret O’Connell Lombard law firm A. Traub & Associates is pleased to announce the addition of criminal defense and family law attorney Margaret M. O'Connell to the team. O’Connell brings a wide array of legal experience to the firm.

O’Connell focuses her practice on criminal defense, family law, traffic and expungement law. She is also a Guardian ad litem for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit. Prior to joining A. Traub & Associates, O’Connell worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in DuPage County. During this time she prosecuted cases involving domestic violence, child abuse, felony crimes and misdemeanors. Additionally, O’Connell spent time as Senior Assistant Attorney General, where she prosecuted cases in the Criminal Trials Assistance Bureau throughout Illinois.

October 2013

DuPage Association of Women Lawyers President Chantelle Porter honored ISBA presidents at an October luncheon.

Illinois State Bar Association DuPage County Bar Association Northwest Suburban Bar Association American Inns of Court DuPage Association of Woman Lawyers National Association of Woman Business Owners
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