Choosing a divorce lawyer is one of the most important steps in the divorce process and can make or break your divorce case. But how do you know who is a good fit for your specific needs? This week Michelle Dempsey-Multack is joined by family lawyer, Hailey Zabrin partner at Berger Schatz. As an incredibly experienced family lawyer, Hailey will educate listeners on:
Important questions to ask when consulting with lawyers
Hiring someone who understands your goals and needs long term
Avoiding "shark" attorneys that want to focus on "winning"
Making a list of what is most important for you
AND SO MUCH MORE
Hailee Zabrin is an experienced and respected family law attorney who represents clients in all aspects of family law proceedings.
AREAS OF FOCUS
Hailee represents clients in all areas of family law. She began her career at Berger Schatz as a law clerk in 2008, became an associate in 2009, and a partner in 2018. Hailee specializes in litigation, negotiation, and alternative dispute resolution of complex financial matters including the valuation of businesses and business interests and asset tracing.
While in law school, Hailee held a Judicial Externship with the Honorable Judge Leida J. Gonzalez Santiago (Ret.) in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division.
Hailee believes the practice of family law is all about understanding and analyzing the financial nuances of each case, understanding the personalities involved, and developing a dynamic holistic legal strategy based on those facts. She represents each of her clients in a competitive, confident, and composed manner that is respected by the decision-makers in the family law community. Each family law case is different and fact-specific, and there is no “one size fits all” approach. Hailee understands how to utilize the law and expert witnesses to most effectively support her client’s positions and goals in litigation.
Hailee has mastered the art of structuring and organizing cases. She skillfully works with experts to bolster her cases and is known for tirelessly working when preparing a case for litigation. Hailee understands the law, and does so with great emotional intelligence, too. She is insightful and quick to grasp the dynamics of complicated situations.
Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, 2021– Present
Family Law: Arbitration
Family Law: Mediation
Law Bulletin Media, 40 Under Forty, 2019
Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018 – Present
Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyers, 2015 – Present
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Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney: Finding an Attorney That Will Get the Job Done Without Making Life Harder; with guest Hailee Zabrin