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Divorce Attorney Highland Park - Divorce Lawyers Chicago



An attorney since 1984, Michael C. Craven is a partner in the law firm of Harrison & Held, LLP, which is  a dynamic and leading Chicagoland law firm. Mr. Craven is highly experienced in custody (allocation of parental responsibilities), 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. Divorce Highland Park can be your ally and advocate, dealing with the legal details while helping you come to a mutually agreeable settlement with your spouse.


Attorney Craven has been successfully working with clients in the Highland Park area since he began his career.  He knows the community and the court system.  His strong financial background gives him a leading edge.  Mr. Craven knows the intricacies of the law and the tax ramifications that certain decisions will bring.  Together, he works with his clients to come up with the strategies for each unique case.


Every consecutive year since 2009, Mr. Craven was honored as an Illinois Super Lawyer. Illinois Super Lawyers are “considered among the best in their profession” and “represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Illinois.” 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.


Michael’s peers recognize him as one of Illinois’ top lawyers.  Under the Martindale-Hubbell ® Lawyer Rating System Michael received an AV® PreeminentTM  rating, showing “the highest level of professional excellence.” Michael’s AV® “rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.”  The Leading Lawyers Network has called Michael one of the top attorneys in the state of Illinois.



Michael Craven -Divorce Attorney Highland Park – Chicago, IL 60601