Karen Pinkert-Lieb named best woman divorce lawyer in Illonois (she's senior partner in the "nation's number one family law firm")

Speaking of attorney bios, Karen Pinkert-Lieb has a pretty impressive one and you can just add “best woman divorce lawyer in Illinois” to it. While one can be forgiven for being leary about the gender classification, it is hard not to be impressed when one hears of Ms. Pinkert-Lieb’s credentials and accomplishments….will I ever grow up to look this good on paper??? Here’s the text from a recent press release:

Leading Lawyers Names Schiller DuCanto & Fleck’s Pinkert-Lieb Best Woman Divorce Lawyer in Illinois
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 12, 2011
Karen Pinkert-Lieb, a senior partner of Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, the nation’s number one family law firm, has been named the best woman divorce lawyer in Illinois, by Leading Lawyers Network, a peer-review publication that helps lawyers and legal consumers identify experienced, reputable lawyers in 84 different areas of law throughout the state of Illinois. Pinkert-Lieb, whose courtroom skills and ability to resolve difficult issues have brought her extensive recognition, was also selected as one of the top 10 women consumer attorneys.
“While Karen excels in the complexity of the letter of the law, it is her compassion for her clients that sets her apart from others in the field and has garnered her the respect of her peers,” notes Donald C. Schiller, Senior Partner. “She has a “heart” for lawyering that masterfully enables her to provide solid legal representation while at the same time being empathetic to the needs of her clients.”
In her 20 year career, Pinkert-Lieb has has successfully litigated and settled many cases involving complex financial and custody issues. She also has significant experience in preparing and negotiating premarital agreements. Pinkert-Lieb often represents professional women, as well as many lawyers who have been referred to her from former clients or other lawyers, in divorce cases. She has received an AV designation by Martindale-Hubbell for having the highest possible ratings in both legal ability and ethical standards and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. She is one of only 25 Illinois matrimonial lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Pinkert-Lieb chaired the Family Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association and worked extensively on family law legislation. A frequent author in trade and consumer publications, she also contributes to the Family Law Topics Blog.
Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP works with clients using a team approach to achieve the best possible results for those going through divorce and family transitions. The firm is the largest family law practice in the U.S and provides the most comprehensive legal resources available in this sensitive yet complex area of practice. Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP has offices in Chicago, Lake Forest and Wheaton, Illinois. Further information on the firm can be found at http://www.sdflaw.com/.