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Frances H. Krasnow


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Chicago, IL

Frances H. Krasnow

Ms. Krasnow has been practicing law for more than 35 years. With extensive experience in general civil litigation, Fran focuses her practice on all aspects of complex family law, including marital dissolutions, asset identification and allocation, custody issues, child support and maintenance issues, prenuptial agreements, and post-decree matters.

She is a talented negotiator and trial attorney who brings her resourceful, supportive perspective to assist clients during this important time.

Fran is highly involved in the Chicago community, serving on numerous boards. She is currently serving on the Northwestern Law Board; the Board of Directors of the Anti-Defamation League; the Illinois Appleseed Foundation; and she is also a director of the Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company.

Family Law: Executive Divorce, A Roundtable Discussion, Crain’s Custom Media

State of Illinois

U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Federal Trial Bar

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. American Academy of Trial Lawyers Medal for Excellence in Advocacy and the Lowden Wigmore Prize, 1978

University of Michigan, A.B. with High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, and James B. Angell Scholar, 1973

Chicago Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Chicago Council of Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law (2008 to present)

Leading Lawyers’ Network

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Top 50 Women Consumer Lawyers in Illinois

Illinois Super Lawyers

Received the ADL Women of Achievement Award

Received the AFHU Leaders of Distinction Award

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