My philosophy is to implement intelligent, creative solutions for each client by engaging in a team-work effort with my clients. I've been engaged in improving clients’ lives with creative solutions for more than 40 years.
Having practiced law for more than 40 years, Lyle brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the practice of law.
Lyle earned his J.D. in 1972 at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was an editor of The Law Review and received AmJur awards in 1970 and 1972. He began his career with the DuPage County Public Defender’s office. Since 1972, he has been engaged in the private practice where he represents clients in family law, adoption, annulment, appeals, child support, custody, visitation, divorce guardianship, maintenance/alimony, paternity, corporate law, collaborative law, mediation, and civil litigation.
Lyle has taught at seminars and been a guest speaker for the DuPage County Bar Association, Cook County Domestic Relations Division, Law Education Institute, College of DuPage, Marmion Academy, Benedictine University, Triton Community College, Glenbard West High School and York High School.
State of Illinois Supreme Court.
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
Juris Doctor, Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1972.
Bachelor of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1962
Co-Chair College of DuPage Paralegal Advisory Council –(Past)
Mediator, Child Custody and Visitation, 1986 – present.
College and Corporate Attorney, The National College of
Chiropractic, 1985 – 1990.
Deputy Public Defender, DuPage County, 1972 – 1975.
Proposed standards in determining indigence in criminal cases, 1971, The Chicago-Kent Law Review.
Issues related to abortion, 1972, The Chicago-Kent Law Review.
Issues related to proof of computer billing records in civil litigation, 1987, The DuPage County Bar Association Journal.
Published Appellate Decisions
People v. Torres, 417 N.E.2d 728 (1981).
Anthony v. Anthony, 419 N.E.2d 94 (1981).
People v. Schlig, 458 N.E.2d 544 (1983).
IRMO Anderson, 474 N.E.2d 911 (1985).
IRMO Rapacz, 482 N.E.2d 441 (1985).
IRMO Kartholl, 492 N.E.2d 1006 (1986).
IRMO Eldert, 511 N.E.2d 945 (1987).
IRMO Sanda, 612 N.E.2d 1346 (1993).
IRMO Powers, 624 N.E.2d 390 (1993).
Haskin & Taylor, P.C. v. Mathisen, 701 N.E.2d 839 (1996).
IRMO Sweders, 695 N.E.2d 526 (1998).
IRMO Schmitt, 747 N.E.2d 524 (2001).
IRMO Sassano, 785 N.E.2d 1058 (2003).
IRMO Thomas, 2003 WL 21027273 (2003).
IRMO Gambla v. Woodson, 853 N.E.2d 847 (2006).
Rule 23 Appellate Court Opinions:
Zeh v. Zeh (1979)
IRMO Hahn (1985)
IRMO Sanda (1993)
IRMO Wiercioch (1993)
Estate of N. Santilli (1994)
IRMO Powers (1995 Appeal II)
Estate of Ventrelle (1996)
IRMO Soszko (1996)
Marek v. Powers (1997)
IRMO Sweders (1997 — Appeal I)
Weber v. Clinical Psychology Associates (1998)
IRMO Macias (1998)
IRMO Regnery (1999)
IRMO Thomas (1999 Appeal I)
IRMO Sidlow (2000)
Hajek v. Brown (2001)
IRMO Cornell (2001)
IRMO Thomas (2002 Appeal II)
IRMO Gainer (2003)
Douglas v. Stauber (2004)
IRMO Tomczyk (2004)
Jordon v. Fagiano (2005)
IRMO Marquez (2009)
DuPage County Bar Association Seminars.
Case Law Updates.
Grandparent Rights Under the IMDMA.
Guardian ad Litem Training Seminar.
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act in Custody
DuPage County Bar Association Trial Advocacy Seminar 2003.
Custody Trial Demonstration.
George Borovic Memorial Family Law Seminar, DCBA
Current Case Law Update.
Disclosure Under the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities and Confidentiality Act.”
Moot Court Judge, DuPage County Moot Court Competition and John Marshall Law School.
Faculty, The National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois. 1985-1990.
Faculty, Post Graduate Division, The National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois. 1985-1990.
Law Education Institute, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Past)
Guest Speaker at various educational institutions
Cook County Domestic Relations Division Child Representative Seminar Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Act. 2007
AmJur awards, Chicago-Kent College of Law (1970 and 1972).
Editor and Staff Member, The Law Review, Chicago-Kent College of Law (1970 – 1972).
Certificate, Grant Hospital, Chicago, “The Psychiatric Aspects of Divorce” (1979).
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court Committee on Custody and Visitation Conciliation (1993).
Past and Present Associations and Memberships
Academy of Family Mediators.
American Bar Association.
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
College of DuPage Paralegal Advisory Council.
DuPage County Bar Association.
DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Committee.
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court Committee on Custody and Visitation Conciliation (1985-1993).
Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association.
Illinois Association of Trial Lawyers (1972-1995).
Illinois State Bar Association.
National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys 1985 – 1990.
National Association of College and University Attorneys 1985-1990.
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