Chicago Divorce Lawyer Gemma Allen Named a 2014 SuperLawyer®

CHICAGO, IL, January 23, 2014 – Gemma B. Allen, a partner at the family law firm of Ladden & Allen, Chartered in Chicago, has been named to the Illinois SuperLawyers® list, consistent with her reputation as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2014. This is the seventh year she has received that distinction.

SuperLawyers® is a nationwide rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Allen established Ladden & Allen, Chartered, with Ronald S. Ladden in 1999. Together with their current partner Todd Glassman, they offer professional, caring and accessible representation in the areas of marriage, divorce, mediation, financial settlements, and custody matters.

Allen is the author of a book, Secrets of Successful Partners, a compilation of interviews she conducted with successfully married couples of all ages. She is a contributing writer and blogger for Today's Chicago Woman magazine, and is a frequent contributor to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She authored a chapter, "Family Law: A Mission and a Career," published in 2011 by Aspatore Press, and an article on “The Changing Role of Consultants in Family Law,” which appeared in the winter 2014 issue of the American Bar Association’s Family Advocate magazine. She is currently co-authoring a book, The New Love Deal: Everything You Must Know Before Marrying, Moving In, or Moving On, due out in spring 2014.

Allen received her B.S. in 1966 from Loyola University of Chicago, and a J.D. in 1969 from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor.

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