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David R. Del Re

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  • Principal
  • Founder
(847) 625-9980

Areas of Practice

  • Family/Divorce Law
  • Domestic Orders of Protection
  • Custody
  • Parental Allocation
  • Complex Divorce Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Guardian ad litem, Child’s Representative
  • Certified Guardian ad litem for Probate Cases

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1998


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Illinois-Chicago
    • B.A.


  • April 2019-Speaker/Presenter, LCBA Family Law Seminar 2019, Direct Examination, Cross Examination and Closing Arguments in a Relocation Case. Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Presenter, How To (and How Not To) Cross Examine 604.10 (b) and (c) Evaluators, LCBA Family Law Seminar, Charleston, South Carolina, April, 2018
  • Presenter, New Local Rules of the 19th Judicial Circuit, LCBA Family Law Seminar, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April, 2017
  • Panelist/Presenter, Testifying as a Guardian Ad Litem, 19th Judicial Circuit Child Representative Training, September, 2016
  • Panelist/Presenter, Important Changes to ILCS 5/600-5/610.5 Involving All Aspects of Children, November, 2015
  • Panelist, Lake County’s Family Law Committee Seminar, Domestic Violence, Orders of Protection and Social media, 2014
  • Lecturer, Substitution of Judge for Cause regarding the Illinois Supreme Court case of In Re: The Marriage of O’Brien which tried at the Circuit level by David R. Del Re and briefed and argued with co-counsel, Mark Vogg, before the Illinois Supreme Court in January of 2010, Lake County’s Family Law Committee Seminar, Memphis TN, April, 2010
  • Presenter, Orders of protections and custody cases with simultaneous criminal prosecutions, Lake County Criminal Committee Seminar, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Nominated Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers
  • Named Leading Lawyer
  • Benedict J. Ori Award
  • Pro Bono Award, The Law Offices of David R. Del Re, P.C. by Lake County Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lake County Bar Association, Board Member, 2018 to Present
  • Lake County Bar Association, Judicial Selection and Retention Committee, Chair, 01/2016 to 12/2021
  • Lake County Bar Association, Judicial Section and Retention Committee, Member, 01/2014 to Present
  • Lake County Justinian Society, Past President, 2010 to 2010
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Woman Attorneys of Lake County, Member
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Member
  • American Inns of Court/Lake County, Member, 1997 to Present
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Sustaining Member
  • Ducks Unlimited

Past Employment Positions

  • Lake County State’s Attorneys Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, Chief of the Domestic Violence Courtroom
  • Lake County State’s Attorneys Office, Intern and Supreme Court Rule 711 Intern