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About The Firm

Experienced Family Law Attorneys at the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm Provide Comprehensive Solutions for Divorce Disputes, Property Division, Child Custody Issues, and More

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In matters of family law, there’s a lot at stake: your future financial security, belongings that have financial or sentimental value to you, and potentially even the care and custody of your children. A positive outcome can help your family heal and move forward, while an unfavorable outcome could leave you feeling trapped and foster even more discord.

The Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm understands the complexity involved in dissolving a marriage or civil union. As your Illinois family law attorneys, we’re prepared to help you achieve a favorable resolution to matrimonial and domestic disputes of all kinds.

Why Choose the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm?

Since 1998, the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm has provided quality family law services throughout Northeastern Illinois. Families turn to us for skilled representation based on integrity, a commitment to excellence, and proven results.

Decades of Family Law Experience

For more than 25 years, our name has been known throughout the region for the full range of family law services we offer.

Whatever matrimonial or domestic disputes you require assistance with, whatever approach to resolution best fits your needs, our team of skilled family law attorneys has an abundance of experience to draw from.

Family law matters often involve numerous complex issues, from analyzing financial assets and calculating property division to sorting out child custody and visitation questions. We’re ready to assist you with every step and stage of divorce proceedings.

Dedication to Results That Benefit Our Clients

At the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm, our work is not only to protect your legal rights but also to seek an outcome that’s fair and beneficial to you and minimizes the stress you’re going through.

We assist our clients in determining the paths to resolution that best fit their needs, representing their interests in all proceedings, formal or informal, and developing strategies and solutions personalized to their situation.

Unmatched Sensitivity and Professionalism

Our extensive experience in family law has shown us firsthand the impact family-related matters have on our clients and their children. We fully understand the emotional stress that often accompanies divorce and other domestic issues and how the handling of your family law case can either compound that stress or help alleviate it.

The Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm approaches each case with compassion for the challenges your family is facing. As we assist you in sensitive matters of divorce, custody disputes, and property division, we prioritize your privacy and confidentiality. There’s no judgment here, only compassion, respect, and a commitment to help you move forward.

Our Team

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The three founding partners of our firm, Stephen H. Katz (now deceased), Ilene B. Goldstein, and Todd R. Warren, came together to form the team in 1998. Even before the official founding of the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm, the three founding principals had practiced together in the field of matrimonial law for many years.

Over the firm’s more than 25-year history, the team has continued to grow, now encompassing nine active attorneys committed to securing the best outcomes for our clients.

Through our collective efforts, the family law and divorce attorneys at the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm offer thoughtful and creative solutions personalized to meet your needs.

Stephen H. Katz (Deceased)

Founding partner Stephen Katz practiced family law in Lake County, Illinois, for more than 37 years. His accolades include being named among North Shore Magazine’s top 20 divorce lawyers in the Chicagoland area, getting elected a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and being recognized in the book of the Best Lawyers in America.

The Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm is honored to still carry Mr. Katz’s name as we continue the practice of matrimonial law at the level of excellence for which Mr. Katz was known.

Ilene B. Goldstein

Founding principal Ilene B. Goldstein has concentrated on matrimonial and family law since she earned her Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1985. In addition to her work as an active trial attorney, Ms. Goldstein has been appointed by the Court to represent children in custody disputes and has served on the Board of Directors of CASA “Court Appointed Special Advocates.” Her numerous accolades include her status as an Illinois Family Law Super Lawyer and recognition among the Best Lawyers in America.

Todd R. Warren

Founding principal Todd R. Warren earned his Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law in 1989 and has concentrated on the practice of matrimonial law ever since. Mr. Warren also serves as an arbiter in Lake County, Illinois, a member of the Volunteer Lawyers Program, and a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the American Bar Association’s Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. Recognition Mr. Warren has received throughout his career includes being named on the Illinois Law Bulletin’s “Top 40 Under 40 Illinois Attorney” list and the Leading Lawyers Network’s list of the top 5% of domestic relations attorneys in Illinois.

Marc R. Fisher

Partner Marc R. Fisher joined the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm in 2005 and was promoted to partner in 2010. Mr. Fisher graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School in 2004 and has been recognized with the distinctions of Leading Lawyer and Super Lawyer, as well as having been named among the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer magazine’s “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch.”

Rosemary R. Alexander

Partner Rosemary R. Alexander earned her Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University in 1979 and first began practicing law in Texas. She has been licensed to practice in Illinois since 1997 and joined the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm in 1998. Mrs. Alexander is a Certified Children’s Representative and Guardian Ad Litem in Lake County, Illinois. She has also served as an editor of the Southwestern Law Journal and a member of the Leading Lawyers Network published by the Illinois Law Bulletin.

Heather M. Nosko

Partner Heather M. Nosko graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor Degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2005. She joined the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm in the role of partner in 2017. Recognition of Ms. Nosko includes her distinctions as a Leading Lawyer, Emerging/Leading Lawyer, and Rising Star, as well as articles covering her work in numerous regional and national publications.

Steven H. Klein

Partner Steven H. Klein earned his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1990. Through numerous publications and lectures for organizations such as the National Business Institute, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Mr. Klein has shared his knowledge of complex facets of family law.

Christopher D. Wehrman

Partner Christopher D. Wehrman earned his Juris Doctor degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 2002 and has concentrated exclusively on family law since 2014. Mr. Wehrman serves clients with his extensive skills in litigation as well as the skills he developed through formal Divorce Mediation Skills Training at Northwestern University.

Marlene R. Halpern

Associate Marlene R. Halpern earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois in 1988 and joined the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm in 2001. In addition to bringing with her 13 years of civil litigation experience, Ms. Halpern’s knowledge of Spanish supports our team’s commitment to assisting all families throughout the Northeastern Illinois region.

Kyle M. Ruchim

Associate Kyle M. Ruchim graduated summa cum laude with his Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2019 and joined the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm that same year. Mr. Ruchim’s law career follows a three-year professional baseball career. During law school, he earned the distinction of Family Law Fellow. He was honored with six CALI Excellence Awards, including awards in Evidence, Business Fundamentals, and Civil Litigation Strategies.

Serving Families Throughout Northeastern Illinois

For decades, the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm has assisted clients all over the North Shore region in resolving domestic and matrimonial matters with integrity and a constant commitment to protecting clients’ rights.

The areas we serve include:

Look to us for legal excellence in family law across Northeastern Illinois. We aim to make this difficult time easier and pursue the outcomes that benefit you.

Let Us Guide You Through Family Law Proceedings

When you’re going through domestic disputes or divorce, you need a family law attorney you can turn to as a trusted advisor, someone who doesn’t only put your legal rights first but also prioritizes your well-being in all respects. At the Katz, Goldstein & Warren Law Firm, we strive to make divorce proceedings less stressful and their outcomes more beneficial for our clients and their families.

To get started with a confidential initial consultation, contact us today.