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Will Trabaris

Associate

Contact

wtrabaris@kgwlaw.com

Education

New York University, 2017

Loyola University School of Law Chicago, 2020

Will has extensive experience preparing clients for trials, evidentiary hearings, and the difficult transitions that come with the process of divorce. He knows that the fine points matter and is passionate about making sure his clients receive the most careful and measured advocacy. Will strives to be on the cutting edge of family law jurisprudence – he even co-authored the 2023 chapter of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s handbook, “Illinois Family Law: Preliminary Considerations in Dissolution Actions,” entitled “Pleadings Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act”.

Will is collaborative and mediation trained. He understands that no case is a “one size fits all” proposition. His approach is always specifically tailored to fit the client’s needs and the realities of their situation.

Whether analyzing complex financial, tax and property issues or drafting court pleadings, Will approaches each case with a laser-focus to ensure no detail is overlooked. Will’s clients stand to benefit from his zealous advocacy and attention to detail.

Memberships:

Lake County Bar Association; Business Networking International; Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association

Admissions Information:

Will is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and concentrates his practice in Lake, Cook, and DuPage Counties.

Educational/Personal Background:

Will graduated from New York University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Classical Civilizations. He then received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law Chicago in 2020, where he earned a certificate in Advocacy for completing the rigorous litigation focused program. He was admitted to the Illinois bar in early 2021. As a Merit Scholar and Dean’s List member at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Will honed his skills in litigation and client advocacy by working for the Civitas Childlaw Clinic. Will used his 711 Law Student License to advocate for his minor clients as both a Guardian Ad Litem and Child Representative during the very beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. He continues to ensure his clients’ needs are being met even when everything is changing around them.