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Retired Judge Robert B. Spence Joins Goostree Law Group

Alyssa D. SmithST CHARLES, ILL. (PRWEB) JULY 12, 2021

Judge Spence brings decades of experience in Illinois courts and a unique insight into the legal issues affecting family law and criminal cases, ensuring that the firm’s clients will be able to find effective solutions to their legal needs.

Attorney Tricia Goostree is proud to announce that Judge Robert B. Spence will be joining Goostree Law Group as Of Counsel. Judge Spence is highly dedicated to helping families find solutions in difficult circumstances. His vast experience hearing family law cases provides him with a strong understanding of the ins and outs of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and other laws that affect divorce, child custody, and family-related issues. His years of experience as a former prosecutor can ensure that clients will be able to approach criminal defense cases successfully.

Robert Spence has multiple decades of experience prosecuting and presiding over cases in Illinois courts. He served as a judge in the Circuit Court of Kane County from 2001 to 2019, including several years in the Family Division, where he presided over more than 5,000 divorce cases. In 2011, he was elected Chief Judge, and during his time overseeing the Kane County court system, he worked to improve efficiency in court procedures, including streamlining the process for obtaining Orders of Protection in domestic violence cases. In 2012, he was appointed to the Appellate Court in the Second District of Illinois, and during his seven years as an appellate judge, he authored hundreds of opinions in court cases involving family law and other civil and criminal matters.

Attorney Tricia D. Goostree Selected to Super Lawyers 2020 List


Super Lawyers 2020Illinois Attorney Tricia D. Goostree was recently selected for the Super Lawyers 2020 list, making it the fifth consecutive year she has received the honor. Tricia is the founder and managing partner of the Goostree Law Group, P.C., which has offices in St. Charles, Naperville, and Wheaton.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high level of peer recognition and professional accomplishments. The selection process includes independent research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations.

Since 2002, Tricia’s practice has been concentrated on family law and domestic relations, including complex financial cases, maintenance issues, contested custody litigation, and appeals. Tricia represents her clients with honesty and empathy regardless if the case involves negotiation or litigation.

Recognized as a Rising Star by the Kane County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee, Tricia was also named one of Illinois’s Leading Lawyers in 2015 and 2016. In addition, she holds a 10.0 “Superb” rating from her peers on Avvo.

Family Law Attorney Alyssa Smith Joins Goostree Law Group

Alyssa D. SmithST. CHARLES, ILL. (PRWEB) MAY 26, 2021

This addition to the law firm’s team demonstrates a commitment to helping clients successfully resolve family law issues, including those involving child custody, divorce, domestic violence, and adoption.

Attorney Tricia Goostree is pleased to announce that Attorney Alyssa D. Smith has joined Goostree Law Group, P.C. as an associate attorney. With Alyssa’s dedication to helping families during some of the most difficult times of their lives, she will provide valuable help for the firm’s clients as they address concerns related to family law.

Alyssa Smith graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2018. While studying for her law degree, she focused on taking courses to prepare her for a career as a family law attorney, studying topics such as children and the law, mediation, client counseling, and conflict resolution. She worked as an intern at Prairie State Legal Services in McHenry, Illinois, focusing on assisting low-income members of the community with divorce cases and helping them apply for Orders of Protection in cases involving domestic violence. She participated in the University of Missouri Family Violence Clinic, where she worked with clients in cases involving domestic violence and family law. With four years of family law practice at the time she was admitted to the bar, she has been able to provide dedicated representation for clients, helping them navigate the emotional process of addressing divorce and child-related issues.

Goostree Law Group Receives Ranking in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ 2020 “Best Law Firms” List


Best Lawyers 2019The Goostree Law Group in Illinois has received a ranking in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” list. Goostree Law Group has offices in St. Charles, Naperville, and Wheaton. The firm represents clients in Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Property Division, Adoption, Paternity, Domestic Violence, and many other practice areas.

Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signifies a unique combination of a quality law practice with a wide range of legal knowledge.

The 2020 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

Family Law Attorney Andrew Burgess Joins Goostree Law Group

Andrew BurgesST. CHARLES, ILL. (PRWEB) MAY 18, 2021

The expansion of the firm’s team will ensure that it can continue to provide high-quality legal help and representation in divorce, child custody, and family law cases.

Attorney Tricia Goostree is proud to announce that Attorney Andrew M. Burgess has joined the team at Goostree Law Group, P.C. This addition to the team will help the firm continue to offer clients the assistance they need in family law cases.

Andrew Burgess graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in 2018, and since then, he has dedicated himself to practicing family law. He believes in helping people during some of the most difficult and challenging times in their lives, and he provides empathy and understanding as they address issues related to divorce, child custody, or other family-related concerns. He takes the time to explain the legal issues involved in a case and the procedures that will be followed while providing clients with an individualized roadmap that will let them know what to expect. By keeping clients informed about their cases and negotiating aggressively on their behalf, he works to help achieve the results they need.

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