Steven O. Ross, P.C.

Steven Ross


Steven O. Ross, P.C.

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Experienced litigator. Licensed and in good standing in Illinois since 1985. Experience in the areas of family law, juvenile law, child protection, appeals, residential landlord/tenant matters and arbitration.
Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association's Uninsured Motorist Panel.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Administrative Law Administrative Adjudications, Administrative Agency Practice, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Administrative Litigation, Federal Administrative Law, Judicial Review, Professional Licensing, Public Law
Appellate Practice Civil Appeals, Criminal Appeals
Commercial Law Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration
Family Law Adoptions, Agency Adoptions, Alimony, Annulment, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Custody, Child Custody Mediation, Child Dependency, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Support, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements, Collaborative Family Law, Community Property Law, Day Care, Divorce, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Taxation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, Equitable Distribution, Family Arbitration, Family Mediation, Fathers Rights, Foster Care, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Independent Adoptions, International Adoptions, International Child Abduction, Interstate Adoptions, Interstate Child Custody, Interstate Support, Juvenile Criminal Law, Juvenile Dependency, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Legal Separation, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Matrimonial Law, Military Divorce, Name Changes, No Fault Divorce, Non-Traditional Family Law, Orphans Court Practice, Palimony, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Rights, Parenting Time, Paternity, Post Divorce Modification, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Private Adoptions, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, (QDROs), Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Spousal Support, Step Parent Adoptons, Surrogacy Law, Termination of Parental Rights, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Visitation Rights
Guardianship and Conservatorship Adult Guardianship, Advance Directives, Conservatorship, Dependent Adult Abuse, Elder Guardianship, Guardian Ad Litem, Guardianship, Guardianship Administration, Incompetency Proceedings, Mental Disability Law
Leases and Leasing Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law, Commercial Leasing, Evictions, Industrial Leasing, International Leasing, Landlord and Tenant Law, Lease Finance, Lease Terminations, Leasing, Leveraged Leasing, Office Leasing, Rent Control, Retail Leasing, Shopping Center Leasing, Unlawful Detainer
Trusts and Estates Estate Planning, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney
Wills Will Drafting, Inheritance, Living Wills


  • Federal
  • Illinois

Employment History

  • Attorney | Steven O. Ross, P.C.

    1988 - 2017

    Juvenile Law, Arbitration, Civil Litigation, Appeals, Personal Injury, Collections, Bankruptcy
    • Represented over 100 minors and parents in Child Protection cases. Serving as GAL for mentally disabled children and/or parents in Juvenile Court cases. Interviewing practitioners, assisting with developing case plans, and litigating on their behalf.
    • Handled over 25 civil and criminal appeals in State and Federal Court
    • Participated in over 200 Mandatory Arbitration Hearings in The Circuit Court of Cook County
    • Member – Federal Trial Bar Northern District of Illinois
    • AAA Arbitrator for Uninsured Motorist Cases
    • Illinois State Board of Education – Hearing Officer – 2009-2012
    • BBB Arbitrator for Lemon Law Cases 2002 – Present


  • J.D. | Chicago-Kent College of Law

    1981 - 1984

  • M.A. in Public Administration | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    1976 - 1979

  • B.A. | University of Michigan

    1973 - 1975

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  • Chicago, Illinois, Cook County

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