Mr. Urban concentrates his practice primarily in the area of Family Law and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Urban has been recognized by his peers as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the area of Family Law each year since 2012 and has been selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers each year since 2012. Mr. Urban has been involved in all facets of Family Law practice since 1990, including divorce, contested custody matters, original and post decree support and maintenance proceedings, division of large and complex marital estates including medical professionals, legal professionals, executives, farm divorces, business owners and self employed individuals, division of retirement income plans and stock option plans, domestic violence matters, paternity, custody modification matters, contested grounds matters, pre and post nuptial agreements, modification of divorce judgments, civil unions, dissolution of civil unions, and appeals. In addition to his Family Law Practice, Mr. Urban has over nineteen years of experience in the representation of employers in employment law related matters including discrimination claims, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, assisting employers in development of procedures and employment documents such as employee handbooks and related materials, and advising employer's human resource personnel regarding employment matters on a regular basis as a means to prevent claims. Mr. Urban also is experienced and available to assist clients with a variety of litigation related matters including municipal law, real estate, personal injury, contract disputes, probate/estate litigation, insurance and administrative proceedings.
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