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ASLA Names Laura Baluch Top 40 Attorney Under 40 in Illinois
Attorney Laura Baluch was nominated for inclusion in the American Society for Legal Advocates, and was given an award for being one of the Top 40 Family Law Attorneys under 40 in Illinois.
ASLA is an invitation-only legal organization comprised of the nation’s most skilled lawyers. Only the top 1.5% Attorneys receive an invitation. It was founded with one central purpose — to identify and help promote only the most outstanding legal talent throughout the country. ASLA only invites lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with proven commitment to community engagement, leadership, and the highest professional standards.
Through ASLA’s Top 100 Lawyers and Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 listings, they recognize exceptional legal talent and early promise among the next generation of great lawyers.
It is a great honor to be recognized by my peers with such a prestigious award. I have been practicing law in Rockford for 11 years. Each time I take a case my goal is to obtain the very best results for my client. I look forward to continually offering my clients the very best representation at a reasonable cost. – Laura Baluch
Laura is a partner with Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP. She specializes in the areas of family law and personal injury. Her expertise isfocused on all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, support issues, and prenuptial agreements. Ms. Baluch is one of the few trained Collaborative Law attorneys in the local area, and is further a certified mediator. She is regularly appointed as a Guardian ad Litem and Child Representative by the 17th Judicial Circuit in highly contested matters. Ms. Baluch has also had speaking engagements throughout the community regarding her expertise in the area of family law.
In addition to family law, Ms. Baluch handles all forms of personal injury matters, including but not limited to automobile accidents, injuries and slips and falls. She is a certified arbitrator in this area. She is an experienced litigator, successfully negotiating settlements prior to trial, and when settlement cannot be reached, regularly prevailing in both bench and jury trials.
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