Experienced Divorce and Family Law Representation

Attorney Gail M. O'Connor

Gail M. O’Connor

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Practice Areas:

  • Divorce & Family Law 100%


Gail M. O'Connor is known as a strong litigator who guides her clients through their toughest transition periods.  Whether the case calls for practiced trial skills, appellate drafting and argument, or skilled and thoughtful negotiations, Gail M. O'Connor has the know-how and skills to protect you, your assets and your children in the divorce, custody, and child support process.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Honor Society
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • B.A. - 1993
    • Major: Communications

Bar Admission

  • Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1996


  • Hispanic Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Leading Lawyer, 2013 - 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated, 2000 - 2014
  • 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch, 2009
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell
  • Ten Leaders- Matrimonial & Divorce Law, Chicago, Illinois, Age 45 & Under, 2013
  • Illinois Super Lawyers

Classes & Seminars

  • Divorce Boot Camp, IICLE, 2013 to Present
  • IICLE Webinar Presenter for Family Law Series
  • YLD Committee Presenter for Primer on Child Support and the Impact of In re Marriage of Turk, Chicago Bar Association

Past Positions

  • O'Connor Family Law, PC, 2002 to 2014
  • Law Offices of Leslie L. Veon, 2000 to 2002
  • Leonard T. Timpone, PC, 1997 to 2000


  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Owner and Principal