Janet E. Boyle began honing her trial skills as a Cook County Public Defender in 1978 before moving into private practice. Janet has practiced exclusively in the field of family law since 1984.
Janet’s expertise in every aspect of this field, including her Masters in Taxation, along with her universal respect from judges, family lawyers, and individuals within the community provide a foundation that sets Boyle Feinberg Sharma apart. Unlike the vast majority of her peers, Janet is personally involved with each client and any significant undertaking in their case.
Janet is a trained arbitrator and a skilled mediator. Utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution methods is promoted by BOYLE FEINBERG SHARMA. When resolution is not possible outside of the courtroom, Janet’s extensive trial skills become evident and empowering. Her experience as well as her tax degree give her the ability to litigate effectively when needed. She will take action in court to establish appropriate boundaries, or to resolve those issues which cannot be settled.
Janet has been active in a number of professional organizations, serving on many committees and speaking at bar associations, law schools, and continuing legal education programs.Janet has also been very involved in community organizations. She presently serves as Chair of the Northwest Community Hospital Foundation Board in Arlington Heights.
Contact Janet E. Boyle directly at janet@BFfamlaw.com
Areas of Practice
Complex, High Profile Family Law Matters
Distribution of Assets
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois – 1978
John Marshall Law School LL.M. – 1983
40 Hour Divorce and Family Mediation Training Program, Chicago, Illinois
Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, Illinois Institute For Continuing Legal Education New Lawyer Seminar, November 19, 2014
Professional Associations and Memberships
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
Cook County Public Defender’s Office