As a member of Stein & Stein, Ltd.’s expert legal team, Katya has represented a variety of clients in all aspects of divorce litigation, including valuation and disposition of substantial assets and business interests, maintenance, child support, custody, and visitation. Katya exclusively practices family law. She has contributed to the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s Family Law practice handbook.
Previous to joining Stein & Stein, Ltd., Katya worked for the Family Law Clinic at the Law Offices of IIIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. She has worked with clients through many divorce and family law issues such as legal separation, removal, and support. While completing law school, Katya served as a judicial extern in the Cook County Domestic Relations Division. She was also a member of the highly regarded and nationally ranked Trial Advocacy Team at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Katya was named an “Emerging Lawyer” by Law Bulletin Publishing Company in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. The distinction of being an Emerging Lawyer is earned by the top two percent of lawyers who are 40 years old or younger or practicing law 10 years or less and have proven themselves professional, ethical, and experienced at an early point in their career. The distinction has been earned by fewer than two percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois.
In 2019, Katya was selected as one of the Top Ten Attorneys for Illinois by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
Katya is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and the Chicago Lincoln Inn of Court. She has also taught trial advocacy as an adjunct professor and volunteered as a coach for the Trial Advocacy Team at IIT Chicago-Kent.
- Knox College, BA in Political Science (Cum Laude)
- IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
- Illinois State Bar
- Co-author of “Discovery.” Illinois Family Law: Preliminary Considerations in Dissolution Actions. Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), 2011-2015 revised edition.