Stephen R. Botti is a principal in the Law Firm of Botti Marinaccio, LTD. He has received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating. He is recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers in the field of family law and child custody in the Chicago metropolitan area. A former Cook County prosecutor, he has practiced family law for over 33 years and has successfully litigated or negotiated settlements in many high profile Illinois family law cases. Mr. Botti has significant expertise with complex estates that involve multi-million dollar holdings and require sophisticated financial expertise in the areas of business and property valuation, child custody, visitation, child support, and maintenance incidents to upper bracket marital estates. He is also trained in Collaborative Law as well as Cooperative Law.
Mr. Botti is the past President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support, and other family law issues.
To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1,600 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill, and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism and competence.
Mr. Botti is also a fellow in the highly prestigious International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a worldwide association of practicing lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and expert family law specialists in their countries.