Skilled Lawyers with a Personal Touch and Over 40 Years Combined Experience
James C. Olita
James C. Olita has been practicing law since 1986, and has been committed to family law virtually since he entered the bar. Early in his career, he established his first domestic relations firm. Shortly thereafter he became a managing partner at Olita, Kedzie, Saywitz, Tatooles & Foley, where he focused on domestic relations and family law. From 1990 to 2007, he practiced family law at his Law Offices of James C. Olita, where he gained extensive trial experience and settled the largest statutory custodial claim award to date in Illinois history.
Leyla Parada was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2008, after graduating from The University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minnesota. She received her bachelors degree from the University of Minnesota, where she double majored in political science and speech communications.
Ms. Parada has been working with families since 2007, first as a Certified Student Attorney with the Indian Child Welfare Law Center in Minneapolis, where she worked to help Native American families involved in both DCFS and placement proceedings.
We realize how many lawyers and law firms there are to choose from. At Olita Law Group, we take a great deal of pride in relating well to our clients and making them comfortable with us as people, not just as attorneys.