Zora Ristanovic,Partner

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DePaul University College of Law,
J.D., 1995

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, B.A., 1992

Zora Ristanovic has been practicing matrimonial and family law for over 16 years. Before joining Berger Schatz in 2006, Ms. Ristanovic practiced matrimonial and family law with the law firm of Davis Friedman. Prior to practicing family law, Ms. Ristanovic was Assistant Counsel at Allstate Insurance Company.

Ms. Ristanovic has been named to the Leading Lawyers Network since 2006, and has been selected for inclusion as an Illinois Super Lawyer® since 2012. Ms. Ristanovic has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 and 2016. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. She also served on the board of directors for the Serbian Bar Association from 2006 to 2008.

Ms. Ristanovic has lectured on matrimonial law at DePaul University College of Law. She is also a certified rape crisis counselor and has volunteered in that capacity with Rape Victim Advocates. Ms. Ristanovic serves on the Human Rights Watch Chicago Committee.

Bar Admissions

Ms. Ristanovic is admitted to practice in Illinois. She also has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Selected Publications

“No Relationship, Between Paternity, Registry,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 8, 2007

Recognitions and Awards

Leading Lawyers Network, 2006 to the present

Illinois Super Lawyers, 2013