Jason G. Adess


We will help you solve your problems no matter how complex.

Jason Adess is an experienced and respected divorce lawyer skilled at attaining positive outcomes for his clients under difficult circumstances. 

Motivated by the complex challenges his clients face, Jason is a tough, fair, and passionate advocate. He brings a keen understanding of what is inside and outside the clients’ control within the divorce process and is adaptive to the nuances that emerge as family law matters progress through the courts. 


Jason approaches each case with compassion and a strategy derived from a deep understanding of the needs of his clients. While he approaches every case with the goal of negotiating an advantageous settlement, Jason is also a seasoned litigator with a strong track record in court. He has successfully represented clients in trials and appeals on a wide range of issues, from valuation and distribution of assets to child custody and visitation matters. 


Jason is an active participant in the local and national legal community and speaks frequently before legal and professional associations and to law students on issues relating to matrimonial and family law.

Professional Recognition 

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2014 – Present  
    • Family Law
    • Family Law: Mediation
    • Family Law: Arbitration
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
    • Super Lawyers, 2012 – Present 
    • Rising Stars, 2008 – 2009  
  • Leading Lawyers Network, 2004 – Present
  • Forty Under 40, Law Bulletin Media, 2008  
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Firm Administration

  • Executive Committee, Member


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

University of Maryland, B.A., 1992

Bar Admissions


United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Leadership

Chicago Bar Association, Member

Illinois Bar Association, Member