Leah Setzen has been with Grunyk & Associates, P.C. since the fall of 2006 where her practice concentrates on family law. Before joining Grunyk & Associates, P.C., Ms. Setzen worked as a prosecutor with the Kane County State's Attorney's Office and as an associate at the Law Offices of Lawrence K. Rynning in Wheaton, Illinois and at Cozen O'Connor in Chicago, Illinois.
A strong advocate for her clients both in and outside of the courtroom, Leah Setzen is a seasoned litigator. She has tried more than one hundred jury and bench trials in her career. Ms. Setzen, cognizant of the emotional and financial strain a trial can put on a family, attempts to negotiate favorable settlements for her clients whenever possible.
Leah Setzen also acts as educator to fellow lawyers and community members by presenting information to local support and advocacy groups, bar associations, law students and the National Business Institute. Ms. Setzen also writes articles on family law issues for the DuPage County Bar Association, including co-authoring the DuPage County family Law Section’s monthly case updates.
A 2000 graduate from the University of Illinois College of Law, Leah Setzen received the CALI Award for excellence in Legal Research & Writing in 1998. In 1997 she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in speech communication from the University of Illinois.
A member of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association, Ms. Setzen continues her involvement with the University of Illinois College of Law by serving as a past member of the board of directors of the University of Illinois Law Alumni Association and by participating as past chairperson of the College of Law's annual Student-Alumni Conference.
Grunyk & Associates, P.C. is a family law firm that offers more than 50 years of combined family law experience. Their team of family law attorneys helps their clients navigate the legal process as they seek to resolve their family law issues. The philosophy — divorce with dignity — is the cornerstone of the practice. Representing clients throughout the Chicagoland area, Grunyk & Associates, P.C. is located in Naperville. For more information, visit http://www.grunyklaw.com/