Repeatedly named one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois by Illinois Super Lawyers; repeatedly selected as one of the Top 100 Women Consumer Lawyers in Illinois; repeatedly selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer; repeatedly selected as Illinois Leading Lawyers; recipient of Illinois State Bar Association 2014 Diversity Leadership Award; recipient of Illinois State Bar Association 2016 Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award; Member, Mensa; Commissioner, Oak Park Commission on Human Relations; Past Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2008-2011); Affiliate Member, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries; Board Member, 2003-2007, President, 2006-2007, Grand Families Program of Chicago; Board Member, DePaul University College of Law Family Law Institute; DePaul University President's Club Honor Society of Donors; National Organization of Professional Women; Author and Speaker: "QDRO Creation in Illinois", National Business Institute, Fall, 2004. Author: "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, What They Should Know", ISBA Women and the Law; "The Catalyst", Spring, 2005. Interviewed: "QDRO Pitfalls and Pointers, What Divorce Lawyers Should Know", Illinois Bar Journal, January, 2005. Guest Lecturer, DePaul University College of Law, Issues in Family Law and Advanced Issues in Family Law. Presenter: "Cracking the Pension Code", Illinois Legal Aid Advocates Conference, November, 2005. Presenter: "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Related Issues", Illinois Paralegal Association Education Seminar, November, 2005. Coordinator, "Hot Topics in Domestic Violence", Illinois State Bar Association CLE, September, 2006. Presenter: "Qualified Medical Child Support Orders", Northwest Suburban Bar Association Family Law Annual CLE, January, 2007.