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Professional Accolades

· From 1979 to 1985 with the Law Firm of Laraia & Kilander and from 1986 to current in private practice in Wheaton concentrated in domestic relations and litigation practice. Including Appellate practice involving numerous Family law cases.

· Lectured numerous times for Family Law Committee. · Previously qualified as an expert in legal malpractice case involving representation in family law case in the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, Illinois.

· Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Illinois by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

· Presented with the Ralph Gabric Award for Professional Excellence.

· Appointed by United States Federal District Court for Northern District to the Illinois Merit Selection committee to select Federal Magistrate Judges for Northern District.

· Appointed by Illinois Supreme Court to the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee 2000 to 2009 (three terms).

Associations

· Member of DuPage County Bar Association since 1979, Illinois State Bar Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers Cook County and DuPage County, DuPage County Association of Women Lawyers, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Chicago Bar Association and West Suburban Bar Association.

· Committee chairperson of the Admissions and Membership Committee from 1989 to 1992 for two terms, has lectured several times for seminars for the following committees: Younger Members, Criminal Law, Children's Rights, and Matrimonial/Family Law.

· Legislative Committee, Children's Rights Committee, an active participant in Family Law Committee.

· Chairperson of the fee arbitration panel for matrimonial/family law cases and participated in training of new panelists for the fee arbitration panel.

· Court Annexed Mandatory Court Arbitration chairperson.

· Bench Bar Symposium 1996 and 1997.

· Chairperson of Lawyer Referral and Mediation Committee.

· Chairperson of Long-Range Planning Committee.

· Chairperson of the Human Resources Committee and past liaison to Legal Aid Foundation, and Driver Improvement School.

· Previously served as a member Illinois State Bar Association Task Force on Attorneys for Children.

· Currently special committee on membership enhancement.

· Delegate Member House of Representatives for American Bar Association (2000 and 2012 to 2015)

· Past-President of DuPage County Chapter of Justinian Society; chairperson of 1998 Justinian Cancer Ball.

· Past-President DuPage County Bar Association and 2001 chairperson and member of Judiciary Committee; served for five years as a Director of the DuPage County Bar Association.

· Past-President of the DuPage County Bar Foundation.

· Member of the Special Committee on the Future of The Courts Conference established by the Illinois State Bar Association in conjunction with the Illinois Supreme Court.

· Member of Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Section (out of Cook County).

· Assembly Member of Illinois State Bar Association, past chair of the Agenda Committee.

· Appointed by United States Federal District Court for Northern District to the Illinois Merit Selection Committee to select Federal Magistrate Judges for Northern District 2001.

· Appointed by Illinois Supreme Court to the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee 2000 to 2009.

· Elected to Board of Governors for the Illinois State Bar Association 2003 to 2006 and 2006 to 2009.

· Elected to ISBA Scope and Correlation Committee 2008 to 2009.

· President of the Illinois State Bar Association 2014 to 2015.

· Participant in the following committees of the Illinois State Bar Association: Education Law Section, Federal Taxation Section and Delivery of Legal Services, currently liaison to Family Law Section.

· Past Chair of ISBA Budget and Audit Committee and Personnel Committee

· Elected Secretary of the Illinois State Bar Association 2008 to 2009.

· Board Member of the Illinois Bar Foundation 2007 to 2009 and 2011 to current.

· Appointed by Illinois Legislature to Family-Law Study Committee 2008 to 2012.

· Past Secretary/Treasurer and current Third Vice President and Board Member of the Illinois Mutual Insurance Company 2011 to current.

· Board Member of the College of DuPage Foundation Board of Trustees, currently on sabbatical.

· Award for Alumnus of the Year to be presented on September 17, 2014 by the NIU Law Alumni Council


Links

Illinois State Bar Association
www.isba.org

American Bar Association
http://www.americanbar.org

DuPage County Bar Association
www.dcba.org

NIU Law Alumni Association
www.niu.edu/law

Daniel Caldieraro
www.wheatonattorney.com