Our law firm is dedicated to serving clients who seek a trial lawyer’s assistance with family law, divorce, and divorce-related issues. We can answer your questions about divorce matters and the legal process for ending your marriage in the state of Illinois. Our firm can handle the complex issues which often arise in divorce cases. Contact our office to arrange for a free initial consultation and evaluation of your case.
Martin A. Delaney III, a tough litigator with over 45 years of sophisticated litigation experience, concentrates his practice almost exclusively in the area of Family Law. His goal is to provide each of his clients with the most professional and zealous representation possible.
Mr. Delaney was born in Troy, New York, in 1954. He graduated with honors from the University of Rochester. After graduating from the School of Law at historic Washington & Lee University in 1979, he practiced law in Virginia, and later, New York, where he gained invaluable litigation experience representing clients in a variety of civil and criminal cases, including organized crime proceedings.
Martin is a member of the Illinois, New York, and Virginia State Bar Associations, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and the Federalist Society. Martin was awarded the Illinois “Super Lawyer” in Family Law honor in 2005 & 2006.
95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Samantha Portillo is a Chicago native who graduated with a degree in Paralegal Studies from Northwest College in 2006. Samantha joined the Delaney Heckman in 2007 and has over 10 years of experience as a successful paralegal and billing manager at the firm. Samantha speaks Spanish and is eager to assist the firm’s clients.
Andrea N. Heckman received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University-Chicago.
Ms. Heckman zealously represents clients in divorce, domestic violence, child custody and personal injury matters. She has always provided a strong case for each and every client throughout her career. Andrea provided legal services to the Cook County Domestic Violence court and the Legal Aid Foundation where she was instrumental in protecting victims of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse as well as telephone, internet and in person harassment.
Ms. Heckman is aware of the emotional and psychological strain parents experience during divorce and/or custody process, especially as it relates to their children and provides them the hope and the courage they need to succeed. She has, with a tender, but tough approach, protected her clients and safeguarded their children with proficient representation.