Russell Knight Biography
Russell Knight was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. His family moved to the United States in 1991.
Russell Knight attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois and graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Computers Systems.
After two years working as a computer programmer for a Fortune 50 company, Russell Knight decided that he’d rather work with people than machines and he enrolled in the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana, Illinois.
Upon graduating from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2006, Russell Knight began working for a small general practice law firm in Chicago, Illinois. The majority of the clientele at this law firm were Spanish speaking so Russell spent his free time during this period learning Spanish.
After three years of doing every imaginable hearing and pleading, in 2009, Russell opened The Law Office of Russell D. Knight.
Russell Knight has always focused on Family and Divorce law. Russell’s interest in family law is proven by the hundreds of articles that Russell, personally, writes about the subject on this website.
Russell is licensed to practice law in Florida and Illinois. Russell maintains a practice in both states and has a full staff of attorneys and paralegals in both Chicago, Illinois and Naples, Florida.
Russell Knight enjoys learning new languages, running, and cooking in his spare time.
RaHul Iyer Biography
Rahul obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance at the University of Arizona in 2009 and subsequently obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 2012.
Rahul practiced in a small general practice firm, focusing primarily on Family Law, in Minnesota until 2015, when he moved to join his Minnesota-born wife in Chicago, who is also an attorney.
Rahul joined a high-volume Chicago law firm where he learned to frequently appear in front of over 5 judges a day in the world’s largest courthouse, the Daley Center.
Rahul has focused on family law ever since. He finds the broad range of subject matter in Family law coupled with the face-to-face negotiations to be a perfect combination for his strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Rahul has been working with Russell Knight since 2015. Rahul has his own law firm, Iyer Law, LLC, where he handles his own family law cases and co-counsels virtually all of Russell’s cases.
Russell and Rahul co-counsel in lieu of having a formal firm together because it provides all of the cooperation with none of the conflict of a law firm.
Rahul enjoys cooking, following the Toronto Blue Jays, and traveling with his wife.