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Russell Knight

Russell Knight Biography

Hi, my name is Russell Knight. I am a divorce lawyer.

If you weren’t referred to me, you probably googled some Illinois divorce law issue and began reading my 700+ articles about Illinois family law. I wrote all the articles…because Illinois family law is my passion.

I have been published numerous times by the Illinois State Bar Association.

I have been quoted regarding family law in NBC News, Parent’s Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Newsweek and many more.

I completed NITA’s 2-day deposition course, the National Family Law Trial Institute‘s 8-day regular program and the 3-day advanced cross-examination program.

I read, write and think about Illinois divorce and family law A LOT.

Divorce and family law are probably the broadest fields of law. A divorce covers contracts, litigation, and equity issues. While family law is intricate and strategic, family law is also full of big personalities who challenge each other in and out of the courtroom. When there is never a dull moment…you need a sharp mind.

Illinois divorce and family law fascinates me. My divorce cases fascinate me. I understand and communicate Illinois’ divorce and family law like they are my first language.

As Albert Einstein said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

If you or a loved one are in any stage of the divorce process, schedule an appointment to talk directly with me (not a receptionist, a salesperson or an associate).

There is a method the madness that is family law. If you would like your family law case to have more “method” and less “madness,” contact me for a free consultation.


- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2006
- Bradley University, Bachelor of Science, Business Computer Systems, 2000


- Illinois Bar 2006
- Florida Bar 2018


Fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Family Law refers to Illinois law, rules, regulations, and court procedures involving the family unit when that unit comes under the purview of the Illinois courts. Additionally, there are local Cook County and Chicago court rules that govern Family Law.

We have a singular obsession with providing insight and understanding into Family Law in Chicago, Illinois.

Family law matters need the attention of a conscientious, skilled attorney who can successfully process your divorce and/or parenting matter.

Meet Our Team Of Attorneys

Attorney Rebecca Day

Rebecca Day

Practice Areas: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: rebecca@rdklegal.com

BIOGRAPHY: Rebecca A. Day received her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies with high honors from Elgin Community College and her Bachelor’s degree with high honors in Paralegal Studies and her Paralegal Certificate from Roosevelt University. Rebecca received her Juris Doctorate from UIC John Marshall Law School while raising 5 kids as a single parent and working full-time as a paralegal. 

Divorce lawyer in Chicago, Tyler Keller

Tyler Keller

Practice Areas: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: tyler@rdklegal.com

BIOGRAPHY: Tyler Keller graduated from the University of South Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. Tyler matriculated to Loyola University College of Law earning her Juris Doctorate in 2019. Tyler was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2020. Tyler is an avid Chicago Cubs fan and plans to visit every MLB ballpark. 

Seth Lapidus

Practice Areas: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: seth@rdklegal.com

BIOGRAPHY: Seth Lapidus graduated from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana majoring in Integrative Biology in 2013 and matriculated to the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana’s College of Law earning his Juris Doctorate in 2016. Seth is licensed in Illinois and recently passed the Florida bar exam.

Dustin Sedor family law attorney

Dustin Sedor

Practice Areas: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (239) 202-0455

Email: dustin@divorceattorneynaplesfl.com

BIOGRAPHY: Dustin Sedor graduated from Syracuse University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, worked as a Dental Assistant and attended Drexel University’s Graduate Program for Interdisciplinary Health Sciences until he switched focus to attend to Ave Maria School of Law earning his Juris Doctorate in 2019. Dustin is licensed in Illinois and in Florida where he operates Russell Knight’s Naples, Florida office. 

Victoria Walsh Divorce Attorney Chicago

Victoria Walsh

Practice Areas: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: victoria@rdklegal.com

BIOGRAPHY: Victoria Walsh graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in History and Secondary Education. Victoria matriculated to Chicago-Kent College of Law earning her Juris Doctorate in 2021. Victoria was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2021. Victoria is a Chicago native who plays 16-inch softball on the weekends.

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