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About Paul D. Nordini

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Avvo Rated "Excellent," and ranked 10 Best Divorce and Custody Attorney in the United States by the American Family Law Academy, Mr. Nordini utilizes a research intensive strategy to achieve dynamic legal results for his clientele.

Having successfully litigated thousands of divorce and custody cases, along with a high 80% reversal rate on his appellate work, Mr. Nordini's time tested divorce strategy is unmatched in the industry. 

Mr. Nordini was born of Italian immigrant parents in Chicago Heights, Illinois and he spent his later childhood in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Instilled with uncompromising work ethic, he started working at the age of 10, delivering newspapers.  

At the age of 18, Mr. Nordini enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps and attended bootcamp in San Diego, California and later infantry school at Camp Pendleton, California.  He was designated with the MOS 0341. He attended Non-Commissioned Officer School and Jungle Warfare School in Okinawa Japan and has been stationed at bases throughout SouthEast Asia, Norway, and within the United States.


In 1990, Mr. Nordini started working with Ford Motor Company and within days, he was recalled back into the Marine Corps by a Presidential Order to serve with a Special Operations Battalion during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  After the Gulf War had ended, he was stationed at Subic Bay, Philippines and survived the Mt. Pinatubo eruption and helped with relief efforts earning him the Humanitarian Ribbon.  He later received an Honorable Discharge at the rank of E-4 (Corporal).


Upon his return to Ford Motor Company in late 1991, he later attained his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, and later left Ford Motor Company to attend law school and clerking at some of the most prestigious law firms in Chicago.


In 2001 he graduated from DePaul University Law School, Chicago, and achieved a Doctorate Degree in Jurisprudence. Upon graduation, he worked for a short time clerking at a high-profile boutique tax law firm, and later opened his own firm which grew to one of the largest Family Law offices in the suburban Chicago market.  He later focused on high-profile litigation, which included business litigation and finance law.  Mr. Nordini has testified as an expert witness about litigation practice, reasonableness of attorney's fees, and custody litigation process.  He has represented thousands of clientele and authored hundreds of articles touching on various legal topics.  He now practices law primarily in Illinois.


Mr. Nordini has written material for review in the United States Supreme Court, in Washington D.C., involving constitutional / custody issues, and he has been published numerous times in the DuPage Bar Brief publications with his articles touching on U.S. Constitutional safeguards, corporate law, custody and other family law issues.  Mr. Nordini's published appellate case raised issues involving diligence requirements when attempting to secure personal jurisdiction over a corporate entity; that opinion has since been citied numerous times in subsequent cases in support of Mr. Nordini's arguments.

Mr. Nordini currently represents spouses finding themselves facing a family law issue that require strategic settlement or litigation. He is result driven and believes that courtroom results are a measure of his preparation and research intensive style.

Mr. Nordini enjoys spending time with his family, swimming, sailing, hiking, and attending his children's sporting events. 

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