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Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630.665.7676
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Illinois Divorce Lawyer Raiford D. Palmer


Raiford D. Palmer, Partner

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Raiford Palmer is an experienced DuPage County Illinois divorce attorney. He is a Partner with the law firm of Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. concentrating in family law with a focus on divorce and complex divorce cases involving businesses and child custody issues. His family law work includes divorce, collaborative divorce, child custody, child support, asset valuation and division, maintenance, and post-decree matters, and premarital (prenuptial) agreement drafting. Raif primarily serves clients in DuPage, Cook, and Will Counties.

Raif also has substantial experience with business formation and transactional matters, buy-sell and operating agreements, commercial real estate transactions, commercial leases, and employment agreements which enable him to better handle complex divorce cases involving substantial assets.

Raif Palmer's experience and achievements include multiple successful jury and bench trials, numerous successful arbitrations and mediations, and many resolved divorce and family law matters settled before trial.

Raif first was licensed to practice law in 1994, and later formed his own law practice in 2001. In 2009, he joined Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. in Wheaton, Illinois and merged his successful family and business law practice with the firm. The firm named Raif a Partner in 2010.


Fellow, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois

Former Certified Guardian Ad Litem/Child Representive, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit (DuPage County)

Former Certified Arbitrator, Mandatory Arbitration Program, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit (DuPage County)

Bar Admissions:

Illinois, 1994

U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar

U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1994

U.S. Supreme Court, 2007


Juris Doctor, 1994, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science-Prelaw, 1991, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Associations and Memberships:

DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Committee, Business Law Committee, Planning Committee

Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section Council)

American Bar Association (Family Law Section)

Fellow, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois

Speaking Engagements:

Introduction to Family Law, The Oasis Experience, 2008, Oak Brook, IL

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