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ADETOLA LAW, LLC is an established matrimonial and family-focused law firm that is exclusively dedicated to supporting families during one of the most difficult chapters in their lives- a time of separation. OUR MISSION is to move transitioning families forward by helping them navigate the legal system while advocating for their best interest. OUR GOAL is to provide access to justice by pioneering unique ways to deliver affordable legal services to meet client-specific needs.

Attorney Profile

 

YENI M. ADETOLA is the founder and principal attorney for Adetola Law, LLC. As a matrimonial and family law litigator, Yeni has advocated for, and protected the interest of many families across the Chicagoland area, in an array of family law-related matters, including:

• Divorce and Asset Division

• Allocation of Parental Responsibilities and Parenting Time

• Maintenance and Child Support

• Post-Decree Enforcement and Modification cases; and

• Domestic Violence Proceedings.

Yeniunderstands the emotional challenges that accompanies each divorce and the separation of a family, and offers a unique client-focused approach to put her clients in the best position to move their family forward. As a mother herself, Yeni understands the delicate nature of issues faced by clients with children, and offers a thoughtful and compassionate approach to their representation. In addition to vigorously advocating for her clients in the court room, Yeni also utilizes alternate dispute resolution methods including mediation and collaborative law measures to resolve her cases.

A true Chicago native, Yeni earned her Bachelor of Science from the Loyola University of Chicago, cum laude. Shortly thereafter, she attended law school at DePaul University College of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor. Yeni focused her studies on perfecting her trial and litigations skills. She participated in a Mock Trial Interscholastic Team Competitions,misdemeanor and poverty law clinics, and received a CALI award for excellence in trial advocacy. Yeni clerked for the Cook County States’ Attorneys’ Domestic Violence Unit, where she assisted men and women to petition and obtain orders of protection against abusive partners. Yeni continues to partner with Chicagoland family law legal aid organizations, where she provides pro bono family law services to marginalized individuals.

When she is not advocating for families in court, Yeni is an aspiring author of children’s adventure novels, a hip-hop karaoke connoisseur, and a global travel enthusiast.

Yeni is admitted to the Illinois Bar, and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.

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