Todd D. Scalzo has been practicing law since 2004, handling all matters of family law, such as divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, visitation, and paternity.   He has successfully tried or settled hundreds of cases at the trial court level.  He has argued successfully before the Illinois Appellate Court.  Mr. Scalzo is a court-approved Guardian ad litem (GAL) and Mediator.

Mr. Scalzo is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the DuPage Justinian Society of (Italian-American) Lawyers, and his hometown community of Wheaton.

Education

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2004
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 2000

 

Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
Illinois Supreme Court

 

Professional Organizations

Illinois State Bar Association

DuPage County Bar Association
–  Family Law Committee, 2004-Present
– Membership Committee, Chair, 2015-2016, DCBA Directors’ Award for Distinguished Service
–  Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) Committee, 2013-2014
–  Local Government Committee, Chair, 2011-2012
–  Judiciary Committee, 2009-2012
–  Law Day Committee, Chair, 2007-2008
–  New Lawyers Committee, Chair, 2005-2006

DuPage Justinian Society of (Italian-American) Lawyers, President, 2011-2012

DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Associate Member, 2011-Present

 

Honors

2014 Illinois Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
2013-2014 Pro bono Service Award, DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation

 

Lectures

The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), DCBA Family Law Committee (February 2016)

 

Appeals

In re Estate of M.J.E., 2016 IL App (2d) 1610457-U

In re Marriage of Berendt, 2015 IL App (2d) 140797-U

Collins v. IDHFS, 2014 IL App (2d) 130536

In re Marriage of Heinrich, 2014 IL App (2d) 121333

In re Marriage of Mirea, 2014 IL App (2d) 130323-U

 

Publications

Scalzo & McCumber, Neither Admitting Nor Denying: Proper Responses to Requests to Admit in Domestic Relations Proceedings, DCBA Brief, Vol. 23 (Feb. 2011)

 

Elected Office

Councilman, City of Wheaton, 2009-Present

 

 

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