Diane Brazen Gordon, JD

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Diane Brazen Gordon, JD

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy
Bankruptcy attorney Diane Brazen Gordon has over twenty years of experience concentrating in consumer bankruptcy law and civil litigation. Ms. Gordon has represented numerous debtors, creditors, and a Chapter 7 bankruptcy Trustee. Currently Ms. Gordon exclusively represents debtors in both chapter 7 and chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy cases.

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Legal Areas

  • Bankruptcy law and related litigation
  • Consultation to financial professionals and family law attorneys regarding bankruptcy law issues
  • Speaking and writing regarding bankruptcy issues as they relate to divorce.


  • Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Illinois
  • Associate Editor, Iowa Law Review

Membership & Affiliations

  • Chair, of the Bankruptcy Committee, American Bar Association, Section of Family La,w 2012-2013
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee, American Bar Association Section of Family Law; speaker at the ABA Section of Family Law 2009 Fall CLE Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on “Bankruptcy and Marital Debts – Is it Enforceable or Dischargeable?”
  • Federal Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Member of the Bankruptcy Committee of the Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Vice President, North Shore Law
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Womens Bar Association of Illinois
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates

Legal Experience

  • Wenzel, Piersall & Riccolo, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Law Clerk to Honorable Gerald D. Fines, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of Illinois
  • Jackson & Walker, Houston, Texas
  • Farnsworth & vonBerg, Houston, Texas
  • Prairie State Legal Services, Waukegan, Illinois
  • Leibowitz Law Center, Waukegan, Illinois
  • Management of bankruptcy cases at The Rogers Law Group
Diane Brazen Gordon has an office in Lincolnshire, Illinois and provides compassionate guidance and over twenty years of legal experience to people contemplating bankruptcy. She also provides consultation and representation to individuals when a former spouse files bankruptcy. Appointments also available in Skokie upon request. Call her at (847) 383-5647.

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 7.4(b) disclosure: Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and the certificate is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.