Lyn C. Conniff

Lyn C. Conniff

Lyn C. Conniff, Managing Partner

Lyn is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney with over 29 years of experience in family law, and in working with families transitioning from one home to two homes.  Lyn began her legal career as a corporate and securities attorney before devoting her practice to family law and encouraging families to find peaceful solutions to family challenges. Lyn’s international background brings a sensitivity and creativity to the complex, and an appreciation of the nuances of family systems.

Although experienced in divorce litigation and a vigorous advocate, Lyn counsels her clients to explore creative alternatives to litigation and to resolve family issues outside the legal system.    

During her 29 years of experience in family law, Lyn has helped clients resolve a wide range of family and divorce issues, including complex financial scenarios, division of high net worth estates, and parenting and custody challenges. Lyn has been trained in the Collaborative Law Process since 2002.  Her training in the Collaborative Law Process gives Lyn even more tools to help resolve difficult situations with innovative techniques and a commitment to open and respectful conversations between the parties.


B.A. University of Sydney, N.S.W. Australia
J.D. Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Bar Admissions

1987, State of Illinois

Bar Associations

American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
West Suburban Bar Association (Past President)

Collaborative Law Practice Affiliations

Fellow, The Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois at
Member, The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals at

Lyn C. Conniff is rated as a top family attorney     Conniff was rated among the 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in 2017-2018

– Jim O., Western Springs (from Yelp)

– Chris W., Chicago (from Yelp)

– Rebecca M., Chicago (from Yelp)

– Eric S., Albuquerque (from Yelp)

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I am a happy client and recommend Lyn without hesitation. She is knowledgeable, pragmatic and is adept at working with other attorneys in a positive manner.

The efforts of this team were incredible and in touch with my sensitivity. After the first phone call I felt assured that I would be given the utmost attention and it was delivered!

The attorneys kept me up to date on the status of the issue and were always available to take my call. They were kind, professional and responsive.

I'm no fan of the lawyer class, but the Conniff folks definitely know their stuff. I can't imagine it getting any better than this. Two thumbs up!