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Ronald S. Ladden


Trial attorney Ronald S. Ladden, a founder of  Ladden & Allen, Chartered, helped hundreds of couples successfully navigate the often choppy waters of divorce during his years as a practicing lawyer.

Ron, who is retired, practiced family law for his entire professional career. Previously, he was a sole practitioner in Ronald S. Ladden & Associates. For 10 years, he was a director and co-manager of the Family Law Section of a large Chicago law firm. He has been selected by his peers as one of the Leading Lawyers in Family Law, and received an Award of Merit from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

Ron is a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has spoken at its international conferences on issues related to USA matrimonial law in Paris and in St. Petersburg, Russia. Long active as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, he presented at Academy meetings and is a past president of the Illinois chapter.

A frequent author and lecturer on topics related to family law, he has addressed topics such as “Preparing Clients for Custody Litigation,” “The Uniform Premarital Agreement Act,” and “Implications of the Baby Richard Case.” His most recent publication relative to the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act appeared in the American Bar Association “Family Advocate,” Winter Edition, 2011.

Ron has three adult children and nine grandchildren.

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