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Raleigh D Kalbfleisch | Of Counsel

Raleigh D Kalbfleisch (she/her/hers) is a seasoned family law attorney with 23 years of experience as a family law, probate and appellate attorney as well as a Guardian ad Litem in domestic relations and guardianship cases.  In January 2006, Raleigh formed the Law Office of Raleigh D. Kalbfleisch where she continues to assist clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives.  Raleigh’s new association with Baumert Law brings mutual benefits and enhancements to their respective and joint practices – all to the benefit of the clients.

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Legal Experience 

Throughout her career, Raleigh has demonstrated a profound commitment to her clients, offering assertive representation. She is skilled in various family law areas, including divorce proceedings, child custody and support, adoption, alimony, and marital property division. Raleigh is particularly known for her expertise in handling complex cases and her ability to negotiate favorable settlements in challenging situations.

In addition to her client work, Raleigh is an active volunteer.  She frequently shares her knowledge and experiences by mentoring newly admitted attorneys through the DuPage County Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association.  Raleigh is the Past President of the DuPage County Association of Women Lawyers, a current director and the Past President of the DuPage County Bar Foundation, a Past-Editor-In-Chief and current Editor for the DCBA Brief Magazine, on the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, Family Law Committee and Standing Committee on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, and the DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Committee.

Raleigh is also a faculty member at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), where she lectures on family law and related topics.

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, CT

  • Juris Doctor

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

  • Bachelor of Science

Bar Admission

  • Illinois

  • Minnesota

Honors & Awards

  • Best of the Best Law Firm - Top 10 Law Firm 2021

  • Best of the Best Law Firm - Top 10 Family Law Firm 2020

  • American Family Institute - 10 Best Female Family Law Attorney 2019 and 2020

  • American Family Institute - 10 Best Law Firms 2020

  • American Family Institute - 10 Best Attorneys 2017 and 2018 and 2018

  • American Family Institute - Top 10 Family Law Attorney 2018

  • Attorney Practice Magazine - Top 10 Family Law Attorney 2020

  • Lawyers of Distinction - Recognized for Excellence in Family and Divorce Law 2019 and 2020

  • Lawyers of Distinction - Top Rated Lawyer in Illinois 2020 and 2021

  • Chicago Lawyer Women in Law Women in Leadership - Recognized for Distinction 2019 and 2016

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction Award 2015

  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - 10 Best Law Firms 2015

  • DuPage County Legal Aid Pro Bono Service Award for service of more than 100 hours in a case 2005-2006 and 2012-2013

Memberships

  • The DuPage County Bar Association, including the Family Law Committee

  • The Kane County Bar Association

  • The Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, Family Law Committee and Standing Committee on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

  • The DuPage Association of Women Lawyers

Contact

(630) 308-8375

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