Jeffrey Brend
Phone: (630) 240-3155
Address:20 N Wacker Dr Ste 3200
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Jeffrey W. Brend

Attorney, Financial Specialist

Jeffrey W. Brend, JD, CPA/ABV, ASA, CFE, CFF, AAMLPrincipal of the nationally recognized family law, forensic accounting and business valuation practice Levin & Brend, P.C in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Brend is a Forensic Divorce Attorney who has been featured in Fortune Magazine, Newsweek and on the Sky Radio Network as one of America’s Premier Lawyers. He is the only person in the country who is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Business Valuator with AICPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Brend has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer from 2007 to 2010. He is an adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent Law School, past chair of the Matrimonial Law Committee for the Chicago Bar Association and Founder of the Cook County Court Facilitation Program. He has spoken nationally to the Association of Fraud Examiners, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the American Society of Appraisers. Along with being a family law attorney, Mr. Brend is a Certified Public Accountant who is qualified as a financial expert to value businesses, determine net income and complete financial investigations. He has written numerous articles about business valuation, forensic accounting and child custody issues along with the textbook “Accounting for Divorce”. He is routinely appointed by the courts to represent children in complex custody and visitation cases. Finally, Mr. Brend is currently serving on the Board of Managers of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Illinois Chapter and is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Collaborative Committee. He is fellow of Collaborative Divorce Illinois and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is exceptionally qualified to encourage the collaborative process from a multidisciplinary perspective.