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Carlton Marcyan JD CPA
Carlton Marcyan JD CPA
  • 312 218-5560
  • 475 Greenwood Ave

    Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
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Carlton Marcyan JD CPA

Carlton focuses on complex situations and difficult conflicts. Many of his matters involve complicated financial issues whether related to family or business circumstances. He is a CPA, CFP holding a JD, MBA, Master of Arts degree in conflict resolution and bachelors degree in commerce and accounting. He is a court approved mediator in Cook and Lake counties and enjoys a top rated reputation as a problem solver and conflict resolver.

He, on numerous occasions, has been named Lawyer of the Year in the Chicago area by US News and Best Lawyers in the field of Family Law and Collaborative Practice. He has been named as Leading Lawyer and Super Lawyer for many years and holds Martindale Hubbell’s AV top rating as determined by his peers and members of the judiciary.

ADR Experience

Vast experience in family law matters; management and personnel, business and commercial matters.


Facilitative with evaluative if requested.


JD; MBA; MCR (Master in Conflict Resolution); BSC; CPA; CFP

Areas Of Practice

  • Autism
  • Business
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Tax

Additional Services

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Ombuds
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Strategic Planning



Fees and Provisos


Liability Insurance

  • Yes

ADR Training

  • DePaul University 40 hour Mediation Program
  • Dominican University 40 hour Mediation Program
  • Dominican University Restorative Justice Program
  • Harvard Negotiation Program - AAML
  • Dominican University Master of Arts-Conflict Resolution
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 40 hour Mediation Training & Certificate
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Collaborative Law Training


  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers
  • Leading Lawyers
  • Lawyer of the Year-Chicago Area Collaborative Law US News 4 separate years
  • Lawyer of the Year-Chicago Area Family Law US News
  • Michael Cohen Award- AAML Illinois

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • American Bar Association - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • AAML - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • American Institute of CPA's
  • Illinois Society of CPA's
  • Advocates Society of Chicago
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Rotary Club International