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West Dundee, IL847-428-7725
St. Charles, IL630-200-4882
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Our Attorneys

Benedict Schwarz, II

Benedict Schwarz, II

Benedict Schwarz, II has limited his practice to matrimonial and family law for over 40 years. He is a long-time member and past director of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and is also a trained divorce mediator. Mr. Schwarz has taught numerous divorce mediation training and conflict resolution seminars and has also co-authored chapters on the subject in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education publications.

Eric J. Vogel

Eric J. Vogel

Eric J. Vogel was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2008 after graduating from John Marshall Law School. He served as Assistant Public Defender in the McHenry County Public Defender’s Office for over 10 years. In his time at the Public Defender’s Officer, he handled cases in several areas of the law, including, misdemeanor and felony criminal, juvenile abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency and specialty courts. Mr. Vogel has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and History from Arizona State University in 2002.

Tamara R. Hill

Tamara R. Hill

Attorney Tami Hill graduated magna cum laude from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in Marketing and a minor in Communication. Upon graduation, she worked in marketing for a major national moving company before becoming a consultant in the field of computer-based training. Thereafter, Ms. Hill set her sights on the practice of law, receiving her J.D. from the Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2005. She joined the Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz, II in 2018, and is eager to assist her clients in resolving their family law matters in a timely and amicable manner.

Our Staff

Angela Matijevic

Angela Matijevic

Angela Matijevic graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with a Major in Marketing. She began working for the Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz, II P.C. in 1995 as the firm’s Client Services and Business Manager. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of financial and business management and customer relations and is extremely detail oriented.

Julie Meyer

Julie Meyer

Julie Meyer has over 30 years of professional law office experience. In 1998, she began working as a legal assistant/paralegal/office manager for a reputable, high volume family law practice, concentrating in divorce, post-judgment and related adoption cases. Julie joined the Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz in January of 2015 as the firm’s paralegal. In addition to the field of family law, Julie has experience in estate planning, probate, and contracts.

Kari Unthank

Kari Unthank

Kari Unthank joined the Law Offices of Benedict Schwarz, II P.C. in September 2019, bringing her over 11 years of family law experience exclusively in family law with a concentration in divorce, post-decree and parentage matters. Kari utilizes her personal and legal experience to help our client’s transition by providing detailed support to the attorneys and clients.

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