Hon. John W. Demling (Ret.)

Hon. John W. Demling (Ret.)

Attorney of Councel at Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella
  • Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Illinois
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Biography

The Honorable John W. Demling (Ret.) was appointed as an Associate Judge for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County, Illinois in 1997. He served 21 years, 18 of which were in the Domestic Relations Division. From 2016 through 2017 he served as the Presiding Judge of the division. During his tenure in the Domestic Relations Division he presided over hundreds of divorce trials including custody, relocation and complex financial matters. In 2007 Judge Demling completed the Family Mediation Program presented by The John Paul Jones Group for the Illinois Supreme Court. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Demling was the managing attorney for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s surety claims office, managing attorneys resolving surety and fidelity claims. Prior to that, he was a partner in the firm Demling & Eckhardt where he focused on civil litigation, primarily in the area of Mechanics’ Liens.

During his time on the bench, Judge Demling was active in continuing legal education, presenting programs to both attorneys and judges. He has been an active lecturer and author for organizations such as Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Illinois State Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Illinois Judicial Educational Conference. His knowledge and ability in resolving or litigating divorce and family law matters has been developed over 40 years as an attorney and judge. Judge Demling’s skill in evaluating and developing cases can assist clients through the complex and often emotional process of divorce.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • Custody & Relocation
  • Visitation
  • Maintenance
  • Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (1977) | Law
Honors: Honors
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Muskingum College
B.A. | Economics
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Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Hon. John Powers Crawley Award
Lawyers Assistance Program
Lawyer of the Year
DuPage County Bar Association
Citizen of the Year
Village of Glen Ellyn
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 0612308
Member
Current
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DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Illinois Judges Association
Member
Current
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DuPage County Ethics Commission
Commissioner
- Current
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DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation
Director
- Current
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Village of Glen Ellyn
Village President
-
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Village of Glen Ellyn
Village Trustee
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Contact & Map
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC
1737 South Naperville Road
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Telephone: (630) 665-7300
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC
250 W. River Drive
Unit 2A
St. Charles, IL 60174
Telephone: (630) 665-7300
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed