100 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1111,
Chicago, IL 60602


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Curtis Bennett Ross

Attorney and Founding Member

Chicago, Illinois lawyer providing legal representation in family law matters

Curtis Bennett Ross is a Cook County attorney who concentrates his practice on divorce and family law. Mr. Ross's background is in the business and financial sector. Mr. Ross obtained his CPA (certified public accountant) license in 1977 and is currently registered as a CPA in Illinois. Mr. Ross received his license to practice law in 1980. The combination of financial and legal education has served Mr. Ross well in that he has been recognized by the Court for his specialized business and financial knowledge by appointment as a receiver and as a financial expert in family law matters. This distinction is unique and not one the Court often makes. These appointments are a vote of confidence in Mr. Ross's abilities and set him apart from his peers. Mr. Ross has given back to the community by lecturing on behalf of the Illinois State Bar Association in the area of family law and has also enjoyed full semesters of teaching in the areas of accounting and federal income taxation at the University of Illinois at Urbana. Mr. Ross enjoys a good reputation among his peers and other professionals such as mental health care providers and accountants.

Chicago Family Law Attorney with Many Honors

Curtis Bennett Ross is known for representing a wide variety of clients, with a wide variety of issues. Mr. Ross has a consistent track record for success and works for his clients without compromising his ethical obligations. Mr. Ross enjoys recognition from the judiciary and serves as an officer on several committees. Mr. Ross has been given the highest Avvo rating of 10.0 and has a high level of industry recognition from his peers for his efforts. Mr. Ross's peers find him to be honest and knowledgeable, always staying on top of the latest legal developments. The Law Office of Curtis Bennett Ross, LLC is staffed with friendly professionals and uses up to date technology to meet today's innovative standards.

Using a Respectful Approach to Get Satisfactory Results

Mr. Ross approaches each case from a position of respect; respect for his clients, the Court, and the other side. His years of experience show that treating all the parties fairly yields the best results for his clients. Mr. Ross fights hard for your rights and the rights of your children while maintaining a level of professionalism recognized by his adversaries. Mr. Ross's peers and former clients give him high marks for his honesty and knowledge. Mr. Ross also receives recognition for his specialized financial knowledge, and this allows him to represent clients with a broad range of financial needs and status. Mr. Ross is able to effectively value complex business assets and other property valuations. Outside of the office and in his spare time, Mr. Ross enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Call today to schedule your appointment with a Chicago family law attorney.

At The Law Offices of Curtis Bennett Ross, LLC we value your time; we promptly return your phone calls, give you a free initial phone consultation, and offer flexible appointment schedules. Call us today at 312-984-1514 or visit us online to schedule your appointment.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions


Honors and Awards

10.0 (Superb) AVVO rating

Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Rated

2017 recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association Presidential Commendation

June 14, 2014 recipient of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers Presidential Citation


J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign 1980

B.S. Accountancy, Honors, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign 1977


Certified Public Accountant 1977

Juris Doctor 1980

Court Recognition

Cook County child's representative

Cook County guardian ad litem

Cook County Court facilitator

Court-appointed receiver

Court-appointed financial expert

Professional Associations

Illinois State Bar Association

Member of the Finance Committee for The Assembly 2012-2017, 2018 to present

Chair of the Finance Committee for The Assembly 2014-2017

Member of The Assembly 2011 to 2017, 2018 to present

Member of the Family Law Section Council 2010 to present

Current member of the Joint Maintenance and Child Support Sub-Committee

Current co-chair of Representing Children Sub-Committee

Previous member of sub-committees including Maintenance, Dissipation, and Child Representative

Previous member of sub-committees for Custody, Child Representative and Civil Unions

Advocates Society

Chicago Bar Association

Women's Bar Association of Illinois

Decalogue Society of Lawyers

President 2016-2017

First Vice President 2015-2016

Second Vice President 2014-2015

Treasurer 2013-2014

Executive Board 2013 to present

Board of Managers 2010-2013, 2017 to present

Ways and Means Committee

Decalogue Foundation Board Member 2018 to present

Teaching Experience

Fall 1979 full semester class in Basic Federal Income Taxation at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Spring 1980 full semester class in Basic Financial Accounting at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign


Illinois State Bar Association presentation on Pleadings, Responses, and Appearance in a Nuts and Bolts in Divorce Seminar: November 10, 2011

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