Kogut & Wilson, LLC

Kogut & Wilson, L.L.C. was founded in 2015 by Attorneys Eva Matela Kogut and Bryan J. Wilson. Attorneys Kogut and Wilson had already been working together as a team for some time at two of Chicagoland’s premier divorce and family law firms. In opening their own firm, they endeavor to prove to clients that it is possible to receive elite, industry-respected counsel while still experiencing a personalized, attentive approach to their case.

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As college acceptance letters begin coming in for high school seniors, parents are tackling the question of how they will afford it all. Divorced parents have additional factors to consider both when completing financial aid forms and when negotiating with a former spouse about contributions. What does your divorce settlement say? Reviewing the divorce agreement is an important first step. Many people mistakenly believe that their former spouse is required to pay 50% of college…
As we near living amidst the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year, keeping up with the day-to-day changes of the virus can be very challenging – especially when family legal matters are impacted. COVID-19 brought along changes of housing circumstances, career paths, and most obviously social interaction, but what happens if parties have a difference of opinion on what is appropriate regarding COVID-related choices? Housing and Relocation As discussed previously, if the primary custodial parent…
With the holiday season fast approaching, COVID-19 hangs over our traditions, creating uncertainty about what celebrations will look like. Although the state and local guidelines are clear, people are divided about the best way to celebrate in the upcoming colder months. Add in the complex component of holiday parenting time for families with two households, and the groundwork for conflict is laid. So how can families avoid a total blow up over turkey and tinsel…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce the firm’s inclusion as a Best Law Firm in the 2021 list by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm has been recognized in both Family Law (Tier 1) and Family Law Mediation (Tier 3) in the Chicago metropolitan area. This news follows the recognition of Eva Kogut, Bryan Wilson and Stephanie Tang to the 2021 Best Lawyers lists. Kogut & Wilson is dedicated to…
Bryan Wilson will share insights on how law firms can adjust company goals and methods of managing staff during the COVID era in an upcoming Chicago Bar Association webinar on November 3, 2020. Bryan, alongside co-hosts Ken Levinson, founding partner of Levinson and Stefani, and Stephen Hoffman, founder of Law Office of Stephen L. Hoffman LLC, will discuss the following topics with CBA members: Staff management in the time of a pandemic Ensuring goals are…
Bryan Wilson has become a Member at Large for Friends of Blaine at James G. Blaine Elementary School, a Fine Arts Magnet Cluster school. Comprised of parent volunteers, FOB is a nonprofit organization that hosts fundraisers to help benefit the 800+ students of Blaine, a Pre-K-8 Chicago Public School. Bryan’s two children attend Blaine which has led him to volunteer with the goal in mind of bringing new initiatives to the school. FOB reaches out…
Formed in 2015 by Eva Kogut and Bryan Wilson, Kogut & Wilson was founded under the principle idea that it is possible to receive elite, industry-respected counsel while still experiencing a personalized, attentive approach that is essential when handling family law matters. Having already been working together as a team for some time at two of Chicagoland’s premier divorce and family law firms, Bryan and Eva wanted to create a place where family values were…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce Bryan Wilson’s has been named a Chicago Lawyer 40 Under Forty for 2020. Many leaders in the Chicago legal community voiced their vote for Bryan, who is only 37, for this prestigious award, including Hon. Helaine Berger (Ret.), a mediator and former judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County. “Bryan’s patience and compassionate demeanor, combined with a deep understanding of family law, has made him an exemplary…
Stephanie Tang discusses a surprising ruling regarding the calculation and modification of child support in the September 2020 newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Young Lawyers Division newsletter. In the article, “Case Study: In re Marriage of Solecki—Examining its Ruling and Potential Consequences,” Stephanie addressed how the recent Illinois appellate court ruling on the 2015 case may open the door to modification and potential invalidation of child support provisions in future cases. Read…
Stephanie Tang will share her insights on college expenses in the COVID age and more as a panelist in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s webinar “College Expenses and Divorce and COVID: Questions, Complications and Answers” on Wednesday, September 30 from 1 pm – 4:15 pm. The panel, consisting of family law practitioners and judges, will discuss and answer questions related to: divorced parents’ responsibilities regarding college-related expenses how COVID has impacted college plans…