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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Eva Kogut will share insights on the collaborative process at DePaul University College of Law on March 11, 2020. Eva will present to students in the Family Law Mediation course, which is designed to teach law students the strict representation standards within the mediation process and provide a basis to know when and how to represent clients in mediation. The course is taught by attorney and mediator J. Alex Jacobson, who educates students on effective…
The Getting Split Ready podcast, hosted by Marya Carey Pleasant and Doug Katz, recently featured Bryan Wilson to share insights on divorce processes and outcomes. The podcast provides listeners with an unscripted, informative and honest discussion with top professionals covering topics about divorce, separation and starting over. Bryan offered his perspectives on a range of divorce-related issues in the following segments: Marriage Story as a Justification for Collaborative Divorce Divorce and Hollywood When Litigation is
Kogut & Wilson is proud to share that three of its attorneys have been selected to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super LawyersEva Kogut Rising StarsStephanie Tang Bryan Wilson This accomplishment is the second award recognition of the year for Eva, Bryan and Stephanie, who were also named to the 2020 Illinois Leading and Emerging Lawyers lists. Attorneys are selected to the Super Lawyers list through a process of independent research,…
The dress has been purchased. The invitations have been sent. A countdown to the big day is prominently displayed. As many details are being finalized, couples often don’t think about an important component of wedding planning: the prenuptial agreement. The premise–that a couple is planning for the challenging financial aspects of the of their relationship–can create tension during an exciting time. Understanding what a prenuptial agreement is, the process involved and the benefits afforded can…
Kogut & Wilson is delighted to announce that for the second year in a row, three of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their field by Illinois Leading Lawyers. Leading LawyersEva Kogut Emerging LawyersBryan Wilson Stephanie Tang Leading Lawyers uses a peer-ranked system in which only attorneys with the highest recommendations from legal colleagues are reviewed by an Advisory Board for inclusion in each edition. Fewer than five percent of attorneys are…
Stephanie Tang will discuss being trial-ready for a family law case as part of the ISBA Family Law Section’s Family Law: Back to Basics CLE program on January 23, 2020. The presentation, titled “Discovery, Trial Preparation and Organization,” will provide information regarding discovery, preparing for trial, SCR 213 interrogatories, SCR 214 production requests, depositions and subpoenas for records. It will also include tips to help with trial notebooks, exhibit management, case strategy, motions in limine,…
The Chicago Bar Association Collaborative Process Subcommittee of the Domestic Relations Committee, for which Eva Kogut is a chair, will be presenting a program on “The Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation on Collaborative Practice.” The program, which will be presented by Patrick Kalscheur from Kalscheur Conscious Family Law LLC, will take place on January 16, 2020 from 12:15 – 1:30pm at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court. This program is complimentary for CBA…
It’s that time of year again – snow, sales and scheduling. For those going through a divorce, the holiday season can be difficult to navigate. Last year, you celebrated the holidays with your entire family. This year, on the verge of divorce or post-divorce, the schedule will look different. How do you go about discussing and executing a plan that is stress-free for you and your children? Here are things to consider when crafting a…
Kogut & Wilson is pleased to announce the addition of Kathleen Short to the firm as an associate attorney. She focuses her practice in the areas of matrimonial and family law. As a certified mediator, Kathleen offers clients an alternative method of dispute resolution and conflict management outside of the courtroom. Prior to becoming an associate attorney, she worked at the firm for two years as a law clerk. Kathleen received her J.D. from Loyola…
Kogut & Wilson is pleased to announce the firm has been selected as a 2020 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm earned the ranking of Metropolitan Tier 1 in Family Law in Chicago. This honor comes on the heels of both Eva Kogut and Bryan Wilson being named 2020 Best Lawyers. Kogut & Wilson takes a personalized approach to divorce and family law that allows them to…