Awards & Memberships
Illinois Super Lawyers
The Andrew Cores Family Law Group was recognized by Super Lawyers and fellow peers as one of the top law firms in the state of Illinois. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each year, the Super Lawyers list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
Leading Lawyers provides extensive profiles of the most dependable, respected and experienced lawyers to assist clients in the search for a highly certified lawyer. Leading Lawyers surveys attorneys, questioning them which of their peers or competitors, they would recommend to family or friend if they could not take on their case. To preserve the credibility and quality of the survey, lawyers cannot appoint themselves or anyone at their own law firm. Based upon survey nominations and approval the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board, only the top lawyers are nominated and eligible for membership in Leading Lawyers. Attorney Wendy Musielak was named as a 2015 Emerging Lawyer by the organization.
Avvo 10.0 Rating
The Avvo Rating evaluates a lawyer's background and is calculated using a mathematical model which considers the information shown on the lawyer's Avvo profile, including years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition. Avvo.com rates 97 percent of U.S. Lawyers and provides consumers with detailed information on attorneys and legal issues to help them make the choices that are right for them. Attorneys Andrew Cores and Wendy Musielak maintain 10.0 Superb Avvo Ratings.
Illinois State Bar Association
The attorneys at the Andrew Cores Family Law Group are all active members and leaders of the Illinois State Bar Association. Founded in 1877, the ISBA is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization, the Association's primary focus is to help Illinois lawyers practice more effectively and efficiently by providing time and money-saving services. The ISBA also engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession - among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law.
American Bar Association
The attorneys at the Andrew Cores Family Law Group are active members of the American Bar Association, which provides resources to help all members become better lawyers. The ABA is one of the world's largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. The ABA's mission is to serve equally their members, the legal profession, and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.