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Nicholas Stavros, JD

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847-520-4810 (Office)
847-668-2195 (Cell & Text)
847-520-9869 (Fax)

Nicholas Stavros represents clients throughout Illinois in divorce, paternity, custody, child support and various other family law matters as well as criminal law and personal injury cases. Mr. Stavros also has significant experience in interstate and international child custody and child support cases, including matters arising under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Whenever possible, Mr. Stavros helps his clients bypass litigation through mediation and the collaborative divorce process, enabling them to end their marriages in a cooperative rather than an adversarial manner. Additionally, Mr. Stavros is a highly regarded criminal defense attorney who has successfully defended several high profile cases in recent years.

Mr. Stavros served as the Village Prosecutor for the Village of Wheeling where he developed an intimate familiarity  with local ordinances, all traffic related offenses including DUI, suspended or revoked license, insurance violations, and traffic accidents involving personal injury. As a result of his extensive legal experience, Mr. Stavros excels at handling a wide array of legal challenges. If you have a personal injury case, a family/divorce law matter, Traffic, DUI, or other criminal case, Nicholas Stavros can help you obtain a fair and just result.    

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Northern Illinois University in 2006, Mr. Stavros earned his Juris Doctor from the Northern Illinois School of Law School in 2009 and was admitted to practice in Illinois that same year. Nicholas Stavros is a managing partner at the Stavros Law Offices and is highly regarded by fellow legal professionals. Mr. Stavros is a member in good standing of the Lake County Bar Association, Northwest Suburban Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association. 


  • I highly recommend using him and his office, they have been a pleasure to work with.

    Nicholas Stavros has been more then helpful in regards to my divorce. He was clear and helped me understand the legal terminology and what was needed to proceed. He also helped me put a special order in place to keep my daughter safe so I won't have to go back to court year after year. I highly r...
  • I believe he has truly believed in me.

    I hired Nick Stavros last minute,the day before I was supposed to go to trial, on a family case matter. And through the past almost year, he has made me truly believe that I'm not going through everything I'm going through for nothing. I believe he has truly believed in me. Even if I haven't alwa...
  • I felt like I was never alone and that I had him and the rest of the firm behind me!

    Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value There are no words that I could write that could express with fidelity how I feel about the services provided by Stavros Law Offices, specifically by Nick (Nicholas). I came to him with a lot of stress, feeling that the process ahead wou...

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Primarily practicing in the following counties: ​Lake, Cook, McHenry, Kane, Will, DuPage, ​DeKalb, Boone and Kendall Counties

Office Location

433 N. Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL 60090

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Saturday: By Appointment