Michael K. Goldberg

Managing Partner

312-930-5600 - Illinois

480-427-7444 - Arizona

Overview

Michael “Mike” Goldberg received his Juris Doctorate in 1992 from the University of Illinois College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois-Urbana, where he also played hockey for the Fighting Illini. In 1992, Mr. Goldberg joined the Cook County State's Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted criminal matters for five years. As an Assistant State's Attorney, Mike tried twelve jury trials and numerous bench trials.
 
Mr. Goldberg has been with Goldberg Law Group since 1997. In private practice, he has argued in the Illinois Supreme Court and in all five appellate courts in Illinois. In addition to being licensed to practice law in Illinois, Mr. Goldberg is admitted to practice in Arizona and is admitted to the Trial Bar in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Credentials
Education
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University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana, Illinois, 1992, J.D.

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University of Illinois-Urbana, 1989, B.A.

Bar Admissions
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Illinois, 1992

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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1998

General and Trial Bar

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Arizona, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships
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Illinois State Bar Association

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Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

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Arizona State Bar Association

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Decalogue Society of Lawyers

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Constitutional Rights Foundation Lawyer

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Federal Defender Program in the Northern District of Illinois, Panel Attorney

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Chicago Bar Association, Health Care Law Committee

 
 
 
Publications

Using Expert Testimony to Make the Case for Grandparent Visitation

Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 103, No. 10, pg. 38, October 2015.

Physician Licensure

The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, Chapter 1, Vol. 21, West Publishing, 2007-Present.

Administrative Disciplinary Proceedings

The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, Chapter 2, Vol. 21, West Publishing, 2007-Present. 

Reports Relating to Professional Conduct and Capacity

The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, Chapter 3, Vol. 21, West Publishing, 2007-Present.

 
Classes & Seminars
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Representing a client before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, IICLE Law Ed. Series, Chicago and Springfield Illinois, September 14, 2012.

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Representing a Doctor in a Dispute with a Hospital Medical Staff, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, June 19, 2009.

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Hot Topics for the General Practitioner - Health Care Law Update, Illinois State Bar Association, Rock Island, Illinois, April 4, 2008.

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Cutting Edge Issues in Health Care: Medical Spas, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 20, 2007.

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Hot Topics in Health Care, Illinois State Bar Association, Quincy, Illinois, March 23, 2007.

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Speaker on HIPAA, Illinois State Bar Association, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, ​June 2004.

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State and Federal Issues Relating to Privacy of Medical Records, General Practice Update, ISBA Mid-Year Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 13, 2002.

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Privacy Issues Relating to Medical Records, Hot Topics for the General Practitioner, ISBA Annual Meeting, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 12, 2002.

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Investigations and Discovery in Administrative Hearings, Administrative Agencies and Discrimination Claims, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, September 5, 2003.

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Administrative Law Update for the General Practitioner, General Practice Update, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, December 8, 2000.

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Update on Structuring and Scheduling Parenting Time and Grandparent Visitation Time, Illinois State Bar Association, University of Illinois College of Law-Urbana, October 2, 2012.

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Structuring and Scheduling Parenting Time and Grandparent Visitation Time, McHenry County Bar Association, McHenry, Illinois, May 21, 2010.

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Lecture on structuring and scheduling parenting time, Attorney Education in Child Custody and Visitation Matters in 2010 and Beyond, Chicago, Illinois, March 19, 2010.

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Lecture on the revision of the Family Law Statute and update on Grandparent Visitation Rights, Chicago Marriott Hotel, December 9, 2008.

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2008 Grandparent Visitation Update, American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, Chicago, Illinois, April 1, 2008.

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2008 Grandparent Visitation Update, Madison County Bar Association, March 18, 2008.

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2007 General Practice Update: The New Grandparent Visitation Act, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, December 7, 2007.

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2007 Grandparent Visitation Update, Families Anonymous Chicagoland Convention, Naperville, Illinois, November 4, 2007.

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2007 Update on Grandparent Visitation, Winnebago Bar Association Family Law Seminar, March 29, 2007.

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Legal Issues for Grandparents - Workshop and Discussion, Chicagoland Families Anonymous Convention, Naperville, Illinois, November 5, 2006.

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Testified at Illinois State Senate Judiciary Hearing regarding House Bill 4357 - the New Grandparent Visitation Act, Springfield, Illinois, April 2006.

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Testified before the State of Illinois House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee regarding House Bill 4357 – the New Grandparent Visitation Act, Springfield, Illinois, May 2006.

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Testified before the State of Illinois House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee regarding House Bill 4318 – the New Grandparent Visitation Act, Springfield, Illinois, February 2004.

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Panelist at Illinois State Representative Careen Gordon’s Hearing on Grandparent Rights, Marseilles, Illinois, July 2004.

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Testified at Illinois State Senate Judiciary Hearing regarding House Bill 4318 – the New Grandparent Visitation Act, Springfield, Illinois, April 2004.

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Grandparent Visitation: Vital Connection or Unreasonable Intrusion?, 15th Annual Family Law Update, Collinsville, Illinois, September 15, 2000.

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Grandparent’s Visitation Rights, General Practitioner’s Look at Termination of Parental Rights, Adoptions and Alternatives to Adoption, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 5, 2000.

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Grandparent Visitation and other Third Party Visitation Rights, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Advanced Custody & Visitation Issue, February 24, 2014.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Grandparent Rights and Grandchild Rights, April 15, 2014.

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