ANTHONY R. SCIFO

Elgin, IL Attorneys

Anthony R. Scifo is a duly licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, admitted in November 2007. He is experienced in the practice of civil litigation, particularly family law litigation and probate litigation.

Anthony is an experienced and Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Family Law Divisions of Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County, and DeKalb County. Further, he is a Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Adoption Division and the Probate Division in Kane County, Illinois.

EXPERIENCED LAWYER IN ELGIN

Anthony is also an experienced and Court-Approved Family Law Mediator in DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County.

In November 2015, Anthony was invited by INADR to be a Judge for the 16th Annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Drake University Law School and helped other Mediators from around the country to Judge said tournament, many of whom are involved heavily in academia.

Anthony is also an experienced and Court approved Arbitration Judge in Kane County, Illinois, and regularly scheduled for this role.

Anthony was a regular bi-monthly legal columnist for the Kane County Chronicle with regard to general legal matters from 2013 through 2014.

Additionally, he has written five publications for the Kane County Bar Briefs, topics of which have extended from a dissertation on the Service member Civil Relief Act and its effects on civil proceedings

SERVICE AREAS

Tony represented me in my divorce. He always told me everything straight and honest and he knew the laws very well. In the end Tony helped me get what i wanted in court and explained everything to me so i could understand what was happening. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Brian
Mr Scifo is always taking time to make things clear through my divorce. He made sure that my wants and wishes were heard and that my ex had to do what he was supposed to no matter how long it took.
Shannon

COURT APPROVED

Anthony is also an experienced and Court-Approved Family Law Mediator in DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County. In November 2015, Anthony was invited by INADR to be a Judge for the 16th Annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament at Drake University Law School and helped other Mediators from around the country to Judge said tournament, many of whom are involved heavily in academia.

Anthony is also an experienced and Court approved Arbitration Judge in Kane County, Illinois, and regularly scheduled for this role.

Anthony was a regular bi-monthly legal columnist for the Kane County Chronicle with regard to general legal matters from 2013 through 2014. Additionally, he has written five publications for the Kane County Bar Briefs, topics of which have extended from a dissertation on the Servicemember Civil Relief Act and its effects on civil proceedings to a case history on the Illinois Loss Recovery Act.

As of July 2016, Anthony is the Editor in Chief of the Kane County Bar Briefs, the legal journal published by the Kane County Bar Association. Additionally, he will be the Committee Chair for the Estate & Probate Collegium Committee, which is devoted to the exploration of complex legal issues that arise during the course of either probate administration or probate litigation.

Anthony is a regular volunteer for the Kane County “Lawyer in the Library” Active in Your Community Program with regard to family law matters, a regular volunteer for the Kane County Lawyer in the Lobby Active in Your Community Program with regard to general civil litigation matters, and regularly assists Prairie State Legal Services and Administer Justice by accepting clients. Anthony enjoys devoting his time and legal help to others afflicted with complex litigation as time permits.

MORE ABOUT ANTHONY SCIFO

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2008
Illinois, 2007

Certifications
Court-Approved Guardian Ad Litem, Family Law Division, Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County, DeKalb County
Court-Approved Guardian ad Litem, Adoption Division and the Probate Division, Kane County
Court-Approved Family Law Mediator, DuPage County, DeKalb County, Kendall County
Court-Approved Arbitration Judge, Kane County

Professional Associations and Memberships
Kane County Bar Association
Editor in Chief of the Kane County Bar Briefs
Committee Chair, Estate & Probate Collegium Committee

Publications and Seminars
Judge, 16th Annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament, International Academy of Dispute Resolution
Author, Five Article Series on the Servicemember Civil Relief Act and Illinois Loss Recovery Act, Editor in Chief Kane County Bar Briefs
Bi-Monthly Columnist, Kane County Chronicle, 2013-2014

Pro Bono Work
Volunteer, Family Law and Civil Litigation Matters, Kane County Lawyer in the Library Pro Bono Program
Volunteer, Prairie State Legal Services and Administer Justice