Welcome to Friends In Family Law: Real Stories In and Out of Court

In legal public relations and media, we know that all the biggest and best stories come from the heart and start locally. Chicagoland family law and the people involved in the industry now have a fun format to share their tips and tales with ChicagoNow readers.

I started my career working in family law firms in 1997. Since then, I've seen enough to make most people run for the hills. It isn't all bad, and there are many great attorneys and professionals who work in family law who give it  their all. Likewise there are some bad eggs too. Let's focus on the positive and use this column as a vehicle to share information and great stories.

The format is simple. I interview attorneys, staff, legal professionals, and members of our community who interact with family law and its many diverse and challenging issues. Of course all rules of professional conduct apply where applicable.

Do you have a story to share or tip? Send me an e-mail via nick@augustinelegalpr.com and please indicate "story pitch" in the subject line.

The author:

J. Nick Augustine, J.D., is the principal of Augustine Legal Public Relations, where he is the principal strategy consultant and publicist. Nick is an alumni of Marquette University where he earned his degree in communications. Nick also earned his law degree from The John Marshall Law School where he is an active member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

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    Nick Augustine

    Nick Augustine is a freelance copywriter, blogger, broadcaster, publicity and marketing strategist, and he teaches SEO and social media. Nick writes legal industry columns for ChicagoNow and Chicago Lawyer magazine. Nick is an alumnus of Marquette University and The John Marshall Law School and is an active Alumni Board member. Nick works small businesses and professional service providers in Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth.

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