Leo Sokolov, Divorce & Family Law Attorney

Leo Sokolov is a partner with Stern Perkoski Mendez. He specializes in a range of divorce services, including pre- and post-decree matters and cases with tax-related issues.

Leo has been practicing divorce and family law in Illinois since 2015. He prioritizes building client relationships rooted in respect and patience, and he takes on each case with diligence and empathy. Leo is known for providing a calm and steady hand from start to finish and can be counted on to dive into every detail with diligence. He is fluent in Russian and supports clients who speak Russian and are seeking an attorney who can effectively communicate.

While working on his Juris Doctor at John Marshall Law School, Leo was a teaching assistant to Professor Julie M. Spanbauer and earned a CALI award in Constitutional Law.

Leo enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan.

Divorce & Family Law Services


Leo graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.

He received both his J.D. and his Masters of Laws (LLM) degree, with a concentration in tax law, from the John Marshall Law School.

Bar Admissions & Associations

Leo is admitted to practice in Illinois and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.


  • Appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Family Law Section Council Committee, 2024
  • Top 10 under 40 Illinois Attorney, 2021

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Leo Sokolov, Esq.

Divorce & Family Law Attorney
(847) 868-9584

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Contact Information


500 Davis Street, Suite 1000
Evanston, Illinois 60201

161 N. Clark Street, Suite 1600
Chicago, Illinois 60601

250 E. Illinois Road, Suite 200
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

1200 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 312
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Our boutique family law firm is based in Evanston, Chicago, Lake Forest and Oak Brook. We serve clients across Cook County and the North Shore, as well as Lake, DuPage and Will Counties.


“Josh was helpful during a hard time. He broke down the issues and worked hard to make me comfortable with the entire process.”

C.G., Oak Park
For a free consultation, call Stern Perkoski Mendez at (847) 868-9584 or contact us.