Dean S. Dussias


Dussias Skallas Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP


Chicago Office
250 South Wacker Drive Suite 600
Chicago IL, 60606
Phone: (312) 226-8840
Fax: (312) 940-7848


Dean Dussias has been a practitioner in the area of family law for over twenty-five years. The firm represents business leaders, professionals and other high profile clients in complex financial matters. Dean also has been a voice for children representing their rights in divorce cases as a guardian ad litem in the Cook County courts.

Dean is a fellow and past president of the Illinois chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), the preeminent national organization of family law attorneys.  Dean is regularly named one of the leading family law attorneys in Illinois, having gained recognition as a Super Lawyer, a Leading Lawyer, and in 2002 as one of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's "40 Under Forty." In 2015 Dussias Skallas LLP was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier 1 law firm in family law in the Chicago metropolitan area.

An accomplished speaker and author, Dean has given lectures and writes articles for legal publications about the latest developments in family law. He has been a faculty member and lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) and often appears in the media talking about divorce related topics.



Dussias Skallas Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP represents clients in high profile matrimonial law matters.



  • Cook, Illinois
  • DuPage, Illinois
  • Kane, Illinois
  • Lake, Illinois
  • McHenry, Illinois
  • Will, Illinois

Legal Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA) — Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) — Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA) — Member
  • Hellenic Bar Association (HBA) — Member; Former Director
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) — Fellow; Past President (2011)
  • Super Lawyers — Member
  • Leading Lawyers — Member


  • “Best Lawyers in America” since 2013
  • "Super Lawyer" since 2008;
  • "Leading Lawyers" since 2007;
  • Selected by the Chicago Law Bulletin as One of "40 under 40 Lawyers in Illinois to Watch," 2002.

AV® Preeminent™

CLE Presentations

  • "Judge's Roundtable-Point Counterpoint, Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce 2014" IICLE Seminar. January 20, 2014
  • "Don't Get Personal! Separating Fact from Fiction When Valuing Personal Goodwill" IICLE Seminar, January 17, 2011;
  • "Marital Agreements Workshop" November 2, 2007; 
  • "Marital Settlement Agreement" Workshop, IICLE, 2006.

AAML Chapter

Past president of Illinois Chapter, 2011; Illinois Chapter, past Vice-President, 2009; Board of Governors, 2004-2008; Secretary 2007, 2008.