Raiford Dalton Palmer, J.D., AAML is a long-time Illinois family law attorney and managing shareholder of Chicagoland-based STG Divorce Law where he focuses on complex divorce cases, especially those involving high net worth individuals.
His book, I Just Want This Done, How Smart, Successful People Get Divorced Without Losing Their Kids, Money, and Minds is a bestseller on Amazon.
His work includes collaborative divorce, mediation, child custody, and post-divorce matters, as well as premarital and post marital agreements. He has successfully won multiple jury and bench trials and managed numerous successful arbitrations and mediations. Raiford has also argued an appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court.
A multi-year winner of client service awards from Avvo.com as well as a multiple awardee of the Super Lawyer and Leading Lawyer designation for family law in Illinois, he is a frequent lecturer on Illinois divorce law and law firm management topics. Raiford is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.
Raif is a remarried father of two sons and stepfather of two young ladies.