Paul McFarling has been practicing law in Illinois since May, 1998. Over the years, he has limited his practice to primarily consumer Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13), Family law, including divorce, custody, child support and visitation, representing businesses and corporations and Immigration law.
Attorney McFarling earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (BSBA), with a Finance major, from Central Michigan University in December, 1987. He also earned a Master's Degree in Business from the University of Hawaii – Manoa – in August, 1993. Mr. McFarling then attended law school and obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University, School of Law, in December 1997. Mr. McFarling was admitted to the Illinois Bar on May 7, 1998.
Mr. McFarling has argued a case before the Illinois Supreme Court in the 2004 paternity case “The People ex rel. The Department of Public Aid v. Romel C. Smith” (818 N.E.2d 1204, 212 Ill. 2d 389, 289 Ill. Dec. 1). Mr. McFarling is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Member of the West Suburban Bar Association.
During his more than 20 years in practice, Mr. McFarling has handled thousands of cases in family law, bankruptcy, real estate, corporate law and immigration.