As a boutique firm specializing in family law, we offer clients the personalized attention and counsel deserved.

About the Firm

The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. - Trusted in Illinois for Over 25 Years

The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. focuses solely on family law. Limiting our practice thus, we are able to hone our skill in this complicated and often emotionally-trying area of law. Since 1993, we have fought for and negotiated on behalf of clients across Illinois in complex and high-asset divorces, custody disputes, and mediated divorces. We have offered sound guidance and representation related to paternity and business valuation. We have drafted legally sound prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and have helped clients review and amend these to protect their interests.

If you are looking for a divorce and family law attorney who has the knowledge and skill to competently represent your legal rights and interests, you have come to the right place. We have helped countless clients across Oak Brook, DuPage County, and the surrounding areas in Illinois face brighter and more stable futures through our divorce and family law counsel.

Contact the Law Office of David A. King, P.C. at (630) 504-0003 to find out how we can help you.

Meet the Team That's In Your Corner

  • David A. King
    David A. King Founder & Principal Attorney
  • Elizabeth Youakim
    Elizabeth Youakim Associate Attorney
  • Amanda M. Gerharz
    Amanda M. Gerharz Paralegal
  • David A. King Founder & Principal Attorney
    David A. King

    David practices exclusively in the area of matrimonial law, where he has been repeatedly recognized as a top practitioner. Such recognition includes being selected as a Leading Illinois Lawyer every year since 2005, being named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list, being listed in Who's Who in American Law, and being named in Chicago Magazine as a top family law practitioner. David is an active member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. David has served in various capacities, including being selected to serve on the Family Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association where he chaired the committee to revise Illinois child support statutes, and being selected to serve as editor of the DuPage Bar Journal. David has lectured extensively on topics related to family law and has published numerous articles in this field. Read Full Bio

  • Elizabeth Youakim Associate Attorney
    Elizabeth Youakim

    Elizabeth Youakim is an associate attorney at the Law Office of David A. King, P.C. Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Coles County, Illinois. While there, she was integral in establishing CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) as guardian ad litem in all juvenile abuse and neglect proceedings. She also gained valuable family law experience working at the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services as a Public Interest Fellow. Elizabeth’s past work has made her a devoted advocate for her clients, and she is passionate about ensuring that her clients, as well as their children, receive the best possible outcome. She works tirelessly to understand and address each client’s individual concerns. She works with her clients to develop strategies and resolutions that will benefit them long after their divorce is finalized. Read Full Bio

  • Amanda M. Gerharz Paralegal
    Amanda M. Gerharz

    Amanda joined the Law Office of David A. King, P.C. as a litigation paralegal in 2015. However, Amanda has been working in the legal field since 2007. She works under the supervision of the attorneys in the office and helps provide a variety of efficient and high-quality legal services. Read Bio


  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in State of Illinois – 2016
  • The Lawyers of Distinction Member – 2016
  • Martindale Client Distinction Award 2012 - 2016
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating
  • Super Lawyers Selection 2005 - 2006
  • Leading Lawyers Network 2005 - 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers - 2017
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers 2014 - 2016
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award 2014 - 2016
  • 10 Best – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2014 - 2017

Work With a Top-Rated Attorney

  • Nearly 25 Years of Experience Working Exclusively in Family Law
  • Access To Your Attorney When Needed – Including Having Your Attorney’s Private Cell Phone Number
  • Experienced and Professional Staff Who Treat You With Respect and Courtesy
  • Boutique Law Firm Providing Clients With The Attention And Focus Their Case Deserves


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Hear From the Other
Families We've Helped

  • Highly knowledgeable and effective.

    “David gave great counsel and guidance during an extremely difficult time. His advice was always focused on what was best for my family. I am extremely grateful for his services and how ultimately everything worked out.”


  • He kept me informed throughout the process.

    “Having never appeared in court before, I found myself overwhelmed and having Mr. King there with me made the experience so much easier. I felt very confident in his knowledge and abilities. I am thankful I was referred to him.”


  • Very attentive and thorough attorney.

    “I felt very informed every step of the way. David and his office were always available to answer my questions and address my concerns. My case moved along efficiently and I was very pleased with my final agreement.”


  • He and his team explained everything clearly to me and kept me updated.

    “Dave and his team are responsible and friendly. I interviewed 10 lawyers and chose him in the end. If you search for his information online, you will find that he was voted to be Top 10 lawyer in IL.”

    Liang Cheng

  • Immediately upon meeting him I knew that he was the right lawyer for me.

    “David sincerely listened to the background surrounding my case and knew the law extremely well, explaining everything to me in a way that I understood. Thank you for everything you've done for me!”