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

Meet David A. King


Founder & Principal Attorney

David practices exclusively in the area of matrimonial law, where he has beenrepeatedly recognized as a top practitioner. This includes:

  • Selected as a Leading Illinois Lawyer every year since 2005
  • Named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law
  • Named in Chicago Magazine as a top family law practitioner

Why Hire David A. King?

David has more than twenty years of practicing matrimonial law, and during this time he has successfully litigated, mediated, and resolved cases involving:

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, being elected to the Illinois Bar Association Assembly 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.David recognizes that each case is unique, and that each client deserves to face this difficult time with a sense of integrity, supported by individualized attention and advice provided by a knowledgeable and dedicated attorney.

Background and Education

A graduate of the University of Illinois (B.S. Accounting‚ with Honors‚ 1988), David worked as a public auditor for the international accounting and consulting firm of Deloitte & Touche (now known as Deloitte LLP) for three years before beginning law school. David obtained his Law Degree from DePaul University College of Law in 1993 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar that same year.

Upon graduation, David accepted an offer of employment from the matrimonial law firm of Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck (where he had been working as a law clerk since 1991). David worked at Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck as an associate and then a partner focusing solely on matrimonial law, through 2006 when he founded the Law Office of David A. King, P.C.

Learn more about David and discuss your legal needs with a skilled professional
by calling (630) 504-0003.

Honors & Awards

  • Top 100 Lawyers - The National Advocates – 2017
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in State of Illinois - National Academy of Jurisprudence (NAJ) – 2016
  • Leading Lawyers Network – 2005 through 2017
  • Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys – The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – 2015
  • 10 Best – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) – 2014 through 2017
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award - National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAFLA) – 2014 through 2016
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers - American Society of Legal Advocates – 2014 and 2016
  • Super Lawyers Selection
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating
  • Martindale Client Distinction Award – 2012 through 2016

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The Lawyers of Distinction - Member – 2016
  • Illinois State Bar Association - Member of the Assembly - 2016 through 2018


  • 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

Hear From the Other
Families We've Helped

  • Great team work!

    “David King is a great attorney! David and Laura helped me every step of the way with my case. I am glad I had them on my side.”


  • 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.”


  • 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.”


  • 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


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