Publications and Campaigns


Books and Chapters

The No BS Divorce, Secrets of a Divorce Attorney, available now!
To order by phone, call us at 630-221-9300 and we will be happy to assist you!
The No BS Divorce, Secrets of a Divorce Attorney Workbook!
This workbook complements The No BS Divorce book and provides a productive outlet for planning while considering a family transition.
The Road to Independence, A Woman’s Guide to Owning Her Own Law Firm, published by the American Bar Association
The NO BS Mediation Manual, 40 Hour Divorce and Family Mediation Training Manual




“Reasons Why Conflict in Marriage Can Deter Divorce” published in the American Journal of Family Law, Fall 2013

Judges Journal Symposium – Colleagues in Crisis “Sharing Secrets…Saving Lives” and American Bar Association Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs Highlights – “Sharing Secrets…Saving Lives”

ABA – Alcohol and Family Law Practice, A Kaleidoscope of Multifaceted Issues

ISBA Family Law – Prevention of the Emergency Holiday Motion…is it Possible?  Maybe Yes…Maybe No…But Minimizing the Possibility, Absolutely!

DAWL Newsletter – Family Law Mediation

DCBA Brief – Family Law & Client Issues – Educating Families about the Process and the Effect of Divorce

Roundtable Newsletter – To Copyright or Not To Copyright

DCBA Brief – You are the Lobbyist

Reprinted 5/95 ILLINOISFOOD SERVICE NEWS – The Law: How is it Made, How is it Changed, What Really Happens  

Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Article – “My Story, by Anonymous”

Kane County Bar Brief –  The Lawyer’s Assistance Program – Tough Love for Tough People
Co-authored – O’Brien, Callum, Schwartz, Duffield  Reprinted 10/92  DCBA Brief

From 1983 to 1988, Brigid authored numerous position papers for the Illinois Restaurant Association’s lobbying efforts as well as the monthly member newsletter.  During part of this period, she was responsible for the publication of the Association’s quarterly magazine.