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Books by Brigid

Brigid has published several books on simplifying the divorce process, as well as a training manual for a state-accredited training course on Mediation. These books are available for purchase through the office.


“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.