David A. King

David A. King
David A. King
Founder & Principal Attorney

David practices exclusively in the area of matrimonial law, where he has been repeatedly recognized as a top practitioner.

Contact Us

Why Hire David A. King?

David has been recognized by some of the top leaders in the legal industry including being:

  • 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

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

  • Complex financial issues
  • Valuations of closely held businesses
  • Complex child custody matters
  • Innovative support scenarios
  • Mental health issues relative to divorce
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements
  • Paternity
  • Domestic violence
  • Guardianship matters
  • Taxation and estate planning relative to divorce

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.

Learn more about David and discuss your legal needs with a skilled professional by calling (630) 504-7210.

Honors & Awards

DuPage County Bar Association Pro Bono Attorney Service Award – 2019

The National Advocates – 2017

National Academy of Jurisprudence (NAJ) – 2016

2005 through 2017

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – 2015

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) – 2014 through 2017

Top 10 Attorney Award – National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAFLA) – 2014 through 2016

American Society of Legal Advocates – 2014 and 2016

Named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list

Avvo 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating

Member of the Assembly – 2016 through 2018

Background & Education


Graduated with Honors in Accounting from the University of Illinois

Upon receiving a B.S. in Accounting and graduating with Honors, David accepted a position as a financial auditor and accountant with the international accounting and consulting firm of Deloitte & Touche (now known as Deloitte LLP), where he worked for three years before beginning law school.

Earned Law Degree from DePaul University

David obtained his Law Degree from DePaul University College of Law in 1993 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar that same year.

Applied Financial & Accounting Background to the Field of Matrimonial Law

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.

Founded the Law Office of David A. King, P.C.

David founded the law office as a boutique matrimonial law firm to provide clients with the attention and focus their cases deserve with experienced and professional staff who treat you with respect and courtesy. The law office focuses on complex financial cases, including business valuations, tax strategies and estate planning in the context of divorce, as well as the resolution of challenging, multifaceted parenting/custody matters through innovative settlement solutions and litigation when necessary.


Hear from the other families we've helped