On June 18, 2020, Lisa M. Nyuli (’89) of Ariano, Hardy, Ritt, Nyuli, Richmond, Lytle & Goettel, P.C. (AHR) in South Elgin was installed as president of the Illinois Bar Foundation Board of Directors.
A partner at AHR since 2000, Lisa focuses her practice primarily in family law. Prior to joining AHR, she worked as an attorney in Aurora and Geneva for 10 years. In 2008, she became a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and currently serves on its board. She is active in the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) as a member of various committees and sections and has served on the Board of Governors.
Lisa is a frequent speaker for the ISBA and the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) seminars and presents on various topics including family law, bankruptcy, practice management, GAL training and ethics/civility. She is a past President of the KCBA and the Kane County Bar Foundation. She received the Family Law Achievement Award from the KCBA in 2003 for her work in establishing a Children’s Waiting Room at the Kane County Judicial Center. She also received the pro bono award from the Kane County Bar Foundation in 2006.
Lisa was honored with the NIU College of Law Alumnus of the Year Award in 2005. She has been selected by her peers in the legal community as a Leading Lawyer every year since 2010, and as a Super Lawyer every year since 2012 for her outstanding work in family law.