Sandra Petras Bruckner

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With a degree in finance and over 30 years of legal practice, Sandra “Sandi” Petras Bruckner is adept in assisting clients with navigating complex financial matters and providing options that maintain assets within families as they transition. In addition to her deft analytical skills Sandi is known for her compassion and empathy, always carefully recognizing each client’s unique interests and concerns; and for resolving disputes respectfully. These traits make her a standout among family law attorneys.

As a trained family law mediator and collaborative attorney, Sandi believes that mediation and collaborative process options can better help people resolve family related legal disputes. In these roles, she helps clients unravel their legal issues, analyze their situation, and get to a resolution that promotes peace of mind.

Prior to founding Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC,, Sandi served as Deputy Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center in Kane County for many years, also having prosecuted all types of cases (traffic, misdemeanor, child support, juvenile delinquency, abuse and neglect, and felony cases). Sandi has been in private practice since 1999 and in addition to family law, has handled cases involving personal injury, social security disability, real estate, commercial and civil litigation.

Sandi is a member of the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA), DeKalb County Bar Association (DCBA), Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), Collaborative Divorce Illinois, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). Sandi previously taught general music education for many years at St. Mary’s School in DeKalb, IL and continues to serve as the Youth Choir Director for St. Mary Parish in DeKalb, IL where she also cantors and sings in the Liturgical Choir.

Sandi graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1986 with a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.), and in 1983 from University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

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