Advisory Board

Joy M. Feinberg, Feinberg Sharma, Chicago, IL
Joy Feinberg FLM Advisory BoardJoy Feinberg is the President of Feinberg Sharma, PC in Chicago, Illinois. She is one of the preeminent family lawyers in Illinois. Ms. Feinberg devised WEW (Women Empowering Women) a 12-month program to teach family lawyers the financial aspects of divorce law. Ms. Feinberg writes and lectures locally and nationally on tax, pension, business valuation, parenting and Hague matters. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers; a former President of the USA Chapter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers; former President of the AAML Foundation and a former President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ms. Feinberg is married to ESOP specialist Gregory Brown.


Sharon L. Klein, Wilmington Trust, New York, NY
Sharon Klein, Family Lawyer Magazine Advisory BoardSharon L. Klein heads Wilmington Trust’s National Matrimonial Advisory Solutions Practice and is President of Wilmington Trust’s Family Wealth, Eastern U.S. Region. She coordinates delivery of all Wealth Management services by teams of professionals, including planning, trust, investment management, family office, and private banking services to high-net-worth clients. Beginning her career as a trusts & estates attorney, Sharon has over 25 years’ experience in the wealth advisory arena and is a nationally recognized speaker and author. She is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has received the Accredited Estate Planner Designation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. She chairs the Domestic Relations Committee of Trusts & Estates magazine, where she sits on the Board. Sharon is featured as one of Forbes’ Best-In-State Wealth Advisors for 2020. View Sharon’s video here.


In Memoriam – We mourn the loss of Stephen A. Kolodny

Steve helped us launch Family Lawyer Magazine and was a content contributor, our advisor and friend until he passed away on May 30, 2020. Read our tribute to Steve here.

Stephen A. Kolodny, Kolodny Law Group, Beverly Hills, CA 
Steve Kolodny FLM Advisory BoardStephen Kolodny is the managing partner of Kolodny Law Group in Beverly Hills, California. He is considered one of the most preeminent attorneys in family law. He is a co-founder of the National Family Law Trial Institute and has been a valuable member of Family Lawyer Magazine’s advisory board since its inception. Stephen Kolodny is an AAML Fellow and a former President of the So. Cal. Chapter, a former President of the USA Chapter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a Founding Diplomate of American College of Family Trial Lawyers at which he served as it’s Executive Vice-President for many years until he resigned that position due to time demands and a Certified Family Law Specialist (California Board of Legal Specialization) from the inception of that program. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court as well as the California State Bar.

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