Adam C. Gynac has been a practicing trial attorney for over ten (10) years, concentrating his most of his practice in family law and domestic relations. During that time, he has litigated numerous divorce, parentage and post-decree cases. He is presently a partner and owner of the law firm of Granholm & Gynac LLC, based on Joliet, Illinois.
Mr. Gynac received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business, class of 2000. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration.
After graduating with his business degree, Mr. Gynac worked for several Fortune 500 companies, both on the West Coast and in the Midwest. His experience in corporate America included roles in outside sales, management and banking.
Mr. Gynac attended law school at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois. While a law student, he participated in moot court, and was also part of the law school’s mock trial team. Mr. Gynac graduated magna cum laude (high honors), in the top 15% of his class.
After graduating law school, Mr. Gynac began his legal career at the largest law firm in Will County, learning all aspects of family law as well as other practice areas. He took a 40-hour mediation training course to become an accredited court mediator. He also underwent extensive training to become a court certified Guardian ad Litem and child advocate.
Mr. Gynac’s practice experience has ranged from litigating divorce cases with multi-million dollar family business at stake to obtaining no stalking orders to help local battered women be free of abuse and harassment. He is a subject matter expert in the areas of divorce, parentage, spousal maintenance, child support, custody, visitation, adoption and guardianship cases.
Mr. Gynac has been recognized as a Top 2.5% Rising Star “Super Lawyer,” a 2018 National Advocates “top 40 Under 40” attorneys in Matrimonial Law; and one of the “Ten Best” Family Law Attorneys in Illinois by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA).
In addition to being a practicing attorney, Mr. Gynac has been on faculty for two colleges: Rasmussen College and the College of DuPage. As an adjunct professor, he has taught law-related classes for night school students, including criminal law, criminal procedure, corrections, business law, and ethics. Mr. Gynac continues to be a sought after speaker for local colleges, to give presentations to aspiring paralegals and criminal justice students on various legal matters.
Finally, Mr. Gynac is affiliated with several legal and professional organizations, including being an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association. Within the WCBA, he co-chairs the attorney mentoring program for the County’s law student summer externship program, helping to match up law student externs to local area lawyers.
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