Rachel Hernandez

Rachel Hernandez

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions
Phone: (630) 888-0017
619 W. Main St. Ste. D
St. Charles  60174

Second location
Phone: (630) 888-0017
139 S. Sacramento St.
Sycamore 60178

Known for promoting litigation alternatives in family-related legal disputes, Rachel Nicole Hernandez is a collaborative family lawyer & the founder of Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC, a collaborative law & family law firm with offices in St. Charles & Sycamore, Illinois.

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC helps families resolve legal issues without going to court, whether it be through mediation, collaborative process, uncontested divorce, pre-divorce legal counseling, or limited scope representation. Rachel Nicole Hernandez provides advice to clients regarding their rights with respect to marital/non-marital assets & debts, maintenance, & child custody issues. Rachel Nicole Hernandez solicits the expertise of financial advisors, accountants, & mental health professionals to help resolve complex family law matters.

Rachel Nicole Hernandez developed a passion for helping others by working with the Community Crisis Center. This commitment led her to enroll in the Northern Illinois University College of Law earning her JD in 2005 as a Dean's Scholar. Prior to family law, Rachel Nicole Hernandez served as an Assistant State’s Attorney, handling cases involving domestic abuse, child abuse, child neglect, & delinquency.

As a mediator, Rachel Nicole Hernandez has served as a coach with Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies & is regularly appointed by the court to assist litigants in parenting disputes. She serves as a court-appointed guardian ad litem & has been trained as a parenting coordinator.

Rachel Nicole Hernandez is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Divorce Illinois, the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association, & the DeKalb County Bar Association. Rachel Nicole Hernandez serves as Secretary of the Community Crisis Center Board of Directors & the Northern Illinois University Alumni Council.

Practice Areas:
Family Law
Collaborative Practice
Uncontested Divorce
Limited Scope Representation

Bar Admissions:

Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D.
Western Illinois University, B.S., Law Enforcement & Justice Administration

Professional Associations:
Illinois State Bar Association
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
Kane County Bar Association
DeKalb County Bar Association
Community Crisis Center, Board of Directors
NIU College of Law Alumni Council