2 N. Riverside Plaza,
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-897-2010

Crystal Lake

333 Commerce Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-455-3000


1990 Algonquin Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-637-5140


2 N. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 1830
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312.897.2010

Crystal Lake

333 Commerce Dr.
Ste. 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815.455.3000


1990 Algonquin Rd.
Ste. 240
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847.637.5140

Additional offices in Warrenville, Naperville, Saint Charles, and Lake Forest

Laura B. Inns

Associate Attorney


Laura B. Inns is a creative litigator who strives to represent each client based upon their unique needs. If you need a tenacious and aggressive litigator seeking to right wrongs and protect children, she’s your loyal pit bull. If you need to resolve your case, she comes up with settlement proposals that are fair to everyone. Whatever your needs, Laura provides you with reasonable expectations so that you can make informed decisions.

As a former journalist, she knows how to explain legal technicalities so that every client can understand their case and their options.

Professional Background

Laura joined Bruning & Associates, P.C.’s team of skilled divorce lawyers in Chicago Loop, Schaumburg and Crystal Lake in 2017. Her practice began in general litigation and has focused on family law since the beginning of 2014. Right before joining B&A she worked for one of the largest family law firms in Chicago focusing on parenting disputes. In her family law practice, Laura has handled disputes over allocating the marital estate, establishing a nonmarital asset, improper disposition or dissipation of marital assets, allocating income-tax liability for unconventional income structures, parenting time, significant decision-making for children, establishing paternity, allocating income tax benefits arising out of children, and many others.


Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Court

Community Service

  • Rotary One – Member, 2017- present
  • Downtown Connection BNI Chicago – Member, 2017-Present
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Pretrial Litigation, 2012
  • How to Fix a Bad Child Support Order, 2016
  • Immigration’s Separate Right to Support & Divorce, 2016
  • Best Practices: Allocation of Income Tax Benefits Arising From Children, 2017
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • JD, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, cum laude, 2012
  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, magna cum laude, 1998
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • High-net worth Divorce
  • Business Interests in Divorce
  • Business Interests in Child Support
  • Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence
  • Temporary Restraining Orders to protect marital assets
  • Temporary Maintenance (alimony) and Child Support
  • Maintenance (alimony)
  • Child Support
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (formerly child custody)
  • Parenting Time
  • Supervised Parenting Time
  • Significant-Decision Making for Children
  • Contribution to College Expenses or post high-school education
  • Support for Disabled Non-Minor Children


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