Chicago Tribune Remembers Joseph DuCanto '55

From the Chicago Tribune:

Orphaned as a young boy, Joseph DuCanto overcame a difficult childhood to fight as a Marine in the South Pacific during World War II and achieve national recognition for his work as an attorney in the field of matrimonial law.

Mr. DuCanto was a founder of Chicago firm Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, where his expertise was in tax matters affecting divorcing couples.

"I really believe that Joe DuCanto was one of the giants of matrimonial law," said Cook County Judge Grace Dickler, presiding judge of the Domestic Relations Division. "He elevated the status of the practice by underscoring the importance of tax law in matrimonial cases."

Mr. DuCanto was a teacher, lecturer and mentor to many, Dickler said. "He definitely was a big proponent of paying it forward," she said.

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