Tracy M. Rizzo
Class of 1989 ~ East
Tracy Rizzo graduated from East Leyden in 1989. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rosary College in 1993 and her Juris Doctorate in 1996 from John Marshall Law School in Chicago. After law school she worked at Nadler, Pritikin and Mirabelli, practicing family law.
In July of 2002, after five years of practicing, Tracy Rizzo ventured out and created her own law firm, Law Offices of Tracy M. Rizzo, P.C., which she continues to operate today. Her practice concentrates on all areas of family law: divorce, paternity, custody, maintenance, child support and property division.
In June of 2000, she was recognized by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. She earned the Award of Merit because of her outstanding commitment to the protection of children and the knowledge of the Hague international child abduction issues. In addition, Ms. Rizzo has been featured in Chicago magazine and Shore magazine.
Ms. Rizzo is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers, American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.
Her message to Leyden students: “You can accomplish any goal in life as long as you focus on your dreams, work hard, and make it happen. But never forget that having a close relationship with your family and friends is truly what is important in life.”