Your Family’s Lawyers in Dupage County

“The Attorneys at Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C. Possess a Wealth of Knowledge and Experience…”

Dupage Family | Real Estate | Criminal Defense Attorneys

In 1987, DuPage County divorce attorneys Terry Mullen and Dave Winthers formed the firm on a common ground that has withstood the test of time – an absolute commitment of the attorney’s wisdom and expertise to the interests of their clients, above all else. Through the past few decades of ups and downs in the American economy and despite the loss of one of the founding partners, these principles have cemented the reputation of Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., as a leader in legal representation in the Chicago suburbs, and remain ingrained in each of the attorneys at Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C. today.

The attorneys at Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C. possess a wealth of knowledge and experience specializing in the areas of divorce and family law, residential and commercial real estate, wills, probate and trusts, criminal, traffic and DUI defense and business services – including small business formation. We understand that each case requires particular attention. No case is the same because no clients are the same, and our firm strives to meet each individual’s specific goals and expectations throughout every step of the process.

We utilize a team approach to legal issues in order to provide the personal attention of a small firm in combination with the resources, knowledge and experience of a larger firm. This is the type of representation you can expect when you hire a DuPage County divorce lawyer from our office, and also why the vast majority of our clients come from the referrals of prior clients and other attorneys. Those we have worked with know that the success our clients experience is no mistake, but rather is a result of the hard work that you can expect attorneys in our office to put into each and every case that we take. Set up a in-person consultation today, and see the difference that having representation from Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., can make in resolving your legal issues.

“Through Almost Three Decades, the Attorneys and Staff of Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., Flourished Under the Exceptional Leadership of Its Founding Partners…”

The practice began on Roosevelt Road in Wheaton, Illinois. As the firm grew in its first few years, it was relocated to the current offices on the corner of County Farm and Geneva Roads, in Winfield. During their 28 years together, Terry, Dave and their partners distinguished themselves as lawyers; advocating on behalf of their clients and serving the legal community as directors, general counsels and committee chairmen for state and local bar associations.

Through almost three decades, the attorneys and staff of Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., flourished under the exceptional leadership of its founding partners, protecting the interests of thousands of individuals in the Chicagoland area. On January 9, 2015, founding partner Terry Mullen lost a hard fought battle with cancer, but he is paid a daily tribute through the continuing commitment of all the attorneys at Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C. to the energizing attitude and positive values he instilled in the law office.

Today, founding partner David J. Winthers, along with Axel R. Cerny and Thomas J. Mullen (who is of counsel to the firm), continue to provide the office’s clients the highest quality of legal services; concentrating in the areas of family law, residential and commercial real estate, small business and general corporate law, criminal defense, wills, trusts and probate as well as civil and general contract litigation. Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., primarily services clients in the counties of: DuPage, Kane, Cook and Will, but our DuPage County divorce attorneys are happy to see if there is any way we can meet your needs, regardless of your geographic location. Set up a in-person consultation today to see how Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C., can help you!

Client Reviews

Within the past year, Axel helped us with the sale of our first home, the purchase of our new construction home and more recently, developing a living trust/will for us. With all of these situations being new to us, he walked us through every step and answered every question. Each experience was...

Kristin Jones

Axel at Antoniolli, Cerny & Winthers, P.C. represented us for our recent home sale and new home purchase. This was our first time selling a home. Axel and his team were professional, very responsive and helped us feel well informed throughout the process. We'll definitely work with them again!

Wesley Swanson

Axel was a fantastic attorney. I had called him about a traffic ticket and he knew exactly what to do. Highly recommended.


Axel is an attorney with integrity, he has the experience and compassion most others lack. Won my case and didn't break the bank. Extremely grateful for his representation.

Sophia Whalen

We worked with Axel Cerny and he did a great job. We worked on our will and related documents. He explained everything and insured we had a complete understanding of everything. I would highly recommend using him. Thanks Axel!

Jane Ruda

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1N141 County Farm Rd #230

Winfield, IL 60190

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