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Shawn McKenna: Attorney

Illinois Family Law Attorney

Shawn McKenna PortraitShawn McKenna represents parties in the litigation and resolution of matrimonial and family related matters.  He handles all aspects of family law representation, such as dissolution, legal separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, child custody, visitation, support, property division and post-dissolution concerns.

Shawn McKenna
began his career at the Law Office to Miriam Cooper & Associates in May of 2011.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McKenna was the principal of the Law Office of Shawn McKenna, located in Chicago, Illinois. In 2010 Shawn received a Masters of Law (L.L.M), in Family Law, from Chicago-Kent Chicago Kent Law. In 2009, Shawn began a Masters of Law Program (L.L.M.), in Family Law, at Chicago-Kent College of Law; during this time he externed at Grund & Leavitt, P.C. and clerked for a highly respected Domestic Relations Judge in the Daley Center.  In 2008, Shawn McKenna received a juris doctorate degree from Wayne State University, where he volunteered at the Free Legal Aid Clinic, representing people in poverty with family law matters.  While in law school, Mr. McKenna participated in mock trials, he was a member of the National Mock Trial Team, and was awarded the Donald E. Barris Scholarship for his trial skills.

Shawn McKenna has been selected by Super Lawyers for the 2019 Rising Star list. This is an honor awarded to only 2.5 % of lawyers. The selection process for the Rising Stars list is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process, with one exception: to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. All attorneys first go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but who meet either one of the Rising Stars eligibility requirements, go through the Rising Stars selection process. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

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