Shawn McKenna | Chicago Divorce Lawyer | Divorce Lawyer Chicago

About Us

Educational Background and Specialization

I am proud to hold an LL.M in Family Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law, a qualification reserved for practicing lawyers seeking deep specialization in a specific legal area. This advanced degree reflects my commitment to staying at the forefront of family law and offering my clients the most current and effective legal strategies.

Experience and Recognition

With over a decade of experience, I have been recognized as one of the top family law attorneys in Chicago. My selection by Super Lawyers, a rating service for outstanding lawyers from various practice areas, underscores my professional expertise and the high standards I uphold in my practice.

My Approach to Family Law

I believe in a client-centric approach, understanding that each case is unique and deserves personalized attention. My goal is to provide compassionate, yet assertive representation, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected throughout the legal process. I understand the emotional and financial complexities involved in family law disputes and am dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for my clients.
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Community Involvement and Professional Memberships

I am deeply involved in the Chicago community and remain active in various professional organizations related to family law. This involvement keeps me connected and informed, further enhancing my ability to serve my clients effectively.

Let's Navigate Your Legal Journey Together

Whether you are facing a divorce, dealing with child custody issues, or require guidance on any other aspect of family law, I am here to help. Contact the Law Office of Shawn McKenna today for a consultation and take the first step towards a solution tailored to your specific needs.

Why Choose Us

Choose a lawyer that you think you will be able to trust, just a little bit. You need a lawyer that provides sound advice, not just what you want to hear. In my opinion, the best lawyers honestly communicate ranges of outcomes and likelihoods of the success of different case strategies while keeping in mind the big picture and the cost-benefit analysis of each potential move while anticipating potential countermoves and the risks of uninte
For many years, been acknowledged by my peers as one of the most astute family law attorneys in illinois. I have been voted by my peers as a rising star in the area of family law by super lawyers magazine every year since 2019 (a designation reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys in illinois under the age of 40).