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DuPage County Attorneys Named 2015 Emerging Lawyers in Illinois

Tuesday, September 29, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Deni LaPenna
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The DuPage County law firm of Momkus McCluskey, LLC is please to announce that Partner Michelle Dahlquist and Partner Jennifer Friedland have been recognized as 2015 "Emerging Lawyers" in the state of Illinois by Leading Lawyers.

Leading Lawyers selects the top attorneys in each state based on their professional skills, experience and ethical practices. The "Emerging Lawyers" designations is reserved for the top two percent of lawyers in Illinois who are 40 years old or under, and have been recognized by their peers. 

DuPage County family law attorney Michelle Dahlquist is a Partner at Momkus McCluskey, LLC. She obtained her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and obtained her B.S. from Illinois State University. Dahlquist dedicates her legal practice to complex family law matters including divorce, legal seperation, child custody, child support, pre and post judgment issues, premarital agreements, appeals, and litigation. She is a certified Guardian ad Litem for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit in DuPage County.

Dahlquist is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, in which she serves on the Executive Committee's Young Lawyer Division. She also served as Secretary if the DuPAge Association of Women Lawyers from 2011-2013, and is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, where she held chair and vice-chair roles for the membership and continuing legal education committees. In addition to her "Emerging Lawyers" recognition, Dahlquist has earned both a Board of Directors Award and Pro Bono Legal Service Award from the DuPage County Bar Association. 

DuPage County business litigation attorney Jennifer Friedland is a Partner at Momkus McCluskey, LLC. She graduated with her J.D. and an Environmental Law Certificate from Tulane University Law School and obtained her B.A. from the University of Kentucky. Friedland concentrates her legal practice in business and commercial litigation, civil litigation, and appellate law. She has presented oral arguments before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Illinois Second District Appellate Court. 

Friedland is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association, the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, and the DuPage County Bar Association, in which she served as chair of the Appellate Law Committee. Friedland current;y serves on the Illinois State Bar Association's General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council. Friedland is also general counsel for the National Association for Down Syndrome. 


About Momkus McCluskey, LLC:

The full service DuPage County law firm of Momkus McCluskey, LLC is located in Lisle, Illinois. The veteran attorneys provide successful and aggressive legal representation in a wide array of practice areas including: family law, business law, healthcare law, commercial and civil litigation, insurance litigation, appellate practice, and estate planning.

The experienced DuPage County lawyers at Momkus McCluskey, LLC are dedicated to providing high-quality and knowledgeable counsel in order to effectively accomplish you legal objectives. The firm represents individuals and businesses from two convenient office locations in Lisle and Downtown Chicago. Call (630) 434-0400 or fill out the online contact form to schedule and initial legal consultation today. 

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