Jane E. Nagle
Jane E. Nagle is a licensed attorney with a concentration in the practice areas of divorce and family law as well as bankruptcy and debtors’ rights in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, Kendall, Lake and surrounding collar counties. Jane is compassionate towards her clients and aggressive in fighting for their cases.
Jane received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2012 where she earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award. She also graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2006 with her Bachelor of Arts in both International Studies and Spanish with a minor in Italian. During law school, Jane worked as an extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Panter in both the Domestic Relations and Law Divisions. Jane was a member of and associate editor for the DePaul Law Review in which she had an article published in 2012.
Since graduation from law school, Jane has handled numerous pre-decree and post-decree divorce cases as well as paternity, child support enforcement, and contested cases involving the allocation of parental decision-making and parenting time. Jane is also experienced in handling chapter 7 bankruptcy cases as well as negotiating various types of unsecured debts obtaining excellent settlements for her clients. Jane has experience in appellate work, having contributed to two appellate briefs that resulted in favorable rulings. Jane is also a trained Guardian ad Litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court where she investigates and provides reports to judges on issues related to the best interests of the children involved in contested divorce or parentage cases.
Jane currently serves on the Standing Committee on the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board and she is an active member of the DuPage County, Cook County, and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
Associate Editor, DePaul Law Review
Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University – Bloomington, 2006
Major: International Studies and Spanish, Minor: Italian
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2013
Illinois State Bar Association
Standing Committee on the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board
DuPage County Bar Association
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
DuPage County Bar Association, DCBA Editorial Board Member, 2015-Present
Chicago Bar Association
Supreme Court Rule 304(a): Does including the language of the rule in an order make it appealable? ISBA Family Law Newsletter, February 2015, vol. 58, no. 8.
Urban Terrorists: Addressing Chicago's Losing Battle with Gang Violence, 61 DePaul L. Rev. 1185, 2012.
Deans Certificate of Pro Bono Service, 2012
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2010
Anderson & Associates, P.C. Associate Attorney 2012-2014