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Lindsay M. Jurgensen

Lindsay M. Jurgensen is a licensed attorney in Illinois, committed to advocating for individuals and families navigating all stages of the legal process. She has worked on numerous family law cases in several counties, covering a variety of legal issues, including divorce, maintenance (formerly known as alimony), child support, contribution to college expenses, allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time (formerly known as custody and visitation), post-divorce issues, and probate matters including guardianships of minors and disabled adults and adoptions. She is experienced in the preparation and review of prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements. She also handles estate planning, including the formation of trusts, and the preparation of wills, powers of attorney for healthcare and property.

Lindsay is a trained and experienced Guardian ad Litem in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, and she has been appointed to investigate contested parenting issues and report back to the court regarding the same, including allocation of and changes in parenting time and parental decision-making authority.

Lindsay is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association. She is dedicated to engaging with and volunteering her time in her community. She is a member of the DuPage County Legal Aid Operations and Oversight Committee.

She received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2014. She is also a 2008 graduate of Wheaton College. Throughout law school, Lindsay was involved in the DePaul University DeCanto Family Law Center, the International Legal Society, the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, and she was awarded the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award for completing over 200 hours of volunteer service and exemplifying commitment to service and social justice while at DePaul.

Through her experiences, Lindsay has gained a deep passion and experience working on a diverse array of legal issues. She is dedicated to addressing the unique legal needs of each client.

Education

Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law, 2014
Certificate in Public Interest Law
Board Member, Child and Family Law Association
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal
International Legal Society
Study Abroad: Asian Studies Legal Institute, Beijing, China

B.A. , Wheaton College, 2008
Double Major: Sociology and Communication
Certificate: Global Needs and Human Resources Program
Dean’s List, Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Crew Team

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State of Illinois, 2014
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2014
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

DuPage County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Published Works
  • “The Indian Child Welfare Act: No clear Illinois guidance” - Illinois State Bar Association Child Law March 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 28, No. 3)
  • “Supreme Court Rule 304(a): Does including the language of the rule in an order make it appealable?” - Illinois State Bar Association Family Law February 2015 Newsletter (Vol. 58, No. 8)
Employment History
  • Kollias & Giese, P.C. 2014 to present
  • Center for Disability & Elder Law, 2013-2014, Rule 711 Intern
  • Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2013, Rule 711 Intern, Child Protection Division
  • Chicago Legal Clinic, 2013, Legal Intern
  • Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, 2012, Legal Intern