7.9Mary Beth Szudarek

Joseph K. Janusonis



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Mary B. Szudarek

Joseph K. Janusonis has been a licensed Illinois attorney since 2001 and has been practicing family law and divorce law since 2005. His knowledge of family law and the courts help him in assisting you during these difficult and stressful times. Joseph approaches his cases with the goal of helping you to reach a favorable settlement, however, he is experienced and prepared to take your case to trial, should the need arise. Joseph's extensive experience acting as Mediator and a Guardian Ad Litem gives him additional insight into matters of custody, visitation, and issues related to minor children.  Joseph strives to be the best family lawyer for your case. Joseph is also a trained collaborative divorce lawyer and a fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

Bar Admissions: Joseph is licensed to practice in all Illinois Circuit Courts, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 


St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1999

St. Joseph's College, B.S., 1995

Mary Beth Szudarek has been a licensed Illinois attorney since 2008 and has practiced exclusively in Family Law.  Prior to joining The Law Offices of Janusonis & Szudarek, P.C., Mary worked for Prairie State Legal Services/Will County Legal Assistance Program assisting the less fortunate with their family law issues.  Her experience allowed her to counsel hundreds of Family Law clients with legal problems that impacted all areas of their lives. Family law cases so often involve bankruptcy, tax, foreclosure, credit, social security, insurance, and pension issues; Mary's skills and confidence with financial matters brings a unique and aggressive approach to the economic aspects of your case. In addition to her role as an attorney, Mary is also a Mediator and a Guardian Ad Litem.  Mary also practices Collaborative Divorce Law and is a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.  Mary has experience acting as a counselor and facilitator for parties wishing to obtain a mediated divorce. 

Bar Admissions: Mary is licensed to practice in all Illinois Circuit Courts.

Associations and Memberships: Mary is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and is a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

Published Opinions:

R.B.P v. Lowery - 915 N.E. 2d 434, (3 Dist. 2009)​http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/opinions/appellatecourt/2009/3rddistrict/august/3080881.pdf

In re the Marriage of Ostrander (3 Dist 2015)



Northwestern - Certificate in Financial Planning expected Spring 2019

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2008 

​       - Certificate in Family Law

​       - Dean's List

Northern Michigan University, B.S., 2003

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