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Maria Tolva Mack

Maria Tolva Mack

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Real Estate

About Me

Maria is a graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a degree in Speech Communication. She received her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law. She is an experienced litigator who tried over 80 cases in DuPage, Kane, Cook and Will counties. Maria has also advocated for her clients in at least an equal number of arbitration hearings. In recent years her practice has concentrated primarily in family law matters, including divorce proceedings, post decree petitions, child custody and paternity matters. Maria also handled administrative hearings on behalf of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and now accepts cases on behalf of those wishing to appeal an indicated finding made against them by DCFS. She also handles residential real estate closings and estate planning matters.


 


Maria is currently a member of the adjunct faculty staff at College of DuPage, where she teaches students in the Paralegal Studies program. She has taught seminars for both the DuPage County Bar Association and The DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. She is a past president of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and is currently an officer of the DuPage Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 15%
  5. Child Support: 15%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Lynn M. Mirabella

    I endorse this lawyer. Maria is a no nonsense, common sense lawyer. She advocates for her clients in a professional manner. I enjoy working with her.

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    Lynn Mirabella Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Martin Mccumber

    I endorse this lawyer. I still have yet to have a case with Maria on the other side, but I have had one with each of her three partners. I can only say that the apple surely won't fall too far from that tree. As a colleague in bar association events, Maria is a consummate professional!

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    Sean Mccumber Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mulyk, Laho & Mack, LLC

45 S. Park Ave.
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137-6203

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AmJur Award, Criminal LawAmJur1987

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMulyk, Layho & Mack, LLC2009 - Present
Adjunct Faculty MemberCollege of DuPage (Paralegal Studies)2009 - Present
FacultyDuPage County Bar Association Keith Roberts Tiral Advocay Class2008 - 2008
AttorneyFortunato, Knobbe. Davenport & Arnold, Ltd.,2007 - 2009
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Maria Tolva Mack2005 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County chapter)President2013 - 2014
Dupage County Bar Association Ad Hoc E-File CommitteeMember2012 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationChair of Ad Hoc Paralegal Committee2011 - 2012
Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County chapter)Officer2009 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationCommittee on Professionalism2007 - 2008
DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice CommitteeMember2007 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersPresident2006 - 2007
American Inns of CourtMember2006 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersOfficer2003 - 2008
Kane County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University, College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of IllinoisSpeech CommunictrionBA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Basic Skills SeminarSo You Want to Start Your Own Law Firm2012
Paralegal Commitee MeetingJob Search Skills for Paralegals2011
Basic Skills Course For New LawyersOpening Your Own Law Firm2006