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Henry Donald Kass

Henry Donald Kass

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense

About Me

Henry D. Kass is a partner at MKFM Law focusing primarily in the areas of domestic relations and criminal law.  Henry formerly prosecuted domestic violence and felony cases as an Assistant State’s Attorney with the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office where he was awarded a Special Commendation.  He has litigated dozens of jury trials and tried hundreds of cases before the bench.  In addition, Henry taught family law for five years as an adjunct instructor at the College of DuPage.  He has published articles in the DuPage County Bar Association Brief and the Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, served both as the Vice Chair and Chair to the Child Advocacy Committee, and has been awarded the Pro Bono Service Award by the DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation.  Currently, Henry is licensed both in the State of Illinois and Iowa.  He is a member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, a Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation, and served on the DuPage County Judicial Committee where he and a panel of select other attorneys interviewed applicants who sought to be appointed a judgeship.  He is also serving his second term as an elected Assembly Member to the Illinois State Bar Association where he and other elected attorneys debate and vote on administrative policy as well as on revisions to existing law to be proposed to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Family: 70%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Benjamin William Meyer

    Henry's level of commitment to his clients and level of expertise is extremely high. I highly recommend Henry.

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    Benjamin Meyer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Anique Kane Drouin

    I have worked with Henry on a number of cases. He is extremely knowledgeable and professional. He is a zealous advocate for his client, yet remains reasonable and amiable across the table. I strongly recommend Henry as a family law attorney.

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    Anique Drouin Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC

1737 South Naperville Road, Suite #100
Wheaton, IL, 60189-5894

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IAAuthorized to practice law200706/23/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200105/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Service AwardDuPage Legal Assistance Foundation2013
Recognition of Distinguished Leadership and Meritorious ServiceDuPage County Bar Association2008
Outstanding Service to the Citizens of DuPage CountyDuPage County State's Attorney's Office2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC2009 - Present
Adjunct Instructor of Family LawCollege of DuPage2007 - 2012
Associate AttorneyHaskin & Corrigan, P.C.2005 - 2009
Assistant State's AttorneyDuPage County State's Attorney's Office2001 - 2005
Prosecuting Intern under rule 711Johnson County Attorney's Office2000 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
DuPage County Bar Association Judiciary CommitteeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Illinois Bar FoundationFellow2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationAssembly Member2010 - Present
Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County Chapter)Attorney Member2008 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy CommitteeChair2007 - 2008
Iowa State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2007 - Present
DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy CommitteeVice Chair2006 - 2007
DuPage County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2005 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2005 - Present
Phi Delta Phi Legal FraternityMember1998 - 2000

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Second District Appellate Court 2013 IL App (2d) 121090-UIn re the Marriage of Akers2013
DuPage County Bar Association BriefEmployer Liability in Domestic Relations Law: The Income Withholding for Support Act's Overlooked Remedy in Child Support Enforcement2008
Illinois State Bar Association Child Law NewsletterThe Role of the Guardian as Litem: Clearly Unclear2008
Second District Appellate Court 853 N.E.2d 847, 367 Ill.App.3d 441, 304 Ill.Dec. 770. (Ill.App. Dist.2 07/31/2006), 2006In re the Marriage of Gambla and Woodson2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJuris Doctor2000
University of the Basque CountrySpanishStudy Abroad1997
University of IowaLanguage and LinguisticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
DuPage County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee MeetingCivility and Professionalism2012
Guardian ad Litem Training SeminarBi-Racial Issues in Custody Cases2009
DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee MeetingVirtual Visitation and Internet Parenting2009
DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice Committee MeetingDomestic Violence and Family Court: The Role of the Assistant State's Attorney in Family Court2003