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Lindsay C. Stella represents individuals in all aspects of family law including negotiation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, distribution of assets, adoptions, child custody and visitation disputes, child support and maintenance issues, civil unions, guardianship issues, complex issues in valuation of business interests, post-decree issues, paternity cases, and other matrimonial and family law related matters and proceedings. Ms. Stella is a court certified Guardian ad Litem, Child’s Representative, and attorney for the child who is appointed by the Court to represent minor children in contested custody cases.


She was recently named one of the Top 10 Most Influential Suburban Moms by Glancer Magazine, named a Super Lawyer's Rising Star in 2014 and 2015, Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and has a 10.0 Rating on Avvo for client satisfaction and professional reputation.  
Ms. Stella received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2006 with a major in English and a double minor in Political Science and Women’s Studies. During her time she maintained herself on the Dean’s List and Honor Roll. She was also an active member of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Society, Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society, and Sigma Alpha Lambda a National Leadership and Honors Society.

She attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan where she focused her law school career on litigation.  She excelled in moot court, mock trial, and graduated with in the top of her class with a Concentration in Litigation. 
She was appointed in 2012 to the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee for Women and the Law by the President of the ISBA.  She was also appointed in 2014 to the Illinois State Bar Association's Family Law Committee and assisted in drafting and proposing the new Divorce Legislation set to take effect January 1, 2016. 
She is an active member of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and the DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 33%
    5 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 33%
    5 years
  3. Child Custody: 33%
    5 years



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • Christa M. Winthers

    Excellent attorney!


    Christa Winthers Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Benjamin William Meyer

    Lindsay's professionalism and tenacity bring great results for her clients. I fully endorse her.


    Benjamin Meyer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC

1737 S. Naperville Road
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL, 60189


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Most Influential MomsGlancer Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyThe Law Offices Of Walter R. Jackowiec Iii, PC2010 - 2011
711 Practicing InternMcHenry County States Attorney2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee Member - Appointed Position2014 - 2015
Illinois State Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee2014 - 2015
DuPage County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeChair2012 - 2013
Illinois State Bar AssociationWomen and the Law Committee Member - Appointed Position2012 - 2013
Family Shelter Services of DuPage CountyJunior Board Member2012 - 2014
Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County chapter)Treasurer2011 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersMember2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar Association CatalystIs failure to file a Lis Pendens at the outset of a divorce case considered malpractice?2013
WordPress BlogLindsay Stella Divorce Law BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mom and Kid's Counseling GroupDivorce & Paternity FAQs2013
DuPage County New Lawyers Committee Job Search WorkshopYoung Attorneys Obtaining Employment2012