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Morgan Stogsdill focuses her practice in the areas of family law, divorce and child custody cases, as well as prenuptial agreements.  Ms. Stogsdill is highly experienced in litigation.  When litigation is not required, she negotiates with the parties and/or attorneys for an optimal outcome in amicable and contentious cases.  As a Partner at Beermann, Ms. Stogsdill is qualified to handle all types of family law issues and works to individually tailor the strategy to each client, on a case by case, basis.   

Ms. Stogsdill counsels clients on the various aspects of dissolution of marriage and paternity proceedings, including child custody, support, visitation, property division and all financial issues related to divorce. She also represents clients in post-dissolution matters and civil litigation related to orders of protection.  In 2013, Ms. Stogsdill spent eight (8) days in Houston, Texas at an elite family law trial seminar, the Houston Family Law Trial Institute.

Ms. Stogsdill was recently named a Rising Star in the area of Family Law by Super Lawyers Magazine for many years since 2010; a designation reserved for the top 2.5% of all Illinois attorneys under 40.  In Cook County for the year 2006-2007, the Jury Verdict Reporter listed and published Morgan Stogsdill as an individual attorney who had the third most jury verdicts or jury trials in all of Cook County, including, Chicago, IL.

In addition to being an attorney in the Family Law Department at Beermann Swerdlove; Ms. Stogsdill is a member of the Sports and Entertainment Family Law Division which focuses on celebrities, athletes and other high profile cases.  In addition to her work and charity work, Ms. Stogsdill enjoys spending time with her family and friends.   


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  2. Child Support: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Family: 25%



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Contact info

Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove

161 N Clark St, Suite 2600
Chicago, IL, 60601-3243


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Emerging LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2013
2012 Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
2011 Illinois Rising Star AttorneySuper Lawyers Magazine2011
"Best of the Best" Young ProfessionalLincoln Park Young Professionals2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyer Magazine2010
3rd Most Jury Verdicts in Cook County2007 Jury Verdict Reporter/Trial Lawyers Index2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBeermann Swerdlove2008 - Present
AttorneyParrillo, Weiss & O'Halloran2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers Lend a HandCo-chair My Hero Awards2015 - 2016
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Auxiliary BoardBoard Member2010 - 2014
Midwest and Illinois Eye BankBoard Member2009 - 2014
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2008 - 2010
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2008
Chicago Inn of CourtMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Insurance Defense Litigation TrialsN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Chicago Daily Law BulletinNew Elephant in Courtroom during Custody Cases2015
Jury Verdict ReporterTrial Lawyers Index- Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Houston Family Law Trial InstituteFamily Law TrialsN/A2013
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
The University of KentuckyMagna Cum LaudeBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Issues in Family LawContempt of Court2013