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Ms. Challacombe has a BA degree in psychology from the honors college at Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.  She has worked in corporate law, as a Cook County Public Guardian representing abused and neglected children and children in family law cases and for many years as a private attorney doing family law.  She is approved by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois to represent children in domestic relations proceedings.  Ms. Challacombe has been a fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois for several years.  She has conducted numerous custody trials and is experienced in appellate work in the family law area.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Child Custody: 40%
  3. Child Support: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Raiford D. Palmer

    Joanna is a skilled lawyer and great to work with. She has a lot of experience in family law and divorce matters as well as experience as a Child Representative and Guardian ad Litem. It is a pleasure to work with her. She is thorough, responsive, and truly cares about her clients (and the children in her GAL/CR cases). Highly recommended.


    Raiford Palmer Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Gary L. Schlesinger

    I endorse this lawyer. joanna is very well prepared and very tenacious. she works very hard for her clients.


    Gary Schlesinger Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

119 South Emerson Street #221
Mount Prospect, IL, 60056-3219


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/11/2016
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