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Working to win, and licensed in the Illinois courts and the Federal General Bar since 1991, Ms. Harry's practice focuses primarily on the areas of family law and criminal/traffic defense. Ms. Harry is proud of her ability to assist her clients with the resolution of their problems while making representation affordable.
Ms. Harry graduated Cum Laude from Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois in 1988 and from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois in 1991. She became licensed in Illinois in 1991 and joined a local DuPage County firm practicing in the areas of criminal defense, family law, estate planning and bankruptcy. Ms. Harry formed her own law firm in 1995 and continues to practice successfully today in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Ms. Harry is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association. Her previous appointments with the county bar include serving as the former Chair of the Professional Responsibility Committee, the former Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee, on the subcommittee for the Family Law Trial Advocacy Workshop for Practicing Attorneys and as a member of the Legal Referral Service Committee. Ms. Harry also supports the DuPage Legal Aid Foundation by volunteering her services as an attorney and raising funds by participating in the Annual Judge's Nite Show. Websites include: www.youraffordabledefense.com and www.oakbrooklaw.com and www.illinoisdivorcetips.com. Please feel free to visit her websites.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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Kathryn is one of the best attorneys I have worked with (and against) in my 19 years as a member of the Illinois Bar. I first met Kathryn when I was an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney. She was my opponent. I learned quickly that Kathryn is adeft top-notch attorney with razor-sharp wit and unmatched courtroom presence. These skills become immediately obvious to any attorney or judge that encounters Kathryn in the courtroom, hearing room, or across the negotiation table. What may not be as obvious, but is equally important, is Kathryn’s talent for doggedly advocating for her client’s without making enemies. I remember as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney, I was inclined to give Kathryn’s clients the best consideration simply because of the force of her personality – putting aside her trial skills and other qualities. When I left the Prosecutor’s Office I wanted to work for her – specifically. Now I do. I give Kathryn my very highest recommendation.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1991||11/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Board of Directors Award||DuPage County Bar Association||2005|
|Board of Directors Professional Responsibility Committee||DuPage County Bar Association||2003|
|Principal Partner||Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C.||1995 - Present|
|Lawyer||E. Barry Greenberg & Associates, Ltd.||1992 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Melodeers||Member-Lead||2004 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association group||Member||1993 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association group||Chairman Bankruptcy Committee||2005 - 2006|
|DuPage County Bar Association group||Chair Professional Responsibility Committee||2003 - 2004|
|People vs. M.D.||DUI (Driving Under the Influence) dismissed|
|People vs. GS||Case Dismissed|
|In Re Marriage of TB and RB||Settled a very contested divorce|
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|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Millikin University, Decatur||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
|Bankruptcy Seminar||Chapter 13 plans||2005|
|Family Law Trial Advocacy||Divorce Trial Skills||2004|