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Meighan Harmon focuses on complex family law cases involving the distribution of multi-million dollar estates and represents successful business professionals and their spouses from a variety of industries, as well as individuals with multi-generational wealth. 

Meighan is a versatile attorney who provides her clients a wide range of options for resolving their disputes.  She is an experienced litigator who can be fierce in the courtroom, but she is also a trained collaborative lawyer and a family law mediator who can devise creative solutions and amicably settle even the toughest of cases. No two divorces are the same, and Meighan possesses the skills necessary to provide the right solution for each unique situation.

Not only does Meighan assist her clients in dissolving their marriages, but she also encourages them to be future focused.  She believes divorce offers clients a unique opportunity to build a positive future for themselves, complete with financial and emotional security.  To this end, she provides her clients with the tools necessary to help them construct a solid foundation on which to navigate their new lives.   For Meighan’s clients, divorce can be a spring board to reinventing themselves.

Meighan is part of an elite group of leaders in family law. In 2011, she was elected by her peers to be President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  In 2016, Super Lawyers named Meighan as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois, and she has since been named in Best Lawyers in America, Leading Lawyers Network, and Illinois Super Lawyers.  

A frequent lecturer on family law topics, she is also a published author, having assisted in the researching and drafting of the book Problems in Family Law.  She also co-authors a chapter for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education titled Unique Employee Benefits:  Stock Options, ESOPs, Etc and published articles in the Matrimonial Strategist, the Chicago Daily Law BulletinThe Family Advocate, and other publications.


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  1. Family: 100%

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    I highly endorse Mrs. Harmon. Very knowledgeable and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact her first.


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200 N. Lasalle St., 30th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60601-1019


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199605/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Women Lawyer in IllinoisSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
Top 100 Women Consumer LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
FellowInternational Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2013
Women Making an ImpactLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2012
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers In America2008
40 Attorneys Under 40 In Illinois to WatchLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2004
Super LawyerIllinois Super LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSchiller, DuCanto & Fleck LLP2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers-ILPresident2012 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Alabama chapter)FellowN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association for Conflict ResolutionMemberN/A
Collaborative Law Institute of IllinoisFellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Problems in Family Law,Book1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of IllinoisN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chicago Estate Planning Council5 Things The Trusted Advisor Should Know About Divorce2011
AAML Annual Columbus Day CLEAnnual Case Law Update2011