Zach Hunsinger is a solo practitioner of law, non-profit consultant, and an assistant director of a non-profit program. He is a licensed attorney and social worker in Illinois, a VA accredited attorney, and has certificates in child law and non-profit program management and development. Zach works with individuals, non-profits, and small business owners from around the Chicago region to help them meet their legal needs and goals.
Zach practices law in the areas of family law, divorce and child custody cases, adoption, public benefits, and special education. He counsels clients on the various aspects of divorce and paternity proceedings, including child custody, support, visitation, property division, and financial issues related to divorce. He also represents clients after divorce to make changes to divorce agreements. Zach can also help clients receive social security and service connected disability benefits. Further, Zach provides special education advocacy and representation. His success derives primarily from studying family and child law specifically at law school, including extensive trial advocacy courses, clinics, and placements throughout the world.
His experience includes working in various parts of the world with refugees in southern Mexico at the United Nations, conducting field research about child domestic servitude in Tanzania, and assisting with representing high-risk youth in South Africa at the University of Pretoria's Child Law Centre. In fact, a case wherein he drafted a brief about triple jeopardy for students received a favorable opinion from the Constitutional Court of South Africa (USA's Supreme Court equivalent).
In the United States, he also gained valuable experience at two of Chicago's premiere family law clinics: Loyola University's CivitasChildLaw Center and Northwestern'sBluhm Legal Clinic's Child and Family Justice Center.
He also volunteers his legal skills at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and at Illinois Legal Aid Online where he helps families in adoption, guardianship, and probate proceedings or provides general legal information.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2013||07/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Public Interest Recognition||Loyola University Chicago School of Law||2013|
|Leadership and Service||Loyola University Chicago School of Law||2013|
|Partner||Hunsinger Law & Consulting||2015 - Present|
|Assistant Director||Health & Disability Advocates||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Health & Disability Advocates||Understanding Military Sexual Assault||2014|
|Loyola University Chicago||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|Loyola University Chicago||Master of Social Work||2013|
|Taylor University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2009|
|Military Sexual Trauma Behavioral Health Workshop||Translate into action, how to get involved and work with survivors||2015|
|Women at War Forum||Silent no more: A discussion of the debate regarding legal jurisdiction and accountability related to military sexual assault||2014|
|VA Supportive Services for Veterans and Families Organizational Training||PTSD & TBI: The shadow of combat||2014|
|NOVA 40th Annual National Conference||Understanding military sexual trauma: Lessons from a community model||2014|
|IJF Statewide Symposium for Enhancing Clinical Competence to Serve Veterans||Understanding military sexual assault||2014|
|IDVA Field Officers' Annual Training||The affordable care act: Veterans and families||2014|
|ICASA 9th Annual Statewide Sexual Assault Conference||Collaborating to meet the needs of Veterans: A military sexual trauma context||2014|
|NASW Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference||ACA and Veterans and families||2013|
|Mother protects children from dangerous father with safe visitation schedule||Mom feels safe for her children|
|Dad receives fair child support award and time with kids||Dad is involved in children's lives|
|Mom gets money father hid from her||Increase in child support award|
|Children can attend school||Kids receive help from school so they can get an education|
|Small Estate Affidavit||Widow and children got hundreds of dollars from bank|
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Tue Jul 09 2019
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Mon Jun 24 2019