Amy A. Schellekens is an Associate Attorney with Bennett Law Firm, LLC. Ms. Schellekens concentrates in the areas of divorce and family law matters and practices in DuPage, Will and Cook Counties.
Ms. Schellekens graduated with high honors from Lewis University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Criminal-Social Justice. She received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Her dedication to the area of family law earned her a Certificate of Excellence in Child and Family Law from Loyola University.
Additionally, Ms. Schellekens served as a Senior Editor and published author in the Children’s Legal Rights Journal and co-chair of the Child Law Society. Ms. Schellekens volunteered at the Cook County Public Guardian’s Office and the Loyola Child Law Clinic, working on behalf of children in custody disputes.
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Amy was the guardian ad litem on a case I had in DuPage County. Amy did an excellent job as the guardian ad litem. She was strong, zealous, well-prepared, intelligent, and cared strongly about the minor child involved in the case. I would strongly recommend her both as a family law practitioner or as a guardian ad litem.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2010||05/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certificate in Child and Family Law||Loyola University Chicago School of Law||2010|
|Associate Attorney||Bennett Law Firm, LLC||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage Association of Women Lawyers||Director||2013 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Child Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Standing Committee on Women and the Law||Member||2012 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice Committee||Member||2011 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association Certification||Guardian ad Litem/Child's Representative/Attorney for Child||2011 - Present|
|Lewis University Young Alumni Association||Secretary||N/A|
|Loyola's Children's Legal Rights Journal||The Least Restrictive Environment Mandate from an Educator's Prospective||N/A|
|Lewis University||Business Administration, Criminal/Social Justice||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Loyola University Chicago School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|