Molshree A. Sharma

Molshree A. Sharma

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

Feinberg Sharma, P.C.
 | 2 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-376-8860
Fax: 312-291-9336
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Urdu,
  • Hindi
    Attorney Profile

    Molshree "Molly" A. Sharma is a partner at Feinberg Sharma PC, a family law firm with offices in Chicago, IL. She handles complicated family law matters that require high-level financial experience with assets in real estate, investment accounts, business valuations, tax and retirement benefits. As the daughter of a high-ranking diplomat, she traveled the world as a young woman and developed a passion for international family law. She has a special expertise in handling international custody disputes and Hague convention cases, a treaty with over 90 signatory countries which resolves issues of child abduction and jurisdiction. Molly was honored by being named to Chicago's 2019 Notable Minority Lawyers List and Chicago's 2018 Notable Women Lawyers list. She is also a four-time recipient of the Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star award, and a six-time recipient of the Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer award.

    About Molshree Sharma

    Admitted: 2004, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://fsfamlaw.com/our-team/molshree-a-sharma/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Leading Lawyer, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
    • Crain's Chicago Notable Minority Lawyer, 2019.
    • Crain's Chicago's Notable Women Lawyers, 2018. Recognized as legal industry leaders in the Chicago area who have served with distinction.
    • Top Lawyers (Top Attorneys of Illinois), 2018. In Recognition for Excellence and Achievement by the Legal Community.
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star Selectee, 2013, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Selected by Peer Recognation and Professional Acheivement.
    • Emerging Women Lawyers, 2017 and 2018. Selected by Peers.
    • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Award, 2012. Distinguished Service Award for pro bono work in domestic violence and custody.
    • Chicago Bar Association Award, 2011. Awarded for pro bono work with survivors of domestic violence.
    • Cook County Department of Corrections Award, 2010. Awarded for pro bono work for incarcerated mothers.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of Chicago Bar Association
    • Member of Illinois Bar Association
    • Member of Women's Bar Association
    • Member of Asian American Bar Association
    • Served on Board of the Indian American Bar Association  
    • Fellow of International Academy of Family Law Attorneys
    • Chair of Cyriac Kappil CVLS Pro Bono Clinic - Indo American Center at Devon and California (Servicing Immigrant Communities), 2010-2011

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Chair of Cyriac Kappil CVLS Pro Bono Clinic - Indo American Center at Devon and California (Servicing Immigrant Communities), 2010-2011
    • Co-Vice President for Pro Bono activities, Indian American Bar Association
    • Board of Chicago Legal Advocates for Incarcerated Mothers (2012-2013)  
    • Co-chair of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services clinic at the Indo American Center, 2004
    • Junior Board of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Protecting Your Client's Investments in the Face of Divorce", Family Lawyer Magazine, 2020.
    • "Hindu Marriage & Divorce: Issues that Affect Dissolution Matters in the United States" Family Advocate, Fall 2019
    • "All Over the Map", Illinois Bar Journal, 2018.
    • "International Child Custody & the Hague Convention", Family Lawyer Magazine, 2018.
    • "The Second Time Around: The Legal Implications of Marriage versus Cohabitation", ABA Section of Family Law - Family Advocate, 2017.
    • "Maintenance and Cohabitation", Family Lawyer Magazine, 2017.
    • "Inter-country  Child Abduction - Indian Legal Response", Private International Law, 2017
    • Managing Key Issues in Today's Family Law Case,  Chapter 2 of Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, Thomson Reuters Aspatore, 2015.
    • "Affidavits of Support: Another Option for Divorcing Immigrant Spouses", Illinois Bar Journal, 2015.
    • "Support Awards for Adult Disabled Children in Illinois", Illinois Bar Journal, 2012.
    • Panelist and Expert on the Hague Convention on Child Abduction and Protection
    • Panelist, conference in New Delhi, India on the Hague Convention on Child Custody
    • Organized Annual Conference in New Delhi India
    • Lectures on parental abduction at the Istand Conference of Left Behind Parents in Washington D.C.
    • Speaker at Gender, Inclusivity and Protecting the 21st Century Family Conference at the University of Westminster in London, July 2019
    • Lectured on Private International Law with a Focus on International Family Law in Ethiopia  
    • Lectured at the Private International Law Journal Conference from the University of Aberdeen in Rio de Jinero, Brazil, August 2017
    • Lectured at the US Ambassador's Home in India  
    • Speaker at ISFL Israel Regional Conference in December 2019.
    • Speaker at upcoming 8th Family Law & Children's Rights Conference, Singapore July 2021
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    Office Location for Molshree A. Sharma

    2 N. LaSalle St.
    Suite 1600
    Chicago, IL 60602

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    Last Updated: 4/23/2020

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