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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: 312-815-7038
Fax: 312-291-9336
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2016 - 2018
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu
Attorney Profile

Attorney Molshree A. Sharma is a partner with the law firm of Feinberg Sharma in Chicago, Illinois. Nationally recognized as among the top lawyers in the country and an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Sharma has more than 16 years of total legal experience, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Chicago and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving complex, high-profile family law matters.

As such, she has handled numerous divorce proceedings for lawyers, doctors, business owners, professional athletes and other high net worth clients. She has extensive experience handling complicated financial issues, such as considerable real estate holdings, business valuations, significant investment and retirement accounts, and more. In all cases, she works closely with her clients to develop the most effective strategy possible to help them achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, and she has also handled numerous highly contentious custody proceedings, including Hague Convention cases.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Sharma has earned designation as a Notable Minority Lawyer and a one of her area's Notable Women Lawyers from Crain's Chicago. She has also received designation as a Leading Lawyer and an Emerging Lawyer as well as the Top Women Attorneys of Illinois award in 2016 and the Chicago Bar Association Award in 2011.

A selfless attorney, she routinely volunteers her time and services throughout her community, and she has earned the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Distinguished Service Award and the Cook County Department of Corrections Volunteer Award. She is also heavily involved with various other civic and charitable organizations in her community.

Ms. Sharma is a fellow with the prestigious International Academy of Family Law Attorneys, and she is a member of the Asian American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

A 2000 graduate of the University of Illinois, Ms. Sharma obtained her Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2004. She has several publications to her credit, and she has conducted numerous lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics related to child abduction, adult disabled children, maintenance and cohabitation, and other family law matters.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013, 2016 - 2018

About Molshree A. Sharma

First Admitted: 2004, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Crain's Notable Minorities in Accounting, Consulting & Law, 2020
  • Crain's Chicago Notable Women in Law, 2020
  • Crain's Chicago Notable Minority Lawyer, 2019
  • Leading Lawyer, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 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 Recognition and Professional Achievement
  • 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

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

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "How Court Hear Children":  The Hague Convention aims to expeditiously return children who have been unilaterally removed from their habitual residence by an abducting parent. But what happens when more mature children have their own preferences?, Author, How Courts Hear Children, ISBA, Family Law, 2021
  • Speaker at upcoming 8th Family Law & Children's Rights Conference, Singapore July 2021
  • "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
  • Speaker at Gender, Inclusivity and Protecting the 21st Century Family Conference at the University of Westminster in London, July 2019
  • Speaker at ISFL Israel Regional Conference in December 2019
  • "All Over the Map", Illinois Bar Journal, 2018
  • "International Child Custody & the Hague Convention", Family Lawyer Magazine, 2018
  • Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of Child Abduction International Family Law, Brazil, 2017
  • "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
  • Lectured at the Private International Law Journal Conference from the University of Aberdeen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 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 Island Conference of Left Behind Parents in Washington D.C.
  • Lectured on Private International Law with a Focus on International Family Law in Ethiopia
  • Lectured at the US Ambassador's Home in India
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Office Location for Molshree A. Sharma

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

Phone: 312-815-7038

Fax: 312-291-9336

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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