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Mervate M. Mohammad

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Hickory Hills, IL

Kiswani Law, P.C.
9525 S 79th Ave, Suit 205
Hickory Hills, IL 60457
Phone: 708-210-9247
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mervate M. Mohammad is the principal of Kiswani Law, which has office locations in Hickory Hills and Chicago, Illinois. A nationally ranked lawyer with more than seven years of total legal experience, Ms. Mohammad provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across her region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Child custody and support

· Same-sex family law

· Mediation

· Guardianships

· Wills and probate

As an attorney, Ms. Mohammad has gained a reputation for her aggressive advocacy on behalf of her clients at all turns, and she has achieved remarkable success helping her clients pursue their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek for their complex legal challenges efficiently and cost-effectively. Fluent in Arabic, she can directly communicate with a broad clientele, and she has become known for her compassion and integrity as well as her unwavering commitment to those she serves.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and client service, Ms. Mohammad has earned consistent recognition from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the 10 Best Female Attorneys in her area. She has also received designation as among the Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys along with many other accolades and endorsements from her peers.

Moreover, Ms. Mohammad has received "Superb, 10 out of 10" client ratings on Avvo, and her law firm has received designation as among the 10 Best Law Firms in her region by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

A 2009 cum laude and honors graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Ms. Mohammad obtained her Juris Doctor from University of Illinois Chicago School of Law in 2013. She also received a degree in "Divorce and Family Dispute Mediation" from Northwestern University in 2018.

Ms. Mohammad is a member of the Muslim Bar Association of Chicago, the Arab American Bar Association of Illinois, The Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. She has also published articles and conducted lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics related to family law and divorce.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Mervate M. Mohammad

First Admitted: 2013, Illinois

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mediator through Northwestern University Mediation Program

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois 
  • Member of the Illinois Bar Association
  • Member of the Muslim Bar Association
  • Member of the Arab American Bar Association
  • Member of the Chicago Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Northern District of Illinois Supreme Court

Educational Background

  • Cume Laude and Honors from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science and a double minor in Islamic World Studies and International Studies
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Office Location for Mervate M. Mohammad

9525 S 79th Ave
Suit 205
Hickory Hills, IL 60457

Phone: 708-210-9247

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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