Mark S. Schondorf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Northbrook, IL

Hecht Schondorf, LLC
 | 900 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 104
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 872-225-3911
Fax: 847-779-0331
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Mark S. Schondorf is an attorney and partner at Hecht Schondorf LLC in Northbrook, Illinois. Mr. Schondorf concentrates his practice exclusively on family law, serving clients in Northbrook and throughout the surrounding Chicago region.

Mr. Schondorf has more than 10 years of experience in all areas of family law, including same-sex family law. He handles cases involving divorce, alimony, child support, domestic violence, fathers’ rights, marital property, prenuptial agreements and spousal support.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in finance from Georgetown University, Mr. Schondorf attended and graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He opened his own law practice immediately following law school under the guidance of another attorney.

Mr. Schondorf relocated to Chicago in 2011. Shortly after his move, he practiced at a downtown Chicago-based divorce firm. While in this role, he litigated and settled many complex divorce and custody cases for high net worth Illinois residents. He chose to open his own practice in the northern Chicago suburbs in 2012.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Schondorf is a member of various professional legal organizations. He belongs to the Lake County Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also continues to be active in California-based organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the California Employment Lawyers Association.

Recognized for his accomplishments, the American Society of Legal Advocates named Mr. Schondorf one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in 2013. He holds an active law license in both Illinois and California.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Mark Schondorf

Admitted: 2010, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://hechtschondorf.com/mark-schondorf-family-law-attorney...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Continuing Legal Education Presentation on the statutory basis for premarital agreements in Illinois, drafting issues, and potential pitfalls and malpractice traps, Presentation, CLE - PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS IN ILLINOIS: An Overview, Common Uses, and Potential Pitfalls, Chicago Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section - Family Law Division, 2015
  • Article in the Lake County Bar Journal discussing the statutory origin and the case law governing when a court will bifurcate a dissolution of marriage to deal with custody or property issues after granting a divorce, Author, Lake County Bar Association Journal - The Docket, 2013
  • Contributed to an article on BridalGuide.com regarding how to avoid getting defrauded during the wedding planning process, and the legal remedies available, Contributor, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, Finance

Industry Groups

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
Office Location for Mark S. Schondorf

900 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 104
Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 872-225-3911

Fax: 847-779-0331

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Last Updated: 12/4/2018

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