Jennifer Howe

Top rated Family Law attorney in Westchester, Illinois

The Law Offices of Christopher Edmonds, Ltd.
Jennifer Howe
The Law Offices of Christopher Edmonds, Ltd.

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2015

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024
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The Law Offices of Christopher Edmonds, Ltd.

2255 Enterprise Dr
Suite 5503
Westchester, IL 60154 Visit website

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As an attorney at The Law Offices of Christopher D. Edmonds, Ltd., Jennifer Howe represents clients in Illinois in Cook, DuPage, and Kane counties, and accepts select cases in McHenry County. Her law practice is focused solely on family law matters including contested and uncontested divorce, paternity and parentage, child support, spousal maintenance and alimony, child visitation, child custody, the allocation of parenting time and parental responsibilities, property division, pre- and postnuptial agreements, and enforcements and modifications of Judgments and Orders.

Ms. Howe earned her law degree at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL and is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois. In addition to her litigation experience, she is also a certified trained mediator. In her mediation practice, Ms. Howe assists parties in reaching an agreement quickly and amicably without the need for court intervention.

Ms. Howe is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, and was the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association for three years. With over 14 years working in the legal industry, she has handled all types of cases and values her ability to work with her clients to obtain a favorable outcome and communicate effectively with them.  Depending on the individual needs of each client, she uses the tools at her disposal to customize a solution that works for them.

To give back to her community, Ms. Howe volunteers at various courthouses for domestic relations judges, helping those who cannot afford legal representation. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for advocating for those in emotional and precarious situations, she is a valued member of the legal community.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2015, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.cedmondslaw.com/attorneys/jennifer-howe/

Educational Background:
  • North Central College - B.A. in Speech Communication, 2013
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Mediation Certificate from the Center for Conflict Resolution, Chicago, IL, 2016
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Law Day Panel at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2016
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association - Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, 2018
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association - Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, 2017
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association - Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, 2016
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Member 2014-2020, 2014
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member 2014-present, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Domestic Relations Court Facilitator - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois, 2019
  • Pro se desk volunteer - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois 2016 - 2019, 2019
  • Pro se desk volunteer - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois 2016 - 2019, 2018
  • Domestic Relations Court Facilitator - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois, 2018
  • Pro se desk volunteer - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois 2016 - 2019, 2017
  • Domestic Relations Court Facilitator - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois, 2017
  • Pro se desk volunteer - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois 2016 - 2019, 2016
  • Domestic Relations Court Facilitator - Third Municipal District Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois, 2016
Honors/Awards:
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction, The American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Academy of Attorneys, 2018

Office location for Jennifer Howe

2255 Enterprise Dr
Suite 5503
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 708-483-6895

Selections

7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024

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