Henry D. Kass

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Wheaton, IL

Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC
 | 1737 South Naperville Road, Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Phone: 630-665-7300
Fax: 630-665-7609
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Henry D. Kass is a partner at MKFM Law, LLC, who focuses primarily in the areas of domestic relations, guardianship, and criminal law. He obtained his bachelor of arts from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa and also studied abroad at the University of the Basque Country in San Sebastian, Spain. Following his studies overseas, Henry attended the University of Iowa College of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate. Thereafter, he became an Assistant State’s Attorney with the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office under now Appellate Court Justice, Joseph E. Birkett. There, he prosecuted domestic violence and felony cases and was awarded a Special Commendation. Henry has tried dozens of cases before a jury and several hundreds more before the bench. In addition, Henry taught family law for five years at the College of DuPage. He has published articles in the DuPage County Bar Association Brief, the Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, and the St. Charles Living magazine. He has served as the Vice Chair and Chair to both the Child Advocacy Section and Family Law Section. He has been awarded the Pro Bono Service Award by the DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation and the Board of Directors Award by the DuPage County Bar Association. Henry is also a member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, a Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation, has served on the DuPage County Judicial Committee, and was elected to two terms as an Assembly Member to the Illinois State Bar Association. Henry is currently licensed both in the State of Illinois and Iowa and primarily serves clients in the counties of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, and Will.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Divorce, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Criminal Law, Expungement, Misdemeanor


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    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

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    About Henry Kass

    Admitted: 2001, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mkfmlaw.com/attorney-profiles/henry-kass


    • Leading Lawyers, 2018
    • Pro Bono Service Award, DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation, 2013
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2017
    • Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2015
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2013
    • Accommodation for Outstanding Service to the Citizens of DuPage County Presented by the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, 2001-2005
    • Top Attorney in Illinois, Chicago Magazine, 2015
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2018
    • Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2016
    • DuPage County Bar Association Award in Recognition of Distinguished Leadership and Meritorious Service, presented by Thomas A. Else, President, DuPage County Bar Association, 2009
    • Top Attorney in Illinois, Chicago Magazine, 2017
    • Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2014

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Qualified Mediator for divorce litigation, 2014
    • Guardian ad Litem for minor children in adoption cases and disabled adults in guardianship cases, Chancery Division, 2007 - Present
    • Guardian ad Litem for minor children in divorce and parentage cases, Domestic Relations Division, 2007 - Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Illinois State Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 1998-2000
    • Indiana State Bar (Pro Hac Vice), 2009
    • Illinois State Bar Association, Assembly Member, 2010-2016
    • DuPage County Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee Vice Chair, 2006-2007
    • Kane County Bar Association, 2016-Present
    • Illinois State Bar, 2001
    • Illinois Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2011-Present
    • Iowa State Bar Association, 2007-Present
    • DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee Chair, 2007-2008
    • Illinois Guardianship Association, 2015-Present
    • Iowa State Bar, 2007
    • DuPage County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2011-2014
    • Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County Chapter), 2008-Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • DuPage County High School Mock Trial Competition, Mock Judge, 2008
    • Lawyers Lending a Hand, Volunteer
    • San Sebastian, Spain, Assistant High School English Teacher, 1997
    • Arlyn Minor Moot Court, Northwestern Law School, Mock Justice and Evaluator, 2006

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


    Educational Background:

    • University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain, Honors: Dean's List, 1997
    • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A., Major: Language and Linguistics, Honors: Dean's List, 1996
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    Office Location for Henry D. Kass

    1737 South Naperville Road
    Suite 100
    Wheaton, IL 60189

    Phone: 630-665-7300

    Fax: 630-665-7609

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    Last Updated: 9/10/2020

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