Henry D. Kass

Top rated Family Law attorney in Wheaton, Illinois

Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC
Henry D. Kass
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2001

Education: The University of Iowa College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC

1737 South Naperville Road
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189 Visit website

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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

Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Criminal Defense

Focus areas

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

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

First Admitted: 2001, Illinois

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

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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
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
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
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:
Honors/Awards:
  • 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

Office location for Henry D. Kass

1737 South Naperville Road
Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189

Phone: 630-665-7300

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

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