Henry D. Kass

Attorney Henry D. Kass

Henry D. Kass is a partner at MKFM Law focusing primarily in the areas of domestic relations and criminal law. Henry formerly prosecuted domestic violence and felony cases as an Assistant State's Attorney with the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office where he was awarded a Special Commendation. He has litigated dozens of jury trials and tried hundreds of cases before the bench. In addition, Henry taught family law for five years as an adjunct instructor at the College of DuPage. He has published articles in the DuPage County Bar Association Brief and the Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, served both as the Vice Chair and Chair to the Child Advocacy Committee, and has been awarded the Pro Bono Service Award by the DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation.

Currently, Henry is licensed both in the State of Illinois and Iowa. He is a member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, a Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation, and previously served on the DuPage County Judicial Committee where he and a panel of select other attorneys interviewed applicants who sought to become a judge. He also recently completed serving his second term as an elected Assembly Member to the Illinois State Bar Association where he and other elected attorneys debate and vote on administrative policy as well as on revisions of existing law to be considered by the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield.

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa State Bar, 2007
  • Illinois State Bar, 2001
  • Indiana State Bar, 2009 (Pro Hac Vice)

Education:

  • University of Iowa, College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D.
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006
    • B.A., Language and Linguistics, Dean's List
  • University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain, Dean's List, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois Guardianship Association, 2015-Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • Judiciary Committee, 2012-Present
    • Child Advocacy Committee, Chair, 2007-2008
    • Child Advocacy Committee, Vice-Chair, 2006-2007
  • Kane County Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Illinois Bar Foundation Fellow, 2011-Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • Assembly Member, 2010-Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 2007-Present
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County Chapter), 2008-Present
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 1998-2000

Published Works:

Honors and Awards:

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

Speaking Engagements:

  • Civility and Professionalism, DuPage County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker, 2012
  • Bi-Racial Issues in Custody Cases, DuPage County Bar Association, Guardian ad Litem Training Seminar, Guest Speaker, July 2009
  • Virtual Visitation and Internet Parenting, DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker and Moderator, March 2009
  • Domestic Violence and Family Court: The Role of the Assistant State's Attorney in Family Court, DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker, 2003

Appellate Court Opinions:

Special Licenses and Certifications:

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

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Volunteer Activities:

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

Past Employment Positions:

  • Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC, 2009-Present
    • Partner
  • College of DuPage, 2007-2011
    • Adjunct Instructor of Family Law
  • Haskin & Corrigan, P.C., 2005-2009
    • Associate Attorney
  • DuPage County States Attorney's Office, 2001-2005
    • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Johnson County Attorney's Office, 2000
    • Prosecuting Intern

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From our law office in Wheaton, IL the family law and civil litigation law attorneys of Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick and Mirabella, represent businesses and individual clients throughout the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois including Wheaton, Naperville, Oak Brook, Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream, Lombard, Downers Grove, Burr Ridge, Lisle, Elmhurst, Oakbrook Terrace, Winfield, Woodridge, Warrenville and throughout DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties.

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