Attorney Stacey A. McCullough Joins MKFM Law Firm
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Stacey A. McCullough to its practice, having joined the firm Of Counsel on January 1st, 2018.
Attorney Stacey A. McCullough has focused on criminal defense for more than 20 years. She demonstrates honesty, compassion, and dedication to every client she represents, whether they are facing a simple traffic violation or a significant felony charge.
Stacey was admitted to the practice of law in 1994 after earning her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice conferred with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1991.
Stacey has devoted her entire legal career to the criminal justice system. That experience has led her to expand her practice to related areas of law, including school disciplinary hearings, contested orders of protections, and D.C.F.S. appeals. She developed her invaluable trial and negotiation skills through her service at the DuPage County Public Defender’s Office before entering private practice in 2004. For 12 years, Stacey was a solo practitioner at The Law Office of Stacey A. McCullough, Ltd. in Wheaton, Illinois.
Wheaton, Illinois Family Law Attorneys MKFM Chosen for Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists for 2018
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC, is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has named seven of its attorneys to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists in Illinois for 2018.
Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized rating service that annually selects the top attorneys in each state. Attorneys are nominated by their peers or identified from research or third-party feedback.
Super Lawyers chooses its honorees based on independent research and evaluation by a peer panel. Attorneys who make the Super Lawyers list are among the top five percent of nominated attorneys in their state.
Attorneys Joshua Bedwell and Lindsay Stella are now Partners at MKFM Law Firm
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC, is proud to announce that attorneys Joshua D. Bedwell and Lindsay C. Stella have become partners in the firm. Both attorneys practice primarily family law for the Wheaton, Illinois, law firm.
Attorney Joshua Bedwell joined MKFM in January 2012. He earned his juris doctor from the John Marshall Law School in 2010 and worked as an assistant corporation counsel for the city of Chicago.
Bedwell was named a Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer for 2017 and Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018. Both honors are given to the most outstanding lawyers who are either age 40 or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less. He was also one of Leading Lawyers’ Best Lawyers in Chicago for 2014.
DuPage County Law Firm Announces Hiring of New Family and Employment Law Attorney
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Jessica L. Defino to its Wheaton, Illinois, divorce and family law offices. Defino arrives with a fresh and energetic approach to the representation she provides clients in the areas of domestic relations and employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge and wrongful termination.
Attorney Jessica L. Defino graduated with honors from the University of Iowa in 2013 with a BA in Communications, and a double minor in Spanish and Human Rights. While attending the University of Iowa, Jessica co-founded the Students for Human Rights group. She continued her education at John Marshall School of Law, graduating in June 2016, and was admitted to the Illinois Bar the following November.
While attending Law School, Jessica was a law clerk at Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, focusing on family law and employment law. During her final year, she was an extern with presiding Judge Pamela Loza in the Cook County Domestic Relations Parentage Division. Jessica earned Dean’s List honors throughout her time at John Marshall Law School.
Jessica L. Defino is an active member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, the DuPage County Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association, and the Illinois Bar Association.
DuPage County Law Firm Hires New Divorce and Family Law Attorney
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC (MKFM Law) is pleased to announce the addition of attorney, Todd D. Scalzo, to the Wheaton, Illinois divorce and family law firm. Scalzo has joined the experienced and dedicated legal team. Scalzo brings his unique and insightful representation to clients in the practice areas of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, visitation, paternity and appeals.
DuPage County family law attorney Todd D. Scalzo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He continued on to receive his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in 2004. Scalzo was admitted to the Illinois Supreme Court Bar that same year and was later confirmed with the United States Supreme Court in 2010.
Todd D. Scalzo is a member of numerous professional associations including the Illinois State Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association (serving on seven different committees), and the Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage Chapter). In addition to being an accomplished lawyer, Attorney Todd D. Scalzo is also a published writer. He has co-authored a DCBA Brief article entitled, “Neither Admitting Nor Denying: Proper Responses to Request to Admit in Domestic Relations Proceedings.”