Wheaton Family Law Attorney Receives DCBA’s Ralph A. Gabric Award
Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC is proud to announce that Hon. John W. Demling (Ret.) has received the DuPage County Bar Association’s Ralph A. Gabric Award for Professionalism. Judge Demling served 21 years as an Associate Judge for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, DuPage County, and today, he serves as Of Counsel for the Wheaton law firm, MKFM Law.
The DCBA’s Ralph A. Gabric Award is a prestigious award presented to an individual who, through their leadership, respectability, and character, has directly impacted the organization in a positive manner.
Judge Demling’s experience in the field of law allows MKFM Law to better assist clients, and he provides an enhanced level of skill when evaluating and developing cases. For more than 40 years as a judge and attorney, Judge Demling has greatly developed his problem-solving and litigation capabilities, and he skillfully guides families and individuals through issues related to family law and divorce. As a judge, he spent more than 18 years serving in the Domestic Relations Division of the circuit court, and he utilizes that experience to compassionately and strategically handle cases involving domestic violence and other sensitive matters.
MKFM Law Named one of the 2022 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News ‒ Best Lawyers
The Wheaton, IL law firm of Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC is proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, it has been recognized as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News ‒ Best Lawyers. MKFM has been specifically recognized for its work in family law throughout the Chicago area. A firm is awarded this ranking based on its cost-effectiveness, civility, responsiveness, experience, and likelihood to be referred by a client. Receiving this prestigious award is a testament to the dedication, compassion, and diligence the attorneys of MKFM show to their clients and their work across Chicago and the surrounding areas.
Previously, MKFM received this award in 2020 and 2021. In order to receive recognition as a Best Law Firm, a firm must have at least one attorney who has been named in the current edition of Best Lawyers. This year’s edition named four of MKFM’s attorneys, three of whom were named Best Lawyers in America: Attorneys Lynn M. Mirabella, Henry D. Kass, and Joshua D. Bedwell. A fourth attorney, Megan C. Harris, was recognized in the rankings for Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.
The legal team at MKFM is equipped with over 100 years of combined experience, making them knowledgeable and exceptional representatives for their clients. Focusing primarily on divorce and family law, the attorneys of MKFM also handle cases involving sexual harassment in the workplace, employment discrimination, criminal, civil litigation, and school law. The lawyers at MKFM showcase their dedication to the legal community by holding various leadership positions in both state and local legal organizations.
Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers
The law office of Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been recognized by US News -- Best Lawyers for their admirable work in family law in Illinois. Attorneys Lynn Mirabella, Henry D. Kass, and Joshua Bedwell have been recognized in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Attorney Megan Harris has been named in the second edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer reviews from the country’s most outstanding lawyers.
A partner of the Wheaton, IL firm, Attorney Lynn Mirabella has been named Best Lawyer for her work in family law. Attorney Mirabella holds membership with the Illinis State Bar Association, Kane County Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. Ms. Mirabella is a Guardian ad Litem, Child’s Representative, and Attorney for Children. She also concentrates her practice certifications in collaborative law, arbitration, and mediation. Consistently named one of the Top Women Attorneys in Illinois by Chicago Magazine, Lynn Mirabella focuses almost entirely on family law matters.
Another partner of MKFM, LLC who was recently named Best Lawyer is Attorney Henry D. Kass. Attorney Kass has experience prosecuting felony and domestic violence cases with the DuPage County State’s Attorney's Office, where he was also awarded a Special Commendation. Today, Mr. Kass is an experienced lawyer who concentrates his legal services in collaborative law, adoption, guardianship, domestic relations, and criminal law. Attorney Kass is a member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers and a fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation.
Attorney Lynn M. Mirabella Named to Top 50: 2021 Women Illinois Super Lawyers List
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As a partner at MKFM Law, Lynn focuses her practice in the area of family law, including high-profile cases and complex litigation files. Prior to joining MKFM Law, she worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. She is certified to represent children as a Guardian ad Litem, Child’s Representative, and Attorney for Child. In addition, she is certified in collaborative law, arbitration, and as a mediator.
Lynn is a member of the DuPage County, Kane County, and Illinois State Bar Associations. She was President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, DuPage County, and a member of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. In addition, she previously served on Senator Mark Kirk’s Federal Judicial Review Commission from 2011 through 2016.
MKFM Law Recognized in Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” in America for 2021
Established by Joseph F. Mirabella, Sr. in 1949, MKFM Law represents a diverse clientele throughout Chicagoland, with offices in Wheaton and St. Charles, IL. The attorneys at MKFM Law practice in a variety of areas, including family and divorce-related matters, criminal law, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, adoptions, guardianships, school law, appeals, and general litigation. Their attorneys have held numerous leadership positions in state and local bar associations and are admitted to practice before all Illinois courts, Iowa courts, as well as the United States District Court.
“It is an honor that MKFM Law has been named the 2021 Best Law Firm. This recognition is a testament to everyone at our firm for their efforts to support, zealously advocate on behalf of, and seek out the best results for our clients,” Partner Henry D. Kass commented.