Jacqueline Pesenko focuses her practice in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law. Jacqueline received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. While at college, Jacqueline excelled academically and also participated in a plethora of community services. She received the Campus Annual Award for Excellence in Public Engagement as well as served on the School of Social Work’s Community Service chair and as a research assistant with the University’s Psychology Department. With an extensive background in social work, psychology and counseling services, Jacqueline provides and fosters a comfortable and compassionate environment for her clients while she helps them navigate through a myriad of family-related matters such as allocation of parenting time and parental responsibilities, child support, maintenance, domestic violence and other post-decrees issues.
Jacqueline received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, where she earned a Certificate in Child and Family Law. Jacqueline received the President’s Award for Service as well as the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award. Jacqueline focused her law school career on matrimonial law as well as child protection.
Jacqueline spent over a year volunteering with the Domestic Violence Pilot Project in which she assisted domestic violence victims write and obtain Emergency Orders of Protection. While attending law school, Jacqueline also interned with the Department of Children Family Services, the Child Protection division and Felony division of the Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Office.
Jacqueline came from another family law firm and has been solely practicing in the area of family and matrimonial law. Jacqueline’s legal background, as well as her foundation in social work, generates an atmosphere that makes the divorce and child custody processes navigable while also providing her clients with a listening ear and a strong advocate for their needs.
100 Saunders Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045
3333 Warrenville Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
77 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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