Named DuPage County Lawyer of the Year
She's always ready to help: DCBA Honors Musielak for Her Bar Group and Courtroom Work

Wendy M. Musielak

Wendy M. MusielakWendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois.

Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the 18th Judicial Circuit Court and an Adjunct Professor for DePaul University’s Department of Management.

In 2013, Wendy was selected as the DuPage County Bar Association’s Lawyer of the Year for her commitment to her community and local legal associations. Wendy is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Will County Bar Association and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is also a member and director of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. Additionally, Wendy is a fellow for the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and past TEC Committee member. In 2014, Wendy earned the recognition of a Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Complex Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2003
  • DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA
    • Finance and Management (Summa Cum Laude) - 1999
    • Honors: Dean's List

Classes/Seminars

  • Effective Arguing & Communication, DuPage County Bar Association, Young Lawyers, 2012
  • Contempt, Petitions for Rule to Show Cause and Discovery, DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice Committee, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2014-2017
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyers, 2015-2016
  • DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) Director, 2014
  • DuPage County Bar Association Lawyer of the Year, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Third Vice President, Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2010 - Present
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Director, 2011 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Vice Chair of the Membership Committee, 2011 - 2012
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Fellow, 2009 - Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Will County Bar Association, Member, 2006 - 2012
  • TEC Committee - Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Committee Member, 2009 - 2010
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Chair - Membership Committee, 2012 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member - Family Law and Practice Committee, 2006 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member, Planning Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, Member - Legal Access Committee, 2012 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • 18th Judicial Circuit Court, Staff Attorney, 2004 - 2006
  • DePaul University- Department of Management, Adjunct Instructor

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Location: Wheaton, Illinois
Phone: 630-871-1002
Fax: 630-871-0224
Email: E-mail Me

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