Mark L. Shaw

Contact Information
33 N. County St. Suite 300
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone#: 847-244-4696
FAX#: 847-244-4673

Additional Information
Year Admitted to IL Bar: 1988
Law School: Purdue University
Other State Admissions: District of Columbia, Washington, Wisconsin
Other Languages: Spanish

Legal Specialties
(QRDOs) Division of Retirement Accounts Adoption Bankruptcy Business Bankruptcy Business Formation Chapter 13 (Indv Debt Adjustment) Chapter 7 (Liquidation) Commercial Law Consumer Collections Consumer Law Contract Formation Contracts Criminal Law Custody / Visitation Debtor Relief/Consumer Bankruptcy Deed of Trust or Mortgage Divorce / Separation / Annulment Domestic Violence DUI Estate Planning / Wills Trust Probate Family Law Felony Forclosure or Defense Guardianship Intellectual Property / Litigation Juvenile Delinquent Landlord / Tenant Misdemeanor Name Change Parental Rights Paternity Post Divorce Enforcement Preparation of Lease Purchase / Sale Business Property Purchase / Sale Residential Property Re-Instatement / Sec. of State Real Estate Real Estate Tax Assessment Simple Wills / Trust / Living Will / Power of Attorney Small Claims Support Tenant / Condo / Homeowners Associations Trademark / Copyright Traffic Wills / Estate / Probate / Wills & Trust

Mr. Shaw founded the firm in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn. He received a B.S. Pharm., with honors, from Purdue University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a licensed pharmacist in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, he is a licensed attorney in state and federal courts in Illinois, D.C., and Wisconsin. Also, he is a certified arbitrator and guardian ad litem in Illinois. He writes and lectures on various legal topics and received awards for trial advocacy. He served as Special Illinois Attorney General, Illinois Legislative Counsel, Special Cook County States Attorney, and Special Round Lake Beach Counsel. He is a Teen Court Judge, Lake Forest Plan Commissioner, and a member of all major bar associations. He practices in all major areas including bankruptcy, civil, criminal, family, estate planning, land use, municipal, personal injury, probate, real estate and transactional law.