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: Indiana University
Other State Admissions: District of Columbia, Washington, Wisconsin
Other Languages: Spanish

Legal Specialties
(QRDOs) Division of Retirement Accounts Adoption Bankruptcy Business Bankruptcy Chapter 13 (Indv Debt Adjustment) Chapter 7 (Liquidation) Criminal Law Custody / Visitation Deed of Trust or Mortgage Divorce / Separation / Annulment Domestic Violence DUI Estate Planning / Wills Trust Probate Family Law Felony Forclosure or Defense Guardianship 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 Support Tenant / Condo / Homeowners Associations Traffic Wills / Estate / Probate / Wills & Trust

Mark Shaw founded Shaw Law in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn, L.L.P. and Seyfarth Shaw, L.L.P. 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 and was licensed in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, he is a licensed attorney in state and federal courts in Illinois, the District of Columbia, and Wisconsin, and is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.  He has served as a certified arbitrator and guardian ad litem in Illinois. He has written and lectured on various legal topics and received awards for trial advocacy. He served as Special Illinois Attorney General, Illinois Legislative Counsel, Special Cook County State’s Attorney, Special Round Lake Beach Counsel and a Lake Forest Plan Commissioner. He was a Teen Court Judge, and a member of numerous bar and pharmacy associations. He practices in all major areas of law including bankruptcy, civil, criminal, family, estate planning, land use, municipal, personal injury, probate, real estate, second amendment rights and transactional law.