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Jennifer A Shaw - Edwardsville, IL

Edwardsville Domestic Relations Lawyer
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201 Hillsboro AvenueSte. BEdwardsville, IL 62025
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Jennifer A ShawLawyer Overview

Jennifer Shaw founded The Shaw Law Group, P.C. after dedicating four years of legal practice to Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. The firm is focused on all areas of domestic relations litigation with special emphasis on securing the rights of unmarried couples.

Jennifer is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Madison County Bar Association. She has been an active Board Member of several not-for-profit agencies.

Practice Areas
Domestic RelationsMediationCollaborative LawAlternative Dispute Resolution
Current Employment Position(s)
Principle Attorney
Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1996U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1997U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2005U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
Specialties and Certifications
Panel Attorney, Illinois Department of Child and Family Services
Other Affiliations
Illinois State Bar Association (Family Law Section Council Member, Subcommittee Chair, Unmarried Couples and Civil Unions) Illinois State Bar Association, 2007 - 2012 (Assembly Member) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Chair - Human Rights Section Council) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Chair Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (current Continuing Legal Education Chair)) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Chair, Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Member, Diversity Leadership Council) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Member, Diversity Pipeline Committee) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Member, Special Task Force on Legal Research) Illinois State Bar Association (Past Member, Standing Committee on ARDC) Madison County Bar Association (Family Law Committee Co-Chair)
Past Positions
Reilly & Shaw, Partner, 2001 - 2003Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., Senior Staff Attorney /Domestic Violence Task Force Director, 1998 - 2001Campbell, Black, Carnine, Hedin, Ballard & McDonald, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1996 - 1997
Pro Bono Activities
Children First Foundation, Board of Directors, 2011 - Present Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present Metro East Humane Society, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2007Phoenix Crisis Center, Board of Directors, 1999 - 2005Phoenix Crisis Center, President
Classes and Seminars
The Civil Unions Act and its Impact on the Practice of Law, St. Clair County Bar Association, 2011 - Present
The Roadmap to the Illinois Civil Union Act, ISBA, 2011 - Present
Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, Ethical Considerations in Representation, ISBA, 2011 - Present
Other Sources of Feedback About Jennifer A. Shaw

Included on the 2017 Illinois list

Past Lists

  • 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jennifer A. Shaw on Super Lawyers

Super Lawyer, Thompson Reuters, 2012 - 2013Young Careerist of the Year, State of Illinois, Business and Professional Women, 2002 - Present
Office Information
201 Hillsboro AvenueSte. BEdwardsville, IL 62025
Accepts Credit Cards
Beloved Pets—The Oft-Overlooked Legal Quagmire, ISBA Family Law Newsletter, September, 2012
Representative Cases
In re Parentage of C.W.S., a Minor Child , (2010)
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