Margaret A. Bennett

MB

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Childrens Rights
  • Discovery of Hidden Assets
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Post Divorce

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1972
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1976; London, College of Law, QLTT, 2004
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2002, Colorado; 2004, England and Wales; 2013, U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN:
909109699
Hobbies & interests:
Professional and Charitable Affiliations•Board of Directors, First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook, Illinois, (current)•University of California Alumni Association, (current)•Berkeley in Britain Alumni Association, (current)•Society of English and American Lawyers, (current)•Supporter of RRAF - a non-profit agency that provides support to adults with developmental disabilities, (current)•Supporter of the Association for Individual Development (AID) which provides services to individuals who have developmental, physical and/or mental disabilities, (current)•Resources for Retarded and Autistic Adults, Lombard, IllinoisBoard of Directors, 1996 to 2000•DuPage County Blue Ribbon Committee on People with Disabilities, Wheaton, IllinoisMember, 1993 to 1995•Evangelical Health Foundation, Board of Sponsors, Oak Brook, IllinoisMember, 1988 to 1992•Good Samaritan Hospital Development Counsel, Downers Grove, IllinoisMember, 1988 to 1992

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
  • 100% (4 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 02/06/15 in Family Law.

    The entire group at Bennett Law, LLC was outstanding. Margaret and her team walked me through the entire process fully explaining each and every step in the process. I felt well taken care of and in good hands through the entire process. I would d... Read more

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    The entire group at Bennett Law, LLC was outstanding. Margaret and her team walked me through the entire process fully explaining each and every step in the process. I felt well taken care of and in good hands through the entire process. I would definitely recommend Bennett Law to friends and family. My case was definitely not the largest, but you would never know it from the care and professionalism I received. I give them an "A+" in all categories. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 12/27/13 in Family Law.

    Margaret Bennett provides outstanding service and support. Margaret clearly knows and understands family law. She willingly spends time to communicate and explore options, provide her guidance and supports the final decision. She is highly sensitive... Read more

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    Margaret Bennett provides outstanding service and support. Margaret clearly knows and understands family law. She willingly spends time to communicate and explore options, provide her guidance and supports the final decision. She is highly sensitive to the needs of family and children. She keeps all parties informed and is quick to respond to questions and needs, as does her very professional staff. Above all, Margaret maintains her compassion for the human element of the legal process. Read less

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