Megan C. Harris

Attorney Megan C. Harris

Megan C. Harris joined MKFM Law as an associate attorney in 2013. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received her B.S. in Psychology, summa cum laude. In 2012, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude. She was admitted to the Illinois bar in November of 2012.

Ms. Harris was formerly an attorney and guardian ad litem with the Cook County Public Guardian, serving abused and neglected children in Chicago. While in law school, she participated in the Family Advocacy Clinic, which served children and parents in abuse and neglect proceedings in Champaign County.

Ms. Harris draws upon her background in family and child advocacy to provide her clients with compassionate and knowledgeable representation. She understands the complex dynamics at work in family cases and works diligently to guide clients through the often complicated and overwhelming domestic relations process. Ms. Harris represents clients in all areas of Family and Domestic Relations law, including divorce, custody, maintenance, visitation, child support, and paternity.

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Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2012

Education:

  • University of Illinois College of Law
    • J.D., Magna Cum Laude
    • Pro Bono Notation; Harno Scholar; Dean's List; University of Illinois Law Review (Notes Editor)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S., Psychology, Summa Cum Laude (English Minor)
    • Chancellor's Scholar; James Scholar; Bronze Tablet Inductee; Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Certified DuPage County Guardian ad Litem (Domestic Relations)
  • DuPage County Bar Association
    • General Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • General Member
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
    • General Member

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015, 2017
  • CALI Award Winner (Environmental Law and Interviewing, Counseling, & Fact Investigation Courses)
  • Paul Lisnek Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy Nominee, 2011
  • University of Illinois/American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition Semi-Finalist, 2010

Publications:

  • Megan McMillen, "I Need to Feel Your Touch: Allowing Newborns and Infants Contact Visitation with Jailed Parents," 2012 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1811.

Past Employment Positions:

  • Office of the Cook County Public Guardian, 2012-2013
    • Attorney/Fellow
  • University of Illinois Family Advocacy Clinic, 2012
    • Student Attorney
  • University of Illinois College of Law, 2012
    • Teaching Assistant
  • Dobbins, Fraker, Tenant, Joy & Perlstein, 2011-2012
    • Law Clerk

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1737 South Naperville Road, Suite 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
630-549-0960
Evening and weekend hours by appointment.

We serve clients throughout Kane County, Illinois including St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, Elgin, Algonquin, Aurora, Barrington Hills, Bartlett, Big Rock, Burlington, Campton Hills, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Elburn, Hampshire, Huntley, Kaneville, Maple Park, Sleepy Hollow, Wayne, West Dundee as well as throughout DuPage County.

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