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Sharon R. Mulyk

Sharon is a graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in 2000. Sharon’s practice is concentrated in family law, including prenuptial agreements, divorce, post decree matters, allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, paternity and adoptions. She is also a certified Guardian ad Litem in family law and probate matters. In addition, Sharon handles pre and post judgment collection cases. Sharon has prepared and argued appeals before the State of Illinois Appellate Court concerning custody, maintenance awards and attorney’s fees.

Sharon is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, where she served as the President from 2012-2013. She has also served, by appointment, as the DCBA Associate Counsel, Chairman of the Family Law Committee Chairman for the Membership Committee, Judiciary Committee, Planning Committee, CLE Committee and has volunteered her time to act as a Judicial Intervention Leader. She is the Past President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and Past President of the DuPage Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers. Sharon is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association's Assembly and the Family Law Section Council.

Sharon is also licensed to practice in Wisconsin.


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Education

THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL, January 2000
Chicago, Illinois

  • Juris Doctor

ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, December 1996
Normal, Illinois

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois Supreme Court, 2000
  • United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois, 2000
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2005
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 2014

Legal Experience

MULYK LAHO LAW, LLC, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, February 2012 - Present
Partner

KNOBBE, LAHO & MACK, LLC, Westmont, Illinois, August 2009 - February 2012
Partner

FORTUNATO, KNOBBE, DAVENPORT & ARNOLD, LTD., Westmont, Ilinois, July 2007 - August 2009
Partner

FORTUNATO, FARRELL, DAVENPORT & ARNOLD, LTD., Westmont, Ilinois, December 1999 – June 2007
Attorney

HUNT, KAISER, BUSH & ARANDA, LTD., Bensenville, Illinois, May 1996 – December 1999
Law Clerk/Paralegal

Teaching

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE, 2007 - 2012

  • Adjunct professor of Introduction to Paralegal Studies
  • Adjunct professor of Family Law

Professional Presentations

Illinois Paralegal Association, November 5, 2008

  • Mapping the Path to Paralegal Advancement

DuPage County Bar Association

  • June 12, 2009: What is Online Social Networking & How Can You Avoid Ethical Pitfalls of Online Social Networking
  • February 13, 2010: So You Want to Start Your Own Law Firm
  • January 22, 2011: University Blues Allocation of College Expenses

Honors and Awards

  • DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation Pro Bono Attorney Service Award, 2011-2012
  • Avvo Superb Rated Attorney
  • Emerging Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, 2015, 2016
  • 10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2008, 2015, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Excellence in Practice, 2015, 2016

Affiliations

American Bar Foundation

  • Fellow

Illinois State Bar Association

  • Family Law Section Council, 2013 - present
  • Assembly, 2013 - present

DuPage County Bar Association

  • Past President
  • President, 2012-2013
  • Judicial Committee on Pro Se Litigants, 2009-2010
  • Family Law Committee Chair, 2007-2008
  • Judiciary Committee
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2006-2008
  • Rules Revision Committee, 2006-2008
  • Membership Committee Chair, 2006-2007
  • Associate Counsel, 2004-2005
  • Planning Committee
  • Judicial Intervention Leader, 2001-2002

DuPage County Bar Foundation

  • Past President
  • President, 2013-2014

DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers

  • Past President
  • President, 2007-2008

DuPage Association of Women Lawyers

  • Past President
  • President, 2010-2011

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