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Divorce Lawyer in Chicago Marie Fahnert
Divorce Attorney
Fahnert LLC
25 E. Washington St., Ste 1237
Chicago, IL 60602

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Our law firm focuses on helping fair-minded individuals reach fair outcomes in their divorce or child-custody case.

Marie Fahnert Avvo 10I founded Fahnert, LLC, after working as a divorce lawyer at a public-interest legal clinic in Chicago. I realized that the private sector needed the same smart and caring lawyers who worked in the public interest sector. Thus, I founded Fahnert LLC with the client-focused philosophy of doing good, putting clients first, and resolving issues as efficiently as possible.

Caring, listening, and working hard is an important part of reaching a fair outcome in a case. Clients often have a good sense of what they want, how to achieve it, and what is fair. Their opinions are very important.


Before attending Northwestern School of Law, I worked as a computer programmer (Java), an English teacher in rural China (2 years), and a berry picker (!).


Marie’s achievements include:


We believe the most important quality in a family law attorney is integrity. A reputation for integrity will make judges and the opposing party respect your position and listen to your arguments. The best way to gain a reputation for integrity is by being honest, intelligent and hard-working.

Thus, in the courtroom—as well as outside of it—you will see us:

Our ethics and hard work help you reach better results by winning:


Client reviews

“Marie is a great listener with a very metered approach. She answered all my questions with patience and respect… She seems to be in the profession to help people. Bravo.” —Happy Client

“There is no glitz or attitude or pretense… Two particular areas of her practice deserve praise. She shines in her research, writing and preparation… I always had access to every document related to my case. Do not be dissuaded by the fact that she is a younger attorney. She has honed her courtroom presence… While her hourly rates are not cheap, I still felt her services were a true value. I couldn’t be more pleased with the partnership we created and the results of our efforts. I highly recommend her.” —Another Happy Client

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