Over 30 years as a litigation attorney in Civil and Family Law. Extensive experience in
counseling, contract negotiation, and conflict resolution. Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills. Possess outstanding organizational and planning skills combined with
exceptional client service and compassion. Superior performance in all
capacities during my entire professional career.
Managing Office Staff
Billing & Collections
Bar Admission: State of Illinois, November, 1986
Law Office of Monique R. McIntoshChicago and Waukegan, ILAttorney at Law
Primary concentration in the field of Family Law, Domestic Disputes and Real Estate Closings.
Duties included counseling, negotiation, litigation and representing clients in all aspects of Real Estate Closings.
Mathew Kaplan and AssociatesLibertyville, ILAttorney at Law
Primary concentration was in the field of Family Law.
Represented clients who were dissolving their marriages and handled all related Family Law issues.
Office of the Lake County State's AttorneyWaukegan, ILAttorney at Law
Represented the Regional Superintendent of Schools, the Economic Development Commission, the Finance Department, the Health Department, the Department of Risk Management, the County Clerk's Office and the Treasurer's Office.
Duties included litigation in Circuit Court as well as in Appellate Court, Administrative Hearings, client counseling, contract negotiation, drafting and amending Lake County Ordinances.
Handled Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Property Tax, Child Support Enforcement and Involuntary Mental Commitment cases.
Kaplan, Sorosky and Anderson LtdChicago, IL.Attorney at Law
Responsibilities included trial preparation and litigation of Worker's Compensation Claims.
Participated in the investigation, drafting of pleadings and pretrial conferences.
Benjamin and ShapiroChicago, IL.Attorney at Law
Duties included full responsibility over litigation of personal injury cases.
Responsible for all stages of litigation; including drafting pleading, presentation of motions, preparing and answering discovery and conducting trials.
Education and Training
Pepperdine University School of LawMalibu, CA.J.D
Bradley UniversityPeoria, IL.Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice
Activities and Honors
Staben House - Past Chairperson (Homeless Shelter for Women and Children)
Lake County Thurgood Marshall Society - Served as Treasurer
Illinois State Bar
Lake County Association against Sexual Abuse - Former Board Member
The Jefferson Inn - Former Member
NAACP - Former Board Member and Treasurer
Kids Korner - Former Board Member (Court Facility for children)
My Sister's Keeper (Board Member-Outreach for Women)
Marriage On The Rock (Focus on Marriage and Family Enrichment)