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Sharon R. Mulyk

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Bio

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 to 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 Bar Foundation, Past President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and Past President of the DuPage Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers. Sharon is a former member of the Illinois State Bar Association's Family Law Section Council and currently a member of the Assembly.

Practice Areas

Family Law
Collections
Real Estate

Contact

EMAIL

Education

The John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctor, 2000

ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1999


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

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE
2007 – 2012
Adjunct professor of Introduction to Paralegal Studies
Adjunct professor of Family Law
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
DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation Pro Bono Attorney Service Award
2011, 2012

Avvo Superb Rated Attorney
2014, 2015, 2016

Emerging Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network
2015, 2016

10 Best, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2015, 2016

Rising Star, Super Lawyers
2008, 2015, 2016

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating
2014, 2015, 2016

Super Lawyers Excellence in Practice
2015, 2016
American Bar Foundation
Fellow, 2012 – present

Illinois State Bar Association
Family Law Section Council, 2013 – 2015
Assembly, 2013 – Present

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

DuPage County Bar Foundation
President, 2013 – 2014

DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers
President, 2007 – 2008

DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
President, 2010 – 2011

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