Undoubtedly believing that clients who seek his legal assistance often need more than a skilled lawyer, Jason provides customized attention to his clients and is accessible. Jason represents clients in all aspects of divorce and family law, including but not limited to divorce and paternity proceedings involving child support, maintenance, property division, enforcement proceedings, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, orders of protection, DCFS appeals, adoptions, and guardianship of minors. Jason believes the practice of divorce and family law requires a practical, results-based approach, coupled with direct and candid honesty. In addition to direct representation of clients, Jason also serves as a mediator, facilitating a structured resolution process resulting in a thoughtfully crafted agreement.
Jason asks every client what matters to them most and attempts to reach clients’ goals with the least amount of emotional and financial strain. Having lived through three divorces as a child, he prides himself on allowing clients to set the tone for their divorce.
During graduate school, Jason was Co-Editor-in-Chief of Praxis, the student-run academic journal and a counselor to at-risk youth in Chicago. Having previously provided psychotherapeutic services to disadvantaged youth, Jason takes special interest in divorce and family law cases involving mental health challenges. Jason’s graduate research has been presented and published in national academic conferences and tier one academic journals..
During law school, Jason served as a judicial extern in the Circuit Court of Cook County – Domestic Relations Division as well as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in the Child Protection Division, advocating for the best interests of youth in foster care, and as a law clerk at two prestigious divorce and family law firms.
Beyond this, Jason is currently an American Bar Association Section of Family Law Fellow for the 2022-2024 program with participation in the Diversity Committee. Jason is also an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law and has served as a volunteer Child Representative in contested divorce proceedings with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.
The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 – 2023
One Business Chicago Hall of Fame Inductee – 2023
Loyola University Chicago Young Alumni of the Year Nominee – 2022
B.A., Loyola University Chicago
M.S.W., Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work
J.D., University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
American Bar Association , Section of Family Law Fellow
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts – Illinois Chapter
Black Men Lawyers’ Association, Associate Board Member
Chicago Advocate Legal, NFP, Vice President, Board of Directors
Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Association Law Student Career Immersion Mentor and @theBarBlog Steering Committee
Cook County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
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