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Clare McMahon


Clare McMahon appreciates how daunting it is to realize that you need help with your family. Clare works as a partner with her clients so that each one understands the options available and the risks and rewards in various resolutions. Her goal is to create feelings of security and empowerment as her clients navigate changes that improve their family life. In so doing, she draws upon her experience and expertise to guide families toward long-term solutions and lasting peace.

Clare is experienced in all types of child-related issues and in the financial issues of married and unmarried families. Not only is Clare licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, she is a certified mediator, a parenting coordinator, is approved as a Financial and Custody Divorce Mediator in Cook County and is regularly appointed as a Guardian ad Litem or Child’s Representative in the Domestic Relations Division of Cook County, Illinois.

Clare was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington with a degree in philosophy. Clare earned her Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law, in Chicago, IL in 2009. Clare was admitted to the Illinois Bar in October of 2009 and is admitted to the Bankruptcy Bar of the U.S. Northern District of Illinois. Clare was also admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 2016.

Affiliations: Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association, CBA Record Editorial Board, DuPage County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: All areas of family law.

Licenses: Illinois and Wisconsin.

Publications: CBA Record: Emergency Orders of Protection: A Primer; Career Development Through Volunteerism: Getting Back by Giving Back; Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform for the Rest of Us.

Speaking Engagements: Vashe.com Radio Show Divorce question and answer session 2013; Prenuptial Agreements 2013; Custody and HFS Arrearages 2013; Law Day Live: Divorce 2013; Guest Speaker on Domestic Relations Call-In Show: Parentage and Divorce 2013; Dynamite Divorce and other matters (DDOM) Episode 38 2022.

E-mail: Provided upon request. See our Contact Us page.

  • Multi-Language Law Firm

    Reed, Centracchio & Associates provides professional services in Illinois for individuals located in the United States, the European Union, and Canada. Correspondence is welcome in English, French, Spanish, and Italian.

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    The firm believes strongly in an attorney-client team approach and takes pride in working to resolve matters amicably where possible and through aggressive trial work when necessary.

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    Our firm concentrates on full preparedness of your case to put you in the strongest legal position for negotiation, mediation, or trial - we earn our reputation for being aggressive, prepared, and proactive.



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