Issues of divorce and child allocation are often the most stressful and frustrating points in life. Madeleine understands that these impacts affect all aspects of day-to-day life, and her abilities to provide creative solutions and mindful communication make her a zealous and compassionate advocate. She focuses on ensuring that her client’s interests are heard, represented, and protected throughout the legal process. In addition to providing bilingual legal services in English and Spanish, she provides her clients with a straightforward understanding of the law which allows them to be fully present every step of the way.
Madeleine earned her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in 2018, where she placed special attention to her studies on restorative justice, trial advocacy, and equitable access to legal services. During her time at John Marshall, she worked for Illinois Legal Aid Online drafting pro se guides in both English and Spanish, clerked for another prominent family law firm in Chicago, and served as the president of John Marshall’s Decalogue Society chapter. Her extensive experience working with Spanish-speaking parties from a variety of backgrounds fuels her passion for providing high-quality and accessible legal services for the Latine community and beyond.
Madeleine earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with minors in Spanish language and Global Asian studies from DePaul University. During her undergraduate studies, she lived in Madrid, Spain, where she studied Spanish language at Complutense de Madrid and worked for the bilingual tourism magazine “Welcome to Madrid” as a columnist and in-house translator. Madeleine spent her summers during high school and undergraduate studies as a summer camp counselor and preschool teacher, where she discovered her passion for advocating for children in family law matters.
Madeleine is an avid swimmer, comic book enthusiast, and amateur photographer.