Josette C. Allen

Josette C. Allen

Associate Attorney at Momkus LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Illinois
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Summary

Josette Allen obtained her bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in 1989 and her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) in 1992.

Ms. Allen concentrates her law practice in the area of family law. She has extensive experience in the area of family law which includes pretrial discovery, motion practice, contested hearings, and trials. She can handle complex family law litigation involving children and/or finances, whether it is pre or post-Judgment. Prior to joining Momkus LLC, Ms. Allen owned and operated her own law practice.

Ms. Allen’s legal experience is diverse and widespread as it relates to representing children in the legal system. She is a court appointed guardian ad litem in DuPage County on behalf of children of divorce. As a former hearing officer for the Illinois State Board of Education, she handled special education matters involving children with disabilities. As a former public defender, she represented parents and children in the juvenile system involving abuse, neglect, and delinquency.

Ms. Allen is also a family law mediator and has been trained in the area of dispute resolution pertaining to mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law.

Her interests include spending time with family and friends, boxing and yoga.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Additional Practice Area
  • School Law (Special Education)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Due Process Hearing Officer
Illinois State Board of Education
Current
Law Offices of William J. Stogsdill
Current
DuPage County Public Defender
Current
Landau, Omahana and Kopka
Current
Moss and Hillison
Current
Education
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
J.D. | Law
Northwestern University
B.A. | Economics
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar # 6209435
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
Associationof Family and Conciliation Courts
Member
Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Momkus LLC
Blog
Momkus LLC
Social Media
Contact & Map
Momkus LLC
1001 Warrenville Road
Suite 500
Lisle, IL 60532
USA
Telephone: (630) 434-0400