Laura I. Baldwin received her law degree with a certificate in family law from DePaul University College of Law, where she also served as Associate Citation Editor on the Journal for Social Justice. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Laura focused her law school career on family law, participating in DePaul College of Law’s Family Law Clinic and externing for the Honorable Judge Panter in the Circuit Court of Cook County. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Laura was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, which is a distinction earned by fewer than 2.5% of attorneys licensed to practice law in Illinois. In 2017, Laura was named an Emerging Lawyer by Leadings Lawyers, a distinction recognizing top lawyers and earned by fewer than 2% of lawyers licensed in Illinois.

Laura is committed to offering clients compassion and determining the individual needs of each specific client in order to best formulate a strategy. Laura is an experienced litigator and also trained mediator, having been involved in contested cases and trials, and having resolved many cases collaboratively and cooperatively in order to settle matters cost-effectively.

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  • Northwestern University, Chicago
  • Divorce Mediation Training, 2017
  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor, conferred December, 2010
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, conferred May, 2006
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016, 2017, and 2018
  • Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyer 2017
  • AVVO, Client’s Choice Award, 2016
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2011 – Present
  • DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, 2011- Present
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2012- 2016

Chicago Legal Clinic Auxiliary Board, President, 2016 – Present

85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation