Law Offices Of Mark Schondorf

I am an experienced litigator and trial attorney. I utilize my skills to help protect my clients' rights in court, and negotiate settlements for their best interests. I help people through divorce, as well as business owners seeking legal help.

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Firm Overview

There are times when your life will unfortunately intersect with the legal system and your rights, finances, and freedom will be severely impacted by how the law is applied to you. One of the most important factors in protecting your legal rights is choosing the right counselor at law - your attorney.

Mark Schondorf is an experienced litigator and trial attorney. Mr. Schondorf brings his skills to help defend his clients rights in court, negotiate settlements for their best interests, and guidance to help them live their lives and run their businesses with peace of mind. Mark Schondorf practices divorce law, and helps his clients deal with divorce and dissolution, child custody disputes, property division, modification of divorce decrees, and pre-marital and post marital agreements.

Mark Schondorf also practices general civil litigation by helping business owners with commercial disputes, and provides guidance to business owners who have legal concerns such as entity formation or contract drafting, review, and negotiation.

The Law Offices of Mark Schondorf wants to be your first stop when you have a legal problem, whatever it may be. If Mark Schondorf cannot help you, he knows a competent attorney who can. Call Mark Schondorf for a free telephone or in-office consultation.
Main Office

Main Office
465 Central Ave
Suite 201
Northfield  IL  60093

Phone
  • (312) 685-2848
Fax
  • 312-895-4994
Business
The Law Offices of Mark Schondorf handles both business disputes and civil litigation, as well as giving business owners legal guidance with formation, contracts, dissolution, and sales.
The Law Offices of Mark Schondorf brings its experience with handling court and jury trials to help its clients protect their rights and interests in the arena of business formation and litigation. Further, Mark Schondorf brings his business experience to guide business owners with their legal concerns.

Civil Litigation includes any general dispute that is brought before a court a lawsuit where one party is suing or being sued and which may result in a trial before a jury or judge. These lawsuits typically arise in the commercial context and can include the following types of disputes:

Breach of a Contract or Agreement
Shareholder Disputes
Partnership Disputes
Fraud / Fraudulent Misrepresentation
Failure to Perform or Deliver
Property and/or Lease Disputes

Moreover, general legal concerns arise for most businesses, including formation, contract drafting and review, negotiation, dissolution, disputes, acquisitions, and sales.

If you have been sued or are involved in a business dispute that may go before a court and have questions about your rights and options, or if you own, or want to start or sell your business and need legal guidance, contact us today for a consultation.
Divorce
The Law Offices of Mark Schondorf practices all aspects of divorce, both contested trials and amicable dissolutions. Mark Schondorf also represents clients in pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and modifications to divorce judgment
The Law Offices of Mark Schondorf helps individuals with their marital rights. Mark Schondorf can help you protect yourself prior to entering a marriage using pre-nuptial agreements. Mark Schondorf can also you escape a marriage that has become irreparable and must be dissolved, help you protect you financial interests, and can help you obtain custody and visitation rights for your children. Mark Schondorf can also help you ensure that the marital and non-marital property and real estate are divided in a fair and equitable manner. Mark Schondorf can also help you modify child support, spousal maintenance (alimony), custody, and visitation.

Mark Schondorf can help you with the following:
* Pre-Nuptial Agreements
* Post-Nuptial Agreements
* Uncontested Divorces
* Contested Divorces
* Divorce Trials
* Custody Disputes And Custody Trials
* Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
* Child Support
* Children's Extracurricular Expenses
* Children's Health Care Expenses
* Children's Health Insurance Expenses
* Modifications To Child Support
* Property Division
* Marital And Non-Marital Business Valuation
* Marital And Non-Marital Real Estate Valuation
* Contribution To College Expenses
* Modifications To Maintenance
* Modifications Of Custody
* Modifications Of Visitation

If you have a question about your marital rights, contact us today for a consultation.

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Mark Schondorf

Mark Schondorf is a native of Los Angeles, California. Mark graduated from Georgetown University in 2002 with a degree in business administration, and a focus in finance. Mark attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, and scored top marks in Loyola's renowned trial advocacy curriculum. Mark graduated with his degree, a Juris Doctorate, in 2006 and passed the notorious California bar exam on his first attempt.

Immediately upon being sworn into the California State Bar, Mark opened his solo practice in Los Angeles, California. Mark specialized as a trial attorney, and tried real estate, employment, personal injury, and business cases in numerous court trials and jury trials. Further, Mark Schondorf sealed his place in California jurisprudence when his client's case, Profit Concepts Management v. Griffith, 76 Cal. Rptr. 3d 396 (Cal: Court of Appeals, 4th Appellate Dist., 3rd Div. 2008),became legal authority that has been subsequently positively cited by California courts.

Mark Schondorf relocated to Chicago, Illinois in late 2010 to raise a family. He opened a new practice where he continues to do legal work in California, and brings his experience as a trial attorney to handle contentious divorces and help business owners deal with litigation. Mark is married and has one daughter.
License
  • Bar Number: 6302947
    Illinois , 2010
  • Bar Number: 245030
    California , 2006
Education
  • Georgetown University
    B.S. - Business Administration (Finance) , 2002
  • Loyola Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 2006

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