A MODERN LAW FIRM FOR A DIVERSE WORLD

THE MEHTA LAW GROUP

The Mehta Law Group is one of Chicago’s premier law firms. Our team of lawyers and staff are here to serve you and to help build a better future for yourself and your family. We represent individuals, families, and children in every aspect of the legal process from beginning to end. Our attorneys bring with them over 30 years of combined experience, we are professional, and treat every individual with the respect they deserve. We are hardworking and don’t back down, our goals is always to advocate for our clients, to ensure a positive end result. Whether you are contemplating filing a lawsuit, or whether you have had a lawsuit filed against you, our team can provide superior representation with the goal toward obtaining the best possible outcome.

OUR PRACTICES

  • Paternity
  • Post-Divorce/ Parentage Enforcement
  • Property Valuation and Distribution
  • Removal
  • Pension and Retirement Divisions (QILDRO and QDRO)
  • Family Law
  • Same Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships, Civil Unions
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Real Estate Closings
  • Building Court Violations

THE FIRM / ABOUT US

The Mehta Law Group is one of Chicago’s premier law firms. Our team of lawyers and staff are here to serve you and to help build a better future for yourself and your family. We represent individuals, families, and children in every aspect of the legal process from beginning to end. Our attorneys bring with them over 30 years of combined experience, we are professional, and treat every individual with the respect they deserve. We are hardworking and don’t back down, our goals is always to advocate for our clients, to ensure a positive end result. Whether you are contemplating filing a lawsuit, or whether you have had a lawsuit filed against you, our team can provide superior representation with the goal toward obtaining the best possible outcome.

The Mehta Law Group’s mission is to ensure that your case takes priority. It is our belief that every case deserves the utmost care, regardless of the issues presented. We have successfully served our clients throughout the years and will do so in the future by giving our clients virtually unlimited access to our team. Our motto is simple “client’s first”. We handle case’s throughout Cook, DuPage, Lake, and Will Counties.

LOCATIONS

Loop:
121 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1404
Chicago, IL. 60601
(P) 312-374-4559 | (F) 312-212-5921

DuPage:
4320 Winfield Road, Suite 200
Warrenville, IL 60555

Southside:
10540 S. Western Avenue, Suite 402
Chicago, IL 60643

North Suburbs:
5250 Old Orchard Road, Suite 300
Skokie, IL. 60077

OUR TEAM

Sean Chaudhuri, Esq.
Principal

Sean Chaudhuri was admitted to practice law in 2001. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and went to law school in Michigan. He primarily practices in the areas of Family Law, Contested Divorces and Custody Cases, Parentage Cases, Foreclosure Defense, Building Court Cases, Eviction Cases, and Real Estate Litigation. He aggressively litigates cases with passion for his clients, and has built a strong reputation in doing so. Mr. Chaudhuri is a past or present member of the following organizations: The Chicago Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association-Judicial Evaluation Committee, The Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program, Apna Ghar Pro Bono Clinic, The Indo-American Democratic Organization, Illinois State Bar Association, The Asian American Bar Association, The Indian American Bar Association, The American Bar Association.  Bar Admissions: Illinois 2001 U.S. District Court: Northern District of Illinois 2004

Angela Hwang, Esq.
Managing Attorney

Angela Hwang is a skilled attorney with over 10 years of extensive litigation experience, which enables her to assist clients through some of the most challenging and important issues in their lives. She represents clients in all aspects of marital dissolution cases, including matters involving complex financial issues, non-marital asset protection, spousal support, child custody and visitation (now known as allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time), removal and support. In addition to divorce cases, Angela has broad experience in other family law matters involving establishment of parentage, high-conflict custody disputes, complex custody and parenting matters, and disputes involving child support. Angela also represents clients in residential real estate transactions, providing assistance through all stages of a residential real property sale or purchase.

Hannah Aztlan, Esq.
Associate Attorney

Born and raised in the City of Chicago, Hannah Aztlan was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2018. Hannah received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015 and her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in 2018.

During her time at The John Marshall Law School, Hannah assisted The John Marshall Law School Family Law and Domestic Violence Clinic in representing domestic violence survivors in a broad range of matters including but not limited to: Dissolution of Marriage, Child Support, Orders of Protection, and Allocation of Parental Responsibilities. Hannah also acted as a 711 Licensed Student for the Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, Domestic Relations Division, which offers representation to the children involved in contentious divorce and custody proceedings.

Hannah is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Illinois Bar Association

Michelle Milstein, Esq.
Associate Attorney

Originally from the Chicago land area, Michelle Milstein was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2017. She earned her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School. Prior to attending law school, she received a Paralegal Certificate in 2013 and worked as a paralegal for three (3) years after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in 2012. As an associate attorney, Ms. Millstein previously worked with a retired Cook County Domestic Relations Judge, representing clients in numerous family law cases involving financial and child related issues.

Ms. Milstein is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and board member of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.

Peter L. Berk, Esq.
Of Counsel

Peter L Berk joined the Bar of the State of Illinois and the United States District Court in 2001, and immediately began serving the needs of financially distressed businesses and consumers in the Chicagoland area.

The foundation for Mr. Berk’s practice was formed at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. As staff editor of the Loyola Consumer Law Journal, Mr. Berk demonstrated a strong interest in consumer rights and affairs. Also at Loyola, Mr. Berk was recognized for excellence in legal writing.

In 2001, Mr. Berk began his legal career as an associate with the Chicago law firm of Morgan & Bley, Ltd, where he practiced in the areas of bankruptcy, civil rights, and complex litigation. At Morgan & Bley, Mr. Berk worked to reorganize small businesses in Chapter 11, obtained bankruptcy relief for many consumers, represented individual police officers in a well-publicized lawsuit against a municipality in the Chicagoland area, prosecuted and defended defamation actions, and engaged in other general litigation matters.

In 2003, Mr. Berk transitioned to the law firm of Evans, Loewenstein, Shimanovksy & Moscardini, Ltd as an associate attorney. At Evans, Mr. Berk continued his representation of consumers and businesses in bankruptcy proceedings. In addition, he served as a staff attorney with Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc., now known as Legalshield, Inc. ELSM is the provider firm for all of the 50,000+ Legalshield members located in the State of Illinois. Mr. Berk has been recognized by Legalshield for providing outstanding service to its members. At ELSM, Mr. Berk expanded his practice to include real estate. Today, Mr. Berk continues his relationship with ELSM as Of Counsel.

Mr. Berk opened the Law Office of Peter L. Berk in August of 2006. On June 1, 2015, Mr. Berk merged his practice with Douglas Rivera and Kathleen O’Keefe-Rivera to form O’Keefe, Rivera & Berk, LLC. With O’Keefe, Rivera & Berk, LLC, Mr. Berk has continued his philosophy of providing nothing but the best possible client service.

Mr. Berk’s current practice focuses on bankruptcy, real estate, and civil litigation. With respect to bankruptcy law, Mr. Berk has a wealth of experience. He has successfully obtained discharge of millions of dollars of consumer and business debt for his clients. Mr. Berk has also successfully litigated bankruptcy matters for both Debtors and creditors, including trial work. Mr. Berk’s real estate experience has included a wide array of successful transactions, from multi-unit apartment buildings, to auto repair shops, to single family homes, to condominiums. Mr. Berk specializes in closing short sale transactions.

Mr. Berk is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy Panel.

Ivy Becker
Lead Legal Assistant

Ivy Becker is a senior at Carthage College, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Political Science and Pre-Law Criminal Justice with a concentration in Public & Judicial Law, and a minor in Spanish.

Ivy is a Certified Paralegal, handling all electronic and in court filings at the office as well as assisting with discovery, subpoenas, financial affidavits, and pleadings. She assists attorneys with day to day operations and communicates with clients about the status of their cases.

Ivy is the Parliamentarian for her sorority Pi Theta, Secretary of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honors fraternity, and is an active member of Phi Alpha Delta, the national law fraternity, and Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honors fraternity. Additionally, Ivy has taken the time during her undergraduate studies to volunteer and assist communities through various Study Abroad Programs in Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.

Ivy will be attending law school upon graduation in the Chicagoland area.

Evan Kirk
Legal Assistant

Evan graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. His duties at the law farm include keeping cases organized by establishing and maintaining important documents in a fling system. Evan also supports attorneys with any day to day operations.

Natalie Roytman
Legal Assistant

Natalie, a native Chicagoan, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with a minor in International Studies from the University of Iowa in 2015. She then received her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in December 2018.

During her time at The John Marshall Law School, Natalie assisted The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Clinic in representing clients with housing discrimination issues. In addition, Natalie worked as a law clerk for firms practicing family law, real estate law, estates and trusts law, and personal injury law. Natalie currently assists the attorneys at MLG Law Group with pleadings, filings, and discovery. She looks forward to advancing in her career and becoming a family law attorney.

Christina Aguilar
Legal Assistant

Cristina Aguilar is a recent graduate from Loyola University Chicago. She graduated with a Bachelors degree, double majoring in Sociology and Global & International Studies with a pre-law concentration, with minors in Asian Studies and Women and Gender Studies. Additionally, she is currently enrolled in Boston University’s Paralegal Certification Program.

Cristina recently joined the firm as a legal assistant. She aids in handling electronic filings and performing court errands. Also, she assists attorneys with day-to-day operations and communicates with clients about the status of their cases. Because of her fluency in Spanish, she has become a primary contact for our Spanish-speaking clients.

Aside from family law, Cristina has gained experience in immigration law while working at Cipolla Law Group as a paralegal. Cristina is also currently working as a digital court reporter for Veritext Legal Solutions.

Cristina has hopes of attending law school in the near future, after she gains more legal experience.

CLIENT REVIEWS

Family Law Attorney
“Our first visit was very professional, friendly, understanding and very informative. We are very fortunate to have Sean as our attorney. Also, Nancy has been nothing but helpful. Leaving his office relieved a lot of stress and put us as ease. Just made us feel like there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you Sean and Nancy.”
Martiniano V.

Divorce Attorney
“I hired Mr. Chaudhuri to finish up a divorce that was neglected by my first attorney. Mr. Chaudhuri responds to my questions and follows up with me regarding my case, explaining what is expected to happen and a plan of action. So far, he is very concise, thorough and well versed and is interested in what is best for his client’s future needs.”
Cathy K.

Real Estate Attorney
“I was very happy with the quick response and the thorough explanation of the lawyer’s process since I am a first time home buyer.”
Earline S.

Legal Document Preparation
“Love the job Mehta law group did with my case the price was what I was looking for already told someone about them”
Terry b.

Need Divorce Attorney
“My first visit was timely, informative, friendly, & professional. Looking forward to working with them. Attorney Sean was great”
Pamela B.

Need a Divorce Attorney
“Dear Angela, Nancy & Sean (The Mehta Law Group).
Many thanks for your help & support. A divorce process is not easy -actually is desolate-. I appreciate the empathy & understanding.”
Jorge A.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

We know the stress of litigation. Please, do not wait another day. Contact our group of attorneys today to help you with this burden. We are here to help you through this process. You do not have to face this alone. Call us today.

 

312-374-4559

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