Jane M. Brennan
Jane Brennan graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. With a scholarship, Ms. Brennan attended Emory University Law School and graduated with her Juris Doctorate degree in 1985. Ms. Brennan was sworn in to the Illinois Bar in November of 1985.
Prior to becoming a family lawyer, Ms. Brennan was a prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, a special prosecutor for the DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office, and a Staff Attorney with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.
While with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Ms. Brennan appeared and argued before the Illinois Supreme Court. She has prosecuted the full range of misdemeanor criminal cases along with domestic violence cases. At the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, Ms. Brennan was in charge of the Child Abuse and Neglect Unit.
Ms. Brennan has brought her experience and expertise to the area of family law. Her background has allowed her to successfully conduct many hearings and trials, as well as to gain a great understanding of the many issues involved in family law cases. Ms. Brennan is also a trained Guardian ad Litem and continues to focus her continuing education on issues involving children and families.
Emory University School of Law, 1985
Emory University, 1982
B.A. Political Science
Administer Justice Volunteer Attorney, 2013
Prairie State Legal Services Volunteer Attorney, 2013
Dekalb County State’s Attorney’s Office Special Prosecutor, 2003-2004
Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office Assistant, 1998-1999
Illinois State Appellate Prosecutor’s Office Contract Attorney, 1989-1990
Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Staff Attorney, 1989-1990
Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Assistant, 1986-1988