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Emily A. Hansen

Will County divorce attorney
10.0Emily Ann Hansen

Ms. Hansen represents individuals in all aspects of family law, including divorce, distribution of assets, parentage actions, child custody and visitation disputes, child support, spousal maintenance, civil unions, valuations of business interests, post-decree issues, and other matrimonial and family-related matters and proceedings in DuPage, Cook, Kane, and Will Counties.

Ms. Hansen joined Botti Marinaccio, LTD. in May 2015, after working as an Associate Attorney for another prestigious family law firm for two years.

She is recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2015-2017, a highly renowned distinction relating to her excellent work in family law. Only 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois that have been in practice for 10 years or less are named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, which was published in Chicago Magazine. Ms. Hansen was also selected as an Emerging Lawyer in 2017; less than 5% of all lawyers licensed in the State of Illinois have received this distinction.

As a member of the West Suburban Bar Association, Ms. Hansen is currently the Incoming President for the 2018-2019 term. She served previously as a representative from the West Suburban Bar Association for the Suburban Bar Coalition's Cook County Judicial Evaluations.

Ms. Hansen is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. She was appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association's Standing Committee on Women and the Law and the Bench & Bar Section Council, and she has been published in their respective newsletters.

Ms. Hansen graduated cum laude from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History, with double minors in Political Science and Paralegal Studies. Upon obtaining her degree, Ms. Hansen graduated from The John Marshall Law School in December 2012. While in law school, she competed in the National Veterans Law Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C. She was the Lead Production Editor for John Marshall's Journal for Computer & Information and Law, and she was published in the Journal in 2012. She is the recipient of the George Trubow Award for Scholarly Writing. Ms. Hansen is a four-time CALI Award Winner in the areas of Family Law, Payment Systems, Products Liability, and Federal Income Taxation.

Ms. Hansen was a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Ronald F. Bartkowicz in the Law Division for the Cook County Circuit Court, writing opinions and bench memoranda. Further, Ms. Hansen gained valuable courtroom experience and sharpened her litigation skills while she was a 711 Intern at the Will County State's Attorney's Office. She successfully tried several bench trials and one jury trial, resulting in guilty verdicts.


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, 2012, J.D., Dean's List; Dean's Scholarship
  • Illinois State University, 2009, B.A., cum laude, History, Minor: Political Science, Paralegal Studies


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2015-2017
  • Emerging Lawyer, 2017
  • Avvo, Top Attorney
  • Nominated Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyer of the Year - Downstate, 2015
  • CALI Award Winner, Products Liability, Spring 2012
  • CALI Award Winner, Payment Systems, Spring 2012
  • CALI Award Winner, Federal Income Taxation, Fall 2012
  • George B. Trubow Award for Scholarly Writing, Spring 2012
  • CALI Award Winner, Family Law, Fall 2010


  • To Disgorge or not to Disgorge: That is the Question, published in the Illinois State Bar Association’s Bench & Bar Section Council’s Newsletter, September 2017
  • Refining Misconduct: Discrimination and Harassment within the Illinois Model of Rules of Professional Conduct, published in the Catalyst, an Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, October 2016
  • Minding the Gap: International Women’s Day, published in the Catalyst, an Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, March 2016
  • Splitting the Bill: Illinois’ Proposed Legislation on Income Shares, published in the Catalyst, an Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, October 2015
  • Women of the 18th Floor: Cook County Probate Division, published in the Catalyst, an Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, February 2015
  • Illinois' Modern Family: House Bill 1243, published in the Catalyst, an Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter, December 2014
  • Carry That Weight: Victim Privacy Within the Military Sexual Assault Reporting Methods, published in the John Marshall School of Law's Journal for Computer & Information and Law, Summer 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • West Suburban Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
Super Lawyers NAFLA Top One Percent AVVO Best 10 2016 Leading Lawyers American bar Association DuPage County bar Association Justinian Society Chicago Bar Association Kane County Bar Association West Suburban Bar Association Illinois State Bar Association International Academy of Family Lawyers American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Lexis Nexis Rating
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