BiographyMargaret is an associate at the firm’s Chicago office and concentrates her practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on family law and real estate litigation. Her practice includes divorce and child custody, domestic violence, products liability defense, general liability matters, medical malpractice defense, banking and commercial disputes, and class actions.
Prior to joining Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, Margaret worked at a Chicago family law firm where she represented clients in all stages of domestic relations proceedings on the circuit and appellate court level. During law school, she volunteered as a 711 licensed student-clinician with Loyola University’s Civitas Child Law Center. As a clinician, Margaret represented children in complex domestic disputes and abuse and neglect cases. In addition, she also volunteered in the legal department of a Chicago-based social services organization dedicated to providing legal services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual exploitation.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
Chicago, St. Louis, September 16, 2019
Seven Lateral Associates Join Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP welcomes seven lateral associates, including one in the firm's St. Louis office.