Theresa Lechner

Family Law

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Focusing her practice on family law, Theresa M. Lechner keeps in mind the physical, emotional and financial needs of her clients and affected children. While managing cases from beginning to completion, she maintains daily client contact and appears regularly in court.

Prior to joining DSWK, Theresa was an associate attorney at another family law firm in Chicago. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin and her Master of Laws from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

While attending the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Theresa served as an extern with the Honorable Angela Bartell of the Dane County Circuit Court. She was also an extern at both the Family Court Assistance Project Restraining Order Clinic and the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Civil Litigation Unit.


B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2003
J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School, 2007
LL.M., IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2010 

Memberships and Honors

Illinois State Bar Association
American Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin


Dean S. Dussias | A. Thomas Skallas | Steven G. Wittenberg | Michael F. Koenigsberger

Judd Fineberg | Alexa Goutos | Christine Harney | Daniel Kessler | Theresa LechnerJames Litzow | Marvin Mendez  Kathleen Opal | Michael Wittenberg | David Zwaska