Mervate Mohammad, Esq.

Principal Attorney

Attorney Mervate Mohammad graduated as a Cume Laude and Honors student from Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelors Degree in History and Political Science and a double minor in Islamic World Studies and International Studies. Mervate earned her Juris Doctorate Degree at the John Marshall Law School, is licensed to practice in Illinois and has earned her Federal General Bar admission to the Northern District of Illinois Supreme Court.

Mervate has the experience and passion for the law to handle your legal needs. She has worked as a licensed attorney and clerk serving various law firms concentrating on Family and Corporate Law.

Mervate is bilingual, being fluent in Arabic including reading and writing the Arabic language. Mervate handles all stages of family law matters including divorce, legal separation, orders of protection, and parentage cases. Mervate is further trained to mediate cases involving divorce, custody, child support and family related issues. Mervate has an outstanding reputation for working and listening to her clients’ needs and putting her clients first. She aggressively advocates for her clients and puts their needs and goals as the priority in all settlements, negotiations and litigation in and outside the courtroom.

Mervate is very active in the local community and is always looking to give back through various community service projects and being involved in a number of non profit organizations. Mervate is a member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Arab American Bar Association, Muslim Bar Association and Illinois Bar Association.

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Stephanie Gilbert

Stephanie Gilbert, Esq.

Senior Associate Attorney

Stephanie Gilbert has always wanted to work as a lawyer helping out her community. Stephanie has worked towards this goal long before law school by serving as the Membership and Public Relations executive in the University of Illinois Pre-Law Club. Stephanie went on to graduate from the University of Illinois in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, giving her a unique ability to empathize with her clients with the goal of minimizing the trauma of divorce and child custody proceedings. Stephanie went on to earn her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2016.

Before joining Kiswani Law, Stephanie worked as a law clerk for various private law firms and the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, focusing on family law and commercial litigation, throughout her undergraduate and law school studies.

Stephanie is a member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Phi Alpha Delta: Story Chapter.

After graduating from DePaul University College of Law, Stephanie took the Illinois bar exam and was sworn in to practice law in the State of Illinois in November 2016.  Stephanie then took the Indiana bar exam and was sworn in to practice law in the State of Indiana in May of 2017. Stephanie has been helping families through the tough processes of divorce and child custody in both states since being sworn in. Stephanie is fully equipped to handle all of your family law needs. Contact Stephanie for a free consult on your Illinois or Indiana case today at (708)210-9247.