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Megan Raymond

Megan RaymondMegan is a long time resident of DuPage County, having graduated from St. Francis High School, in Wheaton, Illinois. She attended the University of Arizona, where she majored in Political Science. During her undergraduate studies, she received honors such as the Academic Award of Distinction and initiation into Pi Sigma Alpha, a political science honorary.  Megan was also selected for a legislative internship with U.S. Senator Jon Kyl.  Additionally, she was active in College Republicans and the Catholic Newman Center Club.

At Michigan State University College of Law, Megan made the Dean’s List.   As a student clinician for the Housing Law Clinic, she represented low income clients with complex landlord-tenant and foreclosure issues.  She was a research assistant for Professor Brian Gilmore, head of the Housing Law Clinic. While at law school, she also participated in clubs such as the Christian Law Society and the Federalist Society.  Lastly, during an internship with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, she worked in the DUI courtroom, representing the State of Illinois pursuant to IL Sup. Ct. Rule 711.

Megan’s focus is on real estate law and estate planning.   As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association, she is an active member of the legal community.  Her husband, Brandon, is also an attorney. They are active members of St. Michael’s Parish in Wheaton and volunteer for non-profit organizations such as the ALS Association (Chicago Chapter). Megan is also fluent in American Sign Language.

Professional Associations/Memberships:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • ATG member
  • 2015 Guardian ad Litem Certification for Family Law and Probate

Community Involvement:

  • Michigan State University College of Law Housing Law Clinic (2011-2013)
  • ALS Association, Chicago Chapter (current)
  • St. Michael’s Church (current)
  • Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind (2007-08)
  • New Beginnings Women’s and Children’s Shelter (2006)
  • DuPage County People’s Resource Center (2006)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association (2004-07)
  • Central DuPage Hospital (2002)

Honors:

  • Law School:
    • Dean’s List (Spring 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2010)
  • Undergraduate:
    • Academic Distinction Award (2007)
    • Admission into Pi Sigma Alpha, political science honorary (2006)

Activities:

  • Law School:
    • Michigan State University College of Law Housing Law Clinic (2011-2013)
    • Research Assistant for Professor Brian Gilmore (2012-2013)
    • Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office internship (2012)
    • Federalist Society (2010-2013)
    • Christian Law Society (2010-2013)
  • Undergraduate
    • Gamma Phi Beta (2004-07)
    • Pi Sigma Alpha (2006-08)
    • College Republicans (2004-08)
    • Catholic Newman Center Club (2007-2008)

Publications: “Fair Housing Testing,” Briefs, Ingham County Bar Journal, March 2012.

Languages: Fluent in American Sign Language

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