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Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law

Faculty and Staff

Joseph T. Monahan

Title/s: Partner and Co-founder, Monahan Law Group, LLC

Specialty Area: ChildLaw (Online), Health Law

E-mail: JTMLawyer@aol.com

External Webpage: http://www.monahanlawllc.com/

About

Joseph T. Monahan is the co-founder of the Chicago law firm of Monahan Law Group. A certified social worker, he served as Director of a child welfare agency before becoming a lawyer. After receiving his law degree, he was an attorney with the Legal Advocacy Service of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. He served as the court-appointed "next friend" for over 20,000 wards in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in a federal class action lawsuit, and he has represented hundreds of clients in adult guardianship proceedings. He has lectured extensively on the legal issues concerning guardianship and mental health. 

Degrees

BA, University of Illinois, 1977
MA, University of Illinois, 1978
JD, DePaul University, 1984

Courses Taught

Mental Health Law

Loyola

SCHOOL OF LAW BEAZLEY INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH LAW AND POLICY
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· E-mail: Health-law@luc.edu

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