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School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Joseph T. Monahan

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

Specialty Area: ChildLaw (Online), Health Law

E-mail: JTMLawyer@aol.com

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


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. 

Contact address:
55 West Monroe
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60603


B.A., Illinois, 1977
M.A., Illinois, 1978
J.D., DePaul, 1984

Courses Taught

Mental Health Law


Philip H. Corboy Law Center · 25 E. Pearson Street · Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.7120

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