Dana M. Considine
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Dana M. Considine concentrates her practice in family law, civil litigation, and municipal work. Mrs. Considine represents businesses and individuals in a variety of matters, including divorce, custody and child support, adoptions, guardianships, collection, and evictions. Mrs. Considine has been licensed to practice in the State of Illinois since 2003. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Illinois, Lee County, Ogle County, and Whiteside County Bar Associations. Mrs. Considine joined the Firm in 2003 and was named a partner in April 2008.
Mrs. Considine has authored an article for the Illinois Real Property Newsletter entitled “Expansion of the Transfer Tax.” Mrs. Considine attended Drake University, where she was a member of the Dean’s List. While at Drake, Mrs. Considine was a member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and served as the Drake Law Women Treasurer. She also interned with Iowa State Senator Matthew McCoy and participated in the Drake Legal Clinic by representing criminal defendants in Polk County, Iowa Circuit Court. Mrs. Considine obtained her Bachelor of Business degree from the Western Illinois University in 2000.
Mrs. Considine is Chairman of the Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a member of the Lee County Sheriff’s Merit Commission. She has served as director of the Lee County United Way, Treasurer of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 453, and director of Dixon Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Mrs. Considine also has served as a member of the Amboy Education Foundation, as a director of the University of Illinois Extension Council, and as Secretary of the Lee County Democratic Central Committee. She also has volunteered as the Chair of the Legal Division of the United Way campaign and participated as an instructor in the Junior Achievement program. Mrs. Considine is serving on a steering committee for the Amboy School District to produce recommendations for the future of its Amboy Junior High School.
Based upon a survey of her peers, Mrs. Considine was named 2017 Emerging Lawyer, designated to the top 2% of lawyers under 40 years old or practicing less than 10 years.