Jennifer Cantrell,Associate

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Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., 1988

University of Louisville, B.A.,
Anthropology, 1985

Jennifer Cantrell is an experienced negotiator, litigator and trial attorney who concentrates her practice on appellate matters.

While in law school, Ms. Cantrell won the 1987 Grimes Moot Court Competition and also earned the top honor as Grimes Moot Court Best Oralist. The same year, she won the award for Outstanding Second Year Student in Oral Advocacy.

Bar Admissions

Ms. Cantrell is admitted to practice in Illinois, Massachusetts and New York.

Selected Presentations

“Pitfalls and Pointers in Domestic Relations Appeals: A View from the Trenches.” DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Section and Appellate Law Section, November 2014.

“Dissecting a Business Valuation Report,” with Michael J. Berger, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Conference on Divorce, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2008

“Asset Protection — A Divorce Law Perspective,” with David H. Levy, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Conference on Divorce, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2006

“Entity vs. Personal Goodwill,” with Michael J. Berger, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Conference on Divorce: Property and Complex Financial Issues, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2002

“Divorce, Businesses, and the Mystery of Valuing Goodwill,” with Michael J. Berger, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, National Conference on Divorce: Property and Complex Financial Issues, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2002

“Hiring and Retention of Outstanding ‘Superstar’ Associates,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers conference, 2000