Heather Smith Grattan

Heather Smith Grattan

Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Phone:
312-288-8985
800-896-9860
Fax:
312- 726-2385
Email:

Heather Smith Grattan represents individuals in all aspects of family law proceedings.

Ms. Smith Grattan earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Smith Grattan served as a Senior Law Student in the University of Illinois College of Law Civil Litigation Clinic, where she received the CALI "Excellence for the Future Award" in Spring 2013. In addition, Ms. Smith Grattan served as an Associate Editor of The Elder Law Journal.

Prior to joining LAKE TOBACK DIDOMENICO, Ms. Smith Grattan was a judicial extern to the Honorable Grace Dickler, former Presiding Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Violence Division. Ms. Smith Grattan also worked at another prominent family law firm-first, as a summer associate/law clerk and, then, as an associate attorney-for over five (5) years prior to joining LAKE TOBACK DIDOMENICO.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities
  • Parentage Determination
  • Complex Matrimonial Litigation
  • LGBTQ Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Premarital Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2013
    • Honors: CALI “Excellence for the Future Award”, Spring 2013
    • Law Journal: The Elder Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A. cum laude - 2010

Published Works

  • The Elder Law and Miscellaneous Remedies Division: A Unique Opportunity to Serve as a Model Court for the Nation, University of Illinois College of Law Elder Law Journal, 2013

Classes/Seminars

  • “Come and Get Me: Interstate Discovery and Subpoena Enforcement” (with Craig M. Mandell), 23rd Annual Lake County Bar Association Family Law Conference, April 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Grace Dickler, Former Presiding Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Violence Division, Judicial Extern
  • University of Illinois College of Law Civil Litigation Clinic, Senior Law Student