Chicago Office

2 N. Riverside Plaza, Ste 1830
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-897-2010
Fax: 847-637-5140

Crystal Lake Office

333 Commerce Dr., Ste 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-455-3000
Fax: 815-455-3049


Schaumburg Office

1990 Algonquin Rd., Ste 240
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-637-5140
Fax: 847-637-5140

Meredith C. Janes, Associate Attorney

Meredith Janes joined Bruning & Associates in August of 2015. Meredith concentrates her area of focus on Family Law. Meredith listens to her clients, works diligently, and is a zealous advocate.

Prior to joining Bruning & Associates, P.C., Ms. Janes attended Chicago-Kent College of Law and worked as a law clerk for a family law solo practitioner.  She also interned for the Family Law Clinic at Chicago-Kent where she practiced with her 711 student license.


  •  Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Juris Doctorate, 2015
    • While at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Ms. Janes received the CALI Award in Negotiations and was Treasurer of the Child and Family Law Society.
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Bachelor of Science, 2012
    • Ms. Janes majored in Psychology and minored in Political Science while at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.  She was also the External Philanthropy Chair of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Parental Responsibilities (Custody)
  • Parenting Time (Visitation)
  • Dissipation
  • Maintenance (Alimony) 
  • Modifications of Judgments
  • Nuptial Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Post Decree
  • Orders of Protection

Admitted to Bar

  • State of Illinois, 2015

Legal Membership

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Service Membership

  • Schaumburg Business Association
  • Schaumburg Referral Exchange
  • PAWS
  • Joffrey Auxiliary Board

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