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Michael C. Doyen is a professional litigator with over twenty-5 (25) years of enjoy attempting civil and crook instances. He has attempted over 40 (40) jury trials to verdict and has tried hundreds of non-jury cases. Mr. Doyen has concentrated his exercise within the region of own family regulation for over twenty (20) years.

Mr. Doyen become born in Springfield, Missouri and turned into raised inside the St. Louis vicinity. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1983, in which he additionally acquired a Regular Army Commission as a Second Lieutenant within the U.S. Army, he sought a deferral of energetic responsibility military carrier to attend regulation college at St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Doyen graduated from regulation college cum laude in 1986 and…
Michael C. Doyen is a professional litigator with over twenty-five (25) years of experience attempting civil and criminal instances. He has attempted over 40 (forty) jury trials to verdict and has tried masses of non-jury cases. Mr. Doyen has focused his exercise within the vicinity of circle of relatives law for over twenty (20) years.

Mr. Doyen turned into born in Springfield, Missouri and become raised in the St. Louis area. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1983, wherein he additionally acquired a Regular Army Commission as a Second Lieutenant within the U.S. Army, he sought a deferral of lively duty navy carrier to wait law faculty at St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Doyen graduated from law school cum laude in 1986 and entered into lively military responsibility in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps stationed at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. Mr. Doyen attained the rank of Captain and served as Chief of Military Justice. In addition to his duties prosecuting army personnel via Courts-Martial, he additionally served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Northern Division, prosecuting cases in the United States District Court. In 1990 Mr. Doyen lower back to his wife's hometown of Elgin, Illinois and entered into non-public exercise along with his Father-in-Law, Robert A. Chapski in which he from 1990 until 2015. In 2016, as his daughter Kathleen and son Christopher reached the age at which time Mr. Doyen back to Illinois, the own family based The Doyen Law Group, LLC.

Mr. Doyen has mounted himself as one of the top family law lawyers in Kane County, Illinois. From 1995 through 2001 Mr. Doyen changed into answerable for planning all Family Law Continuing Legal Education Seminars for the Kane County Bar Association. He became Chair of the Kane County Bar Association Family Law Committee form 1999 through 2001. In 2001 he joined the Board of the Kane County Bar Association as a Director, served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2001-2003, Vice-President from 2003 through 2005, and as President from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Doyen have become President of the Kane County Bar Foundation on July 1, 2006 and served till June 30, 2014. He was the recipient of the Kane County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award for 2002 and has supplied at least fifty (50) hours of seasoned bono service in line with year for the past twenty (20) years. Mr. Doyen become identified as an "Illinois Super Lawyer" in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

While Mr. Doyen has large trial enjoy, the majority of the instances he handles are resolved by way of agreement. He appreciates that most clients need their cases resolved amicably and successfully. His revel in with the full range of circle of relatives law troubles permits him to navigate complicated cases toward the decision most favorable to his customers. These outcomes are normally performed through agreement, however whilst essential he is prepared to zealously present his clients' cases at trial.

Mr. Doyen is available for session for the duration of normal enterprise hours, but may even schedule appointments for evenings and Saturdays to deal with his customers.

Litigation Percentage

92% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Classes/Seminars

Family Law Seminar Chairperson, Kane County Bar Association, 1995 - 2001

Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues Affecting Divorce, IICLE and the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Frequent presenter at Kane County Bar Association Family Law Seminars, 1992 - Present

Honors and Awards

2002 Kane County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award

Selected to Illinois Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters, 2006, 2007, and 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

Kane County Bar Association, Past President

Kane County Bar Foundation, President , 2006 - Present

Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

U.S. Army, Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1986 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

Kane County Bar Foundation, President, 2006 - Present

Prairie State Legal Services, Volunteer Attorney, 1990 - Present

Administer Justice Volunteer Attorney, 2000 - Present
The Doyen Law Group, LLC

Practise Areas

Law Firm Position

Member

Admission Info

Admitted in U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
1987, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
1986, Indiana
2011, U.S. Supreme Court

Start on the Faculty of Law
St. Louis University School of Law

Class of 1986
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended

University of Notre Dame
Class of 1983
B.A.
Economics and Philosophy

Representative Cases
Irmo Schmitt, 391 Ill. App.3d 1010 (2d Dist. 2009)
Irmo Ackerley, 333 Ill. App.3d 382 (2nd Dist. 2002)
Irmo Golden, 358 Ill. App.3d 464 (second Dist. 2005)
Voga v. Voga, 376 Ill. App.3d 1075 (2nd Dist. 2007)
Eden v. Robert A. Chapski, Ltd., 405 F.3d 582 (7th Cir. 2005).
Languages
English and Spanish

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Elgin

1800 Larkin Avenue
Elgin, IL  60123
U.S.A.
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Michael C. Doyen



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Elgin

1800 Larkin Avenue
Elgin, IL  60123
U.S.A.


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  • Monday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Tuesday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Wednesday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Thursday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Friday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
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