Kane County Family Law Lawyers
St. Charles, IL Attorneys with 30 Years of Experience
Matthew G. Shaw
Matt Shaw attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and graduated from Illinois College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. He continued his education at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1986, and became a licensed attorney in Illinois on November 6, 1986.
Having previously practiced in general and family law practices, and having served as the child support attorney for Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Shaw opened his own law practice concentrating in family law in 1991. In 2000, he co-founded the law firm of Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C. in St. Charles, Illinois, which concentrated its practice in family law, including dissolution of marriage, financial issues, and custody litigation. In 2016, Matt reopened his own law firm Shaw Family Law, P.C.
Erika M. Foltys
During her final year at Valparaiso Law School she received a Pro Bono Commendation for work at both the Cook County State’s Attorney Juvenile Justice Bureau and Will County State’s Attorney. Erika also held a position as a Certified Legal Intern in the state of Indiana for the Domestic Violence Clinic in Porter County.