St. Charles Attorney Matthew G. Shaw Receives Elite Lawyer Recognition

Attorney Matt Shaw, founder of Shaw Sanders, P.C., has been awarded the designation of Elite Lawyer in the field of family law.

Kane County divorce attorney Matthew ShawThe Elite Lawyer rating service recognizes attorneys who display a high level of competence in their practice and receive acknowledgments from their peers, community, bar, and committees. The Elite Lawyer Award assures each attorney chosen for the directory has been nominated by their peers for excellence in the practice of law. The honor is only given to lawyers who have met or exceeded the criteria of a rigorous, multi-phased selection process. It recognizes top-rated attorneys for their outstanding service in their specific area or areas of practice.

From his firm's office in St. Charles, Shaw serves clients throughout Kane, DuPage, Kendall, and DeKalb counties. After earning his undergraduate degree from Illinois College, he received his Juris Doctor from the Northern Illinois University College of Law. Prior to founding Shaw Sanders, P.C., he served as child support attorney for the Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office and practiced in general and family law, founding three different law firms. With more than 30 years of legal experience, he maintains a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and has been recognized by Leading Lawyers and with the Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

A skilled mediator, guardian ad litem, and legal author, Shaw also volunteers his time with divorce support groups and has been an experienced presenter of the Kids in a Divorcing Society family court program for parents. He is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Kane County Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association. He was a charter member of the Illinois Family Support Enforcement Association and is a founding member of the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators.

Designed to assist potential clients in choosing an experienced legal professional to address specific legal needs, the Elite Lawyer tools and resources provide information on distinguished attorneys throughout the United States. Only the most outstanding and experienced attorneys receive the Elite Lawyer Award, which separates recipients from their peers when consumers use the directory to search for an elite-level attorney in their area.

The Elite Lawyer Award speaks highly of how well each nominated attorney is perceived by their legal community. For more information about Elite Lawyer, or to become a member of the esteemed directory, visit

About Shaw Sanders, P.C.

Attorney Matt Shaw, his attorneys, and dedicated staff effectively guide individuals and families through complicated legal matters, including divorce, the allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, civil union dissolution, adoption, orders of protection, and paternity. With compassionate client care and an intelligent approach, Shaw Sanders, P.C. works diligently to secure the results our clients deserve.

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