Jessica Sindel has been practicing juvenile and family law since 2013, having begun her career as a Guardian Ad Litem in the City of St. Louis representing children in foster care. After Jessica moved to Chicago in 2015, she represented the parents of children with special needs in special education and disciplinary matters before committing exclusively to family law in 2017.
As a family law attorney, Jessica’s work focuses on helping clients understand their rights in domestic relations, whether as a spouse or parent and when seeking to exit a marriage or make other changes to their family dynamic. Jessica understands that when clients seek legal counsel for family matters, they are experiencing a highly confusing, emotional, and upsetting life change. Her goal is to help inform and guide clients to get them through these painful situations with a focus on conflict resolution so they can move forward with their lives.
Why Jessica Sindel is the Family Law Attorney for You:
Jessica puts a lot of time and effort into communicating with her clients and explaining how the law and practice of family law apply to their specific situation. She provides all clients with reassurances and helps them to prepare as their case proceeds. She became interested in family law out of a desire to work with and advocate for children and families. Jessica goes to work every day with the goal of helping to support and strengthen families.
What Jessica Sindel’s Clients are Saying
Jessica’s clients regularly thank her for her responsiveness, support, and ability to explain the law so that they are better informed and prepared. Jessica’s clients describe her as “calming” and “reassuring” and have referred several individuals to her with the assurance that she will help them find some calm in a tumultuous process.
Beyond Being a Lawyer
Jessica enjoys spending time outside of work with her family, particularly spending time with her daughter. She also enjoys time outdoors in nature, cooking, and baking. Jessica has an interest in current events and politics, particularly with organizations focused on the equal rights of minority groups seeking greater representation and equity in our society. Jessica was an experienced, nontraditional student who supported herself through law school while working during the day, with a working background in journalism and education.
- Member of Missouri Bar since 2013
- Member of Illinois Bar since 2016
- Member of ISBA
- Member of Chicago Bar Association
- B.A. from University of Iowa
- M.A.T. Saint Louis University School of Education
- J.D. Saint Louis University School of Law