1737 S. Naperville Rd., Suite 100B, Wheaton, IL 60189630-517-9032
309 Walnut Street, Unit B-1, St. Charles, IL 60174630-517-9032

Henry D. Kass

As a partner at MKFM Law, LLC, Henry Kass focuses primarily on criminal law and domestic relations. After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa and studying abroad at the University of the Basque Country in San Sebastian, Spain, he obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law. After graduaing he worked with the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office as an Assistant State’s Attorney. During this time, he prosecuted felony criminal cases, including many involving domestic violence, and he received a Special Commendation award.

Henry's experience trying hundreds of cases provides clients with the resources they need when they are looking to expunge or seal their criminal records. In addition to his litigation experience, he also taught family law at the College of DuPage for five years, and he has published multiple articles in the Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter and the DuPage County Bar Association Brief. He has served as the Vice Chair and Chair of the DuPage County Bar Association's Child Advocacy Committee, and DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation awarded him the Pro Bono Service Award.

Henry is currently licensed to practice law in Illinois and Iowa, and he primarily works with clients DuPage, Cook, Kane, Kendall, Will, Grundy, and DeKalb Counties. He is a Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation and a member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers. He also served on the DuPage County Judicial Committee, joining with other attorneys to interview judicial applicants. He was elected as an Assembly Member of the Illinois State Bar Association for two terms, and during this time, he voted on revisions to Illinois law to be considered by the Illinois General Assembly. This extensive experience gives him a thorough knowledge of the law, ensuring that clients are able to address and resolve legal issues as they seek to clear their criminal record.

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Law
  • Expungements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Family Law
  • Divorce

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa State Bar, 2007
  • Illinois State Bar, 2001
  • Indiana State Bar, 2009 (Pro Hac Vice)

Education:

  • University of Iowa, College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • Juris Doctorate, 2000
  • University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain
    • Dean's List, 1997
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    • B.A., Language and Linguistics
    • Dean's List, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Illinois Guardianship Association, 2015-Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • Sustaining Member, 2018
    • Judiciary Committee, 2011-2014
    • Child Advocacy Committee, Chair, 2007-2008
    • Child Advocacy Committee, Vice-Chair, 2006-2007
  • Kane County Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Illinois Bar Foundation Fellow, 2011-Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2005-Present
    • Assembly Member, 2010-2016
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 2007-Present
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers (DuPage County Chapter), 2008-Present
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 1998-2000

Published Works:

Honors and Awards:

  • Leading Lawyers, 2018
  • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2013-Present
  • Super Lawyers, 2015-Present
  • Top Attorneys in Illinois, Chicago Magazine, 2015, 2017
  • Pro Bono Service Award, DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation, 2013
  • DuPage County Bar Association Award in Recognition of Distinguished Leadership and Meritorious Service, presented by Thomas A. Else, President, DuPage County Bar Association, 2009
  • Commendation for Outstanding Service to the Citizens of DuPage County, Presented by the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, 2005

Speaking Engagements:

  • Civility and Professionalism, DuPage County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker, 2012
  • Bi-Racial Issues in Custody Cases, DuPage County Bar Association, Guardian ad Litem Training Seminar, Guest Speaker, July 2009
  • Virtual Visitation and Internet Parenting, DuPage County Bar Association, Child Advocacy Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker and Moderator, March 2009
  • Domestic Violence and Family Court: The Role of the Assistant State's Attorney in Family Court, DuPage County Bar Association, Family Law and Practice Committee Meeting, Guest Speaker, 2003

Appellate Court Opinions:

Special Licenses and Certifications:

  • Guardian ad Litem for minor children in divorce and parentage cases, Domestic Relations Division, 2007 - Present
  • Guardian ad Litem for minor children in adoption cases and disabled adults in guardianship cases, Chancery Division, 2007 - Present
  • Qualified Mediator for divorce litigation, 2014

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Volunteer Activities:

  • DuPage County High School Mock Trial Competition, 2008
    • Mock Judge
  • Arlyn Minor Moot Court, Northwestern Law School, 2006
    • Mock Justice and Evaluator
  • San Sebastian, Spain
    • Assistant High School English Teacher, 1997
  • Lawyers Lending a Hand
    • Volunteer

Past Employment Positions:

  • Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC, 2009-Present
    • Partner
  • College of DuPage, 2007-2011
    • Adjunct Instructor of Family Law
  • Haskin & Corrigan, P.C., 2005-2009
    • Associate Attorney
  • DuPage County States Attorney's Office, 2001-2005
    • Assistant State's Attorney
  • Johnson County Attorney's Office, 2000
    • Prosecuting Intern

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