1885128.jpgTricia D. Goostree

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Born: Effingham, IL, February 23, 1977

Education: Eastern Illinois University, B.A., John Marshall Law School, J.D.

Practice Areas: Family Law; Divorce; Financial Law; Child Custody; Visitation Rights; Child Support; Paternity

Membership: Kane County Bar Association (Chair, Admissions and Membership Committee).

Admissions: 2002, Illinois

Miscellaneous Information: Member: John Marshall Moot Court Executive Board. Recipient, Dean's Scholarship. First Place Winner, Dean Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition. Second Best Brief, Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition. Recipient, Prairie State Board of Directors Legal Services. Lecturer, David Peskind Memorial Family Law Seminars.


Tricia D. Goostree, a partner with Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C., earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1998, and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School in 2002. While attending John Marshall Law School, Ms. Goostree was awarded first place in the Dean Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition and received an award for her legal brief. In addition, Ms. Goostree’s moot court team won an award in the Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition and was awarded Second Best Brief. Ms. Goostree served on the John Marshall Moot Court Executive Board while attending law school and was a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient.

Ms. Goostree was the recipient of the 2005 “Rising Star” award (Kane County Family Law Committee) and presented and lectured at the 2006 and 2007 David Peskind Memorial Family Law Seminars. Ms. Goostree is the chair of the Admissions and Membership Committee for the Kane County Bar Association.

Ms. Goostree has demonstrated proven success in custody and divorce litigation and appeals, including numerous trials. Ms. Goostree concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce, including complex financial cases, issues of maintenance, contested child custody cases including visitation, child support, and paternity actions.

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