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Megan T. Lafata

Megan T. Lafata

Family Law & Criminal Defense Attorney. Free Consultation!
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI ...
  • Illinois
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Megan Lafata (Elsner) is the Founder of Lafata Law LLC.

Megan received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and went on to work as a law clerk with a DuPage County Law Firm specializing in local prosecutions, criminal defense and family law. She then was admitted to Northern Illinois University College of Law.

After graduating from Northern Illinois University College of Law, Megan embarked on her legal career as an Assistant State's Attorney for DuPage County. Her hard work and ambition catapulted her from prosecutions of traffic offenses to misdemeanors including DUI, battery, domestic battery, orders of protection, theft, retail theft to felony and narcotics prosecutions.

During her seven years st the State's Attorney's Office Megan was responsible for thousands of criminal cases and tried well over one hundred cases to verdict. This invaluable experience provides Megan's clients with the unique opportunity to have their case evaluated through the eyes of a former prosecutor and allows Megan the ability to aggressively advocate on their behalf in the courtroom.

Upon departing from the State's Attorney's Office, Megan moved on to practice civil litigation at a premier insurance defense law firm in Chicago before opening her firm, Lafata Law LLC in 2020.

At Lafata Law, we provide the Chicagoland area with client-centered representation that you can trust. We recognize that you are counting on us to reach a favorable outcome. Whether you are facing criminal charges, divorce and/or child custody proceedings, you can count on our experience and dedication in working toward your success.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lafata Law LLC
- Current
Assistant State Attorney
DuPage County
Northern Illinois University College of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
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University of Iowa
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6320964
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DuPage County Bar Association
Attorney Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Megan T. Lafata's Website Profile
Lafata Law LLC Website
Lafata Law LLC
Contact & Map
Lafata Law LLC
Wheaton Office
2100 Manchester Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
Telephone: (630) 481-6633
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)