Anne Chestney Mudd

Law Office of Anne Chestney Mudd

Conflict Resolution with Dignity
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523


Alimony, Child Custody, Collaborative Divorce, Collaborative Law, Co-Parenting, Divorce, Domestic Relations, Elder, Family, Legal Separation, Partnership Disputes, PreNuptials, Probate, Stepfamily

Anne Chestney Mudd, BA, MA, JD, Principal


Anne Chestney Mudd graduated cum laude from John Marshall Law School, where she was on Law Review. In addition, she holds a master's degree with honors from the University of Louisville.

She received training in mediation from Pepperdine University School of Law and the College of DuPage. Anne also served as a mediation intern with Margaret S. Powers, an internationally-known mediator and trainer of mediators.

I am an adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School, teaching Family Law Mediation, Transnational Negotiation and Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

I also serve my professional community as a trainer for Collaborative Law Basic Training.

Professional  Involvement


Life Experience

Prior to embarking on a law career, Anne succeeded in education, retail ownership, and real estate, as well as serving  on boards of civic and government organizations while raising her three sons.           

She brings to the profession of law a hands-on understanding of the issues that affect people. Leveraging that understanding allows her to negotiate common ground and build workable solutions.

Anne Chestney Mudd is a mediator and a Collaborative Divorce lawyer, and served on the first Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois board of directors. She is  practicing primarily in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties in Illinois.

The firm practice includes mediation, wills and trusts, charitable gifting techniques, family, real estate, and business (especially non-profit) law.

Why choose Anne Chestney Mudd?

  • Unique perspective – facilitative, not adversarial
  • Love for people - makes her an effective negotiator intuitively understanding your needs and your position
  • Open and approachable- you can talk to her about anything
  • Extensive professional network - call for any legal need, we recommend honorable, effective attorneys in all areas of law





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3958 Hampton Avenue

Western Springs, IL 60558

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