Jane E. Nagle is a founding partner of McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., and she concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of divorce and family law in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, Kendall, Lake and surrounding collar counties. Over the years, Jane has handled numerous pre-decree and post-decree divorce cases as well as paternity, child support enforcement, and contested cases involving the allocation of parental decision-making and parenting time. Jane is also experienced in handling chapter 7 bankruptcy cases as well as negotiating various types of unsecured debts, obtaining excellent settlements for her clients facing financial hardship.
Through her years of experience, Jane has developed the ability to determine the most effective strategy to help her individual clients reach their goals and desired outcomes in their cases. She understands that some cases require an aggressive litigation strategy, while others benefit from and are quickly resolved with skillful negotiation and settlement discussions. Jane is compassionate toward her clients as she helps them navigate through the litigation process.
Jane has been named an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for five consecutive years, a designation reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under forty years old in Illinois. Jane currently serves as the Secretary on the Standing Committee on the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board, and she is an active member of the DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations. Jane is also a trained Guardian ad Litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court where she investigates and provides reports to judges on issues related to the best interests of the children involved in highly contested divorce or parentage cases.
Jane received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law and graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington with her Bachelor of Arts in both International Studies and Spanish with a minor in Italian.