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23 W Jefferson St Joliet IL 60432

Attorney in Joliet, Illinois

Attorney Angela Henderson has been practicing in the area of Family Law for over nineteen years. She primarily practices in the Will County Court District. The Henderson Law and Mediation Center is conveniently located in the Pioneer Building in downtown Joliet directly across the street from the Will County Court House. Please call us at 815-726-8500 to schedule a consultation.

Biography for Angela D. Henderson

Angela Henderson received her undergraduate and Juris Doctorate from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1997. During law school she participated in the mediation clinic at DePaul after taking two semesters of mediation training. She also practiced as a family lawyer during law school through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services under a 711 license. Angela began her career as a family attorney with offices in Hinsdale and Lemont. Nine years ago she decided to limit her practice to one county and now has a single office in Joliet.

Her practice continues to focus on family law issues including her work as a Guardian ad Litem and as Mediator. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Angela had a business career which included owning and operating four office supply stores, a Hallmark store and two travel agencies. Her business background is helpful in understanding income streams and business valuation issues. Her community activities include two terms as president of the Lemont Chamber of Commerce; teaching Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) through the Downers Township Human Services both to parents and to teachers; and PTA vice-president. She was a presenter for the Illinois State Police Juvenile Division Conference on Youth.
Scales of justice and gavel — Family Law Services Henderson Law & Mediation Center in Joliet, IL
Her long standing commitment to community service has not diminished as Angela currently coaches the mediation team at Lewis University. Her team has received regional and national awards including a special invitation to compete in Liverpool, England, this past November. Angela Henderson attends local as well as national seminars focused on the psychological impact of divorce on children. She recently attended the AFCC Symposium on Child Custody Evaluations in New Mexico; the International ADR Society Congress in Iowa; as well as numerous local educational opportunities. Angela Henderson is chair of the Guardian ad Litem Committee of the Will County Bar Association.

Biography for Courtney Mehta

Courtney Mehta graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2011. During law school Courtney spent her summers clerking for a Family Law firm. After passing the bar, Courtney began her career working for Mitchell Law Group in Joliet, Illinois.

In 2016, Courtney joined Henderson Law & Mediation. At Henderson Law & Mediation, Courtney concentrates her practice in the areas of Divorce, Separation, Parental Allocation (formerly known as Custody), Guardianship, and Adoption. Courtney is also on the Will County Mediation and Guardian ad Litem lists. She is frequently appointed in those capacities. Courtney is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association where she serves as the Co-Chair of the Guardian ad Litem Committee. Courtney has presented on a Guardian ad Litem panel and on the Best Interests of the Minor Children.

Courtney is currently a working Mother of two children. She lives in Naperville, Illinois with her husband and children.
Bar Admissions:
  • State of Illinois

Bar Association Memberships:
  • Will County Bar Association
Signing contract — Family Law Services Henderson Law & Mediation Center in Joliet, IL
"Thank you very much, I can't tell you what your help meant to me. No one would help me. I guess I believe in what is right and you helped me prove it. I'm not perfect . I do believe in doing what is fair and trying my best to be kind and honest. I thank God for your help and for you"

Areas Served:

Proudly serving clients in the Will County area including the cities and towns of: Bolingbrook, Braidwood, Channahon, Crest Hill, Crete, Crystal Lawns, East Joliet, Elwood, Fairmont, Forest Park, Frankfort, Frankfort Square, Godley, Goodings Grove, Homer Glen, Ingalls Park, Joliet, Lakewood Shores, Lidice, Lockport, Manhattan, Mokena, Monee, New Lenox, Peotone, Plainfield, Preston Heights, Raynor Park, Ridgewood, Rockdale, Rockdale Junction, Romeoville,