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.
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.
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, and in 2020 became a partner of Henderson & Mehta Law and Mediation Center. At Henderson & Mehta Law and Mediation Center, 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.
Whitney Cameron was the first of her family to go to college and she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Economics at Augustana College. She received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in 2017, with honors. Whitney was an editor for The John Marshall Law Review and a member of the John Marshall Moot Court Honors Program. While studying for her legal degree Whitney devoted over eight credit hours to pro bono and volunteer work. She spent an entire summer in 2016 at the Will County Court House in the Externship Program where she mentored under several judges and wrote memorandums of law to assist in the final adjudication. It was during this externship that she discovered her passion for Family Law.
At the end of 2016, Whitney joined Henderson Law & Mediation. She started as a secretary and legal assistant and continued to work as such until she passed the bar and was sworn in as an attorney in November 2017.
At Henderson & Menta Law and Mediation Center, Whitney concentrates her practice in the areas of Divorce, Separation, Parental Allocation (formerly known as Custody), and Child Support.
Whitney is currently a member of the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association. Her free time is split between her nieces, adopted nephews, and her dog.
Amber L. Mikula
Amber Mikula is a licensed attorney in Illinois for 25 years. She attended Lewis University and
obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in chemistry and mathematics. After
she graduated from college, she worked in the manufacturing field, for several years, and was
promoted into supervisory and management positions. During this time, she attended John
Marshall Law School and received her J.D. At John Marshall Law School, she was the President
of the Women’s Law Caucus.
Upon obtaining her J.D., Amber worked at both public interest and private law firms, primarily
in the areas of family law and real estate. Most recently, she was a solo family law and real estate
practitioner with offices in Plainfield and Coal City.
Amber is a mediator, Guardian Ad Litem and Parenting Coordinator for family law cases in Will
County, Illinois. She is, currently, a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Will
County Bar Association, and the Will County Women’s Bar Association. Co-Chair of Will
County Family Law Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Law Office Management
and Economics Committee and Family Law Section, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Section Council for the Illinois State Bar Association. She has written several articles for the
Law Office Management and Economics Committee newsletter and served on the General
Assembly for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Illinois State Bar Association from 2016-2022.
In addition to her work as an attorney, Amber is a certified Jazzercise instructor and teaches several
classes, per week, in Joliet and Naperville. She likes to spend time with her daughters and her