McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. Attorneys Receive 2021 Super Lawyers Awards

2021 Super Lawyers

Several attorneys at McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. in Wheaton, IL were recently recognized as 2021 Super Lawyers in the practice area of Family Law. Attorney Jane E. Nagle selected as 2021 Rising Star. Attorney Lisa M. Giese was named a 2021 Super Lawyer.


Super Lawyers is a comprehensive directory featuring detailed profiles of attorneys across the United States who have attained a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement in more than 70 practice areas. The patented selection process includes independent research, in addition to peer nominations and evaluations. Only 5 percent of attorneys in the state are named as Super Lawyers, and only 2.5 percent of attorneys can be designated as Rising Stars.

Throughout her legal career, Lisa has handled thousands of family law cases, including contested and uncontested divorce cases. She has proven success in issues such as support modification and enforcement, paternity and parenting time (visitation), allocation of parental responsibilities (custody) and removal (relocation), DCFS appeals, orders of protection, and guardianship.

Lisa is also a trained guardian ad litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of DuPage County, as well as Cook, Kane and Will County. Lisa currently serves on the Child Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association and is the Chair of the Children’s Advocacy Committee and Wellness Committee. Named an Elite Lawyer in 2020, Lisa also received the DuPage County Bar Association Service Award in 2014 and the DuPage County Bar Association Director’s Award in 2020. Lisa was named a 2021 Super Lawyer for the third year in a row (2019-2021). She was previously recognized as a Rising Star from 2013-2018.

After earning her Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University College of Law, Jane worked as an extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Panter, and she was the Associate Editor for the DePaul Law Review. As a founding member of McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., Jane has handled numerous divorce cases in addition to dealing with paternity, child support, allocation of parental responsibilities, and parenting time. She is also experienced in handling Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Jane has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the fourth year in a row, previously receiving the award in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

“Our firm is honored to receive these outstanding recognitions from Super Lawyers. With our exceptional legal team, we are committed to helping our clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Although 2020 was challenging in so many ways, by working together and maintaining a positive attitude, we look forward to a better year ahead for everyone,” Attorney and Founding Partner Mary E. McSwain commented.

About McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C.

The skilled attorneys at McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. have more than 75 years of combined legal experience and are committed to providing high-quality legal representation to meet their clients’ unique family law needs. They handle Divorce, Mediation, Bankruptcy, and Estate Planning, including a wide range of pre-decree and post-decree divorce cases. By assisting clients with honesty and integrity, they can help them reach a settlement or aggressively represent them in litigation to achieve a positive outcome.

To learn more about McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., visit or call 630-407-1200 to schedule a free consultation.

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