Kevin C. Lichtenberg


Kevin C. Lichtenberg

Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Lichtenberg concentrates his practice on guardianship and probate, elder law, mental health and risk management, child welfare and adoptions, and real estate law. He has received training in subsidy reviews from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and is a member of DCFS's Statewide Adoption Attorney panel. He is also regularly appointed as guardian ad litem in guardianship proceedings before the probate court.

Mr. Lichtenberg is an active member of the legal community, volunteering his time and skills to multiple legal service agencies that assist low-income individuals. Appointed to Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Board of Governors in his first four-year term and most recently has been appointed on to the Board's Executive Committee as the Damen Society and Annual Giving Chair.  He participates in the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) pro bono program. Mr. Lichtenberg serves on the Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluations for Cook County. He recently served on the Misericordia Emerging Leaders Board. Mr. Lichtenberg is adjunct faculty at Loyola University Chicago School of Law for the school’s pilot course Professional Identity Formation for all first-year law students.

Mr. Lichtenberg received both his master's degree and juris doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he earned a Certificate in Health Law and served as Publications Editor of the Annals of Health Law and as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. He has a master's degree in political science from Loyola University Chicago and received his undergraduate degree from Boston College, where he participated in the honors program and graduated magna cum laude.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Child Welfare/Juvenile Law
  • Elder Law
  • Guardianship
  • Mental Health & Confidentiality Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Certificate in Health Law
    • Law Journal: Annals of Health Law, Publications Editor
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Master's Degree in Political Science
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science (Honors Program)
    • Minor: Economics


  • Presented, Guardianship in-service, Legal Aid Chicago, Legal Aid Chicago, September 17, 2019
  • Presented, Avoiding Pitfalls in Suspending, Invalidating and/or Revoking Powers of Attorney when needed in Guardianship, DuPage County Bar Association, 2019
  • Presented, Malpractice and Privacy Considerations, Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care , Illinois Chapter, November 01, 2014
  • Guest Lecturer – Loyola University School of Law – Mental Health Law – Topic: Malpractice and Professional Standards
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law – adjunct faculty – Professional Identity Formation

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, 2018-2021

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, 2012 - Present
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Member, 2019 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Loyola Law School - Health Justice Project, Staff Attorney, 2010 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law – Young Alumni Committee and Leadership Circle member
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law – Board of Governors
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services - Pro Bono Guardian Ad Litem in Guardianship Cases, 2013 - Present
  • Chicago Mosaic School - Board Member, President, 2015 - 2018
  • Associate Board Member, The Cradle, 2015 - 2016
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law – Diversity Counsel, Young Alumni Committee and Leadership Circle Member