Principled Advocacy For Families And Individuals With Disabilities And The Professionals Who Serve Them

Kevin C. Lichtenberg

  • Attorney
Kevin C. Lichtenberg


Mr. Lichtenberg is an attorney at Monahan Law Group in Chicago and concentrates his practice on guardianship and probate, elder law, mental health and risk management, and child welfare and adoptions. He is regularly appointed as guardian ad litem (“GAL”) and counsel in guardianship proceedings before the probate court. He is also a member of DCFS's Statewide Adoption Attorney panel.

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. 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. In 2016, Mr. Lichtenberg was appointed to Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Board of Governors for his first term and most recently has been appointed on to the Board's Executive Committee as the Damen Society and Annual Giving Chair.

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.

Practice Areas

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


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

Bar Admission

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Rising Star, 2018-2021

Classes & Seminars

  • 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

Pro-Bono Activities

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

Past Positions

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

Professional Associations

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