Schiller DuCanto & Fleck pleased to announce that Katherine Welz Herr has been elected to the Advisory Board of the DePaul University College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center for the 2023-2025 term. Advisory Board members play a vital role by offering valuable insights and guidance on programs and projects, as well as actively participating in the Center's family law events.
Katherine is highly involved with our firm's rigorous law clerk program, personally nurturing and guiding our law clerks as they enter the family law practice. She works closely with the law clerks, providing hands-on experience and imparting best practices for handling highly complex family law cases. Katherine's commitment to excellence and her emphasis on ethical and compassionate representation serve as a model for these aspiring attorneys.
The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center at DePaul University College of Law, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is renowned for its commitment to excellence in family law education and practice. Through a comprehensive curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, and access to esteemed professionals in the field, the Center prepares law students for successful careers in family law. For the past two decades, our firm has been a steadfast supporter of the Center, and we look forward to our ongoing commitment to backing and assisting the Center's endeavors.
"I am honored to be elected to the Advisory Board of the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center. Mentoring law students and guiding them as they enter the legal profession is a privilege and a responsibility I hold dear. I genuinely enjoy working with law students and helping them hone in on their individual skillsets as they progress toward becoming family law attorneys. These future legal professionals will be entrusted with highly intricate, emotional, and complex cases that significantly impact all aspects of their clients' lives.”
Katherine customizes her approach to meet the unique needs of each client she serves. Her exceptional skills and commitment have earned her recognition as an Emerging Lawyer by Illinois Leading Lawyers and a place among the "Ones to Watch" by The Best Lawyers in America, which acknowledges outstanding excellence for attorneys who are earlier in their legal career. Learn more about Katherine here.