Author Archives: Jane D. Waller

Jane D. Waller

About Jane D. Waller

Jane Waller joined Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP in 2009 after a judicial career of almost 28 years in the Circuit Court of Lake County, Illinois. She was the first woman judge in Lake County. During her years on the bench, Ms. Waller served a term as the Chief Judge of the Circuit and for 10 years she served as the Chief Presiding Judge of the Family Court.

Not All Divorces Have to End Up in Court

In my almost 28 years on the bench — most of which I spent presiding over family matters in the Circuit Court of Lake County in Waukegan —  I had a front-row seat for an amazing display of human nature. I met families in crisis, parents in stress, and children in trouble. They arrived in […]