Mischelle Y. Luckett

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mischelle is one of the founding and managing attorneys at Luckett and Ashford and a dedicated Chicago lawyer who advocates aggressively for her clients.

Mischelle Luckett is a managing partner at Luckett & Ashford. She has concentrated her practice in the area of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance, visitation, property division, parentage, contempt and enforcement proceedings, complex asset division, legal separation, domestic violence and financial planning. Mischelle has been successful in advocating for father’s rights, securing equal decision-making rights and parenting time for dads, obtaining orders of protections for victims of domestic violence and negotiating settlements in high asset divorces.

 

Mischelle understands that divorce and family law disputes are stressful and delicate events for clients. She believes that open communication and a high degree of trust is important to facilitate excellent client-attorney relationships and quality representation. She believes it is necessary to recognize the unique circumstances of each client. Mischelle utilizes her legal expertise to craft a litigious plan for her clients to bring about the best possible outcome for her clients.

 

Mischelle received her law degree from UCLA School of Law in 2006. She is licensed to practice in Illinois by the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Mischelle is also a licensed real estate broker who practices real estate law.

 

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Helen Ashford

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Helen is one of the founding and managing attorneys at Luckett and Ashford, a boutique law firm focused on representing a wide range of clients facing family law issues in the Chicagoland area.

Helen Ashford is a managing partner at Luckett & Ashford. She counsels clients on a wide range of family law-related matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance, visitation/parenting time, property division, parentage, contempt and enforcement proceedings, legal separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, domestic violence and financial planning. She has recently represented spouses of sports and entertainment figures in multi-million dollar disputes involving child custody, complex financial matters and other issues related to divorce. Helen has been successful in obtaining visitation for grandparents, representing clients in same-sex divorce and representing clients in nontraditional family situations.

 

Helen is a compassionate attorney who is sensitive to the emotions involved in family law matters. She focuses on providing common sense solutions in lieu of expensive, long-lasting litigation, while providing aggressive, uncompromising representation. In addition to family law, Helen serves as an administrative law judge for Chicago Public Schools and several charter schools in the City of Chicago. She is currently an adjunct professor at City Colleges of Chicago where she lectures on a wide range of legal topics.

 

Helen received her law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and her undergraduate degree from Alabama A&M University, where she was a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society.

 

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