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About Matthew G. Shaw

Matt G. Shaw founded Shaw Sanders, P.C. in 2016 after maintaining a successful solo practice in Northern Illinois for nine years and co-founding a law firm where he served the local community for 15 years. Matt focuses on all facets of divorce and family law and is also a skilled mediator.

Attorney Shaw received his undergraduate degree from Illinois College and his Juris Doctor from the Northern Illinois University College of Law. After law school, he was the child support attorney for the Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office. He holds a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, a 4.4 out of 5.0 Overall Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been recognized by Leading Lawyers.

Matt utilizes his office in St. Charles, Illinois to serve clients throughout Kane County and DuPage County.


Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, J.D.-1986
Illinois College, B.A.-1983

Bar Associations

American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Associations
DuPage County Bar Association
Kane County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Elite Lawyer Award, 2019- Present
Distinguished BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013-2014
Distinguished BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022- Present
Leading Lawyers, 2012- Present
Leading West Suburban Lawyers, Leading Lawyers, 2013-2018
Super Lawyers, 2019- Present
Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, 2019- Present
10.0 Superb Rating, Avvo- Present

Professional Associations

Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section Counsel Co-Chair
Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section Council Custody Subcommittee, 2002-2003
Kane County Bar Association, Chair, Family Law Committee, 2008-2009
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois Family Support Enforcement Association
America Trial Lawyers Association, Past Member

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Offices / Locations

Shaw Sanders, P.C.

555 S. Randall Road, Suite 105
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone: 630-584-5550

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