Wheaton and Geneva Law Firm, McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., Welcomes Two New Hires

DuPage County Divorce Lawyers

The distinguished firm of McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., is thrilled to announce the hiring of two experienced associate attorneys, Matthew Karstens and Tyler Neher. The firm is excited to onboard these two accomplished attorneys to add to an already impressive lineup of lawyers who are ready to help with matters related to family law and more.

Mr. Karstens comes to the firm with robust experience working in the office of the Kane County State’s Attorney. Before becoming a prosecutor, Mr. Karstens worked as an associate attorney in the field of family and civil law in Cook County and the surrounding counties. He joins the firm ready to exhibit his impressive courtroom skills, which fuel his passion for representing clients to the fullest extent possible. Mr. Karstens has a Bachelor’s degree, M.B.A. and J.D. from Northern Illinois University.

Mr. Neher joins the firm with impressive experience working as an associate attorney at a family law office in Cook and DuPage County, where he helped clients address a variety of divorce and family law-related matters. Before working in the area of family law, Mr. Neher worked as a prosecutor in the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office on domestic violence cases. He developed notable trial experience through his work there, showing off his preeminent litigation skills in the courtroom. Mr. Neher obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and his J.D. from Northern Illinois University.

Attorney Hannah McKinney Kingrey Joins Wheaton Family Law Firm, McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C.

Hannah McKinney Kingrey

McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. is pleased to welcome Attorney Hannah McKinney Kingrey as an associate attorney as of October 2022. Hannah concentrates on all areas of domestic relations law including divorce, post-decree modifications, child custody disputes, and pre and post-nuptial agreements. Hannah also handles probate matters.

Hannah’s background, skills and versatility as an attorney make her a valuable addition to the firm. While her record in the courtroom is impressive, so is her proven ability to help clients resolve their disputes through mediation and negotiation. MNGR, P.C. is excited to have such an esteemed attorney join their dynamic team of professionals.

Hannah’s ability to streamline the process of a family law case in order to achieve faster, more favorable and less uncertain results for clients shows Hannah’s skills as an advocate in or out of court. Even during law school, Hannah’s excellent courtroom advocacy skills led her to become an octofinalist in the National Child Welfare and Adoption Moot Court Competition. She attended law school at The John Marshall Law School and graduated in 2015.

Family Law Attorneys with Wheaton and Geneva firm McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. Recognized for their Continuous Dedication to the Community and Profession

MNGR PR May 2022

McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. is excited to share the recent accomplishments of two of the firm’s family law attorneys. Attorney Lisa Giese has made tremendous strides in the legal profession in the last month, and continues to demonstrate the passion and commitment that the firm instills in its everyday practice. McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C (MNGR) is led by four female partners and is thrilled to support members of the team as they champion women throughout the professional landscape.

The DuPage Association of Women Lawyers (DAWL) has recognized Lisa M. Giese as their 2022 Inspirational Woman of the Year. DAWL is a diverse legal association comprised of professionals who believe in advancing the legal profession, encouraging camaraderie, supporting one another, and promoting honor and dignity. Each year, DAWL nominates a female lawyer within the DuPage County area who exhibits courage, strength, dignity, and compassion throughout all areas of her career and personal life.

Wheaton Family Law Firm McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. Promotes Gabby Antoniolli to Junior Partner

Maria Antoniolli

McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp P.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Maria “Gabby” Antoniolli as its newest junior partner. The decision to select Gabby as a junior partner was based on her proven track record as an outstanding attorney as well as her leadership skills and involvement in the legal community. Gabby’s versatility and skill in handling a wide variety of legal issues make her an ideal candidate for partnership at McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp P.C.

Gabby represents clients who are experiencing a variety of legal concerns, from divorce to criminal charges. She has proven herself to be adept as a skilled negotiator and advocate as well as a vigorous litigator when necessary to serve her clients’ interests. In addition to being a certified Guardian ad Litem, Gabby holds J.D. certificates in Trial Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution and is active with the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and DuPage County Bar Association. Gabby was also named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2022, a peer-nominated award for exemplary talent and dedication.

"Gabby provides exceptional legal services to our clients across a range of practice areas, including family and criminal law. Her remarkable work ethic and strong legal skills have played a critical role in the success of our growing firm," said Lisa Giese, a founding partner at McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C.

Kane County Bar Association President Joins Wheaton Law Firm to Form McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C.

McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C.

The law firm of McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C. is excited to announce their merger with Kane County Bar Association President Attorney Emily Rapp of MagnusonRapp, LLC. The merged firm, McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, P.C., will consist of four experienced partners and six associate attorneys with distinct and varying legal backgrounds. The firm dedicates its legal efforts to family law matters, criminal proceedings, real estate closings, estate planning, and bankruptcy cases.

Attorney Emily Rapp is an established and trusted attorney in Kane and DuPage Counties and the surrounding areas. Her position as the President of the Kane County Bar Association exemplifies her commitment to the legal profession and families of Illinois. She has been recognized by her peers for her outstanding dedication to family law matters on numerous occasions, and she has been named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Emily is an active member of the legal community serving as vice-chair of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee and as a member of the Family Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association.

“Attorney Emily Rapp is an exceptional attorney, and we are incredibly excited and proud to have her join us. Her wisdom, skill, and compassion regarding family law matters make her an invaluable asset to our team and our clients. We look forward to growing our firm with Attorney Rapp on our team,” commented Lisa Giese.

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