McSwain Nagle & Giese, P.C. open new law firm in Wheaton

  • Jane Nagle, Mary McSwain & Lisa Giese

    Jane Nagle, Mary McSwain & Lisa Giese

Updated 6/30/2020 2:20 PM

McSwain Nagle & Giese, P.C. is announcing the opening of their new law firm in Wheaton. With more than 65 years of combined experience in divorce and family law, their accomplished attorneys are well-qualified to assist the citizens of DuPage County and surrounding areas with a variety of legal matters.

The distinguished attorneys at McSwain Nagle & Giese, P.C believe in providing high-quality legal representation customized to their clients' diverse needs. They have handled a wide range of pre-decree and post-decree divorce cases resulting in successful outcomes. They help clients understand their options for reaching a fair settlement but are also prepared to aggressively represent them during courtroom litigation when necessary.


Attorney Mary E. McSwain concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and residential real estate. As an accomplished trial attorney, McSwain has written several appellate briefs that resulted in precedent-setting published opinions. Active in the legal community, she has served as an elected member of the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly and the DuPage County Bar Association Board of Directors. Prior to opening McSwain Nagle & Giese, her former law partner was attorney Neal Cerne, who is now an associate judge in DuPage County.

Attorney Jane E. Nagle concentrates her practice in the areas of divorce and family law in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, Kendall, Lake and surrounding counties. Nagle has managed numerous pre-decree and post-decree divorce cases as well as paternity, child support enforcement, and contested cases involving the allocation of parental decision-making and parenting time. Jane is also experienced in handling Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases and creditor negotiations. She currently serves as the Secretary on the Standing Committee on the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board, and she is an active member of the DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations.

Attorney Lisa M. Giese has handled thousands of uncontested and contested family law cases, including pre- and post-decree divorce cases, support modification and enforcement proceedings, paternity and parenting time (visitation) matters, allocation of parental responsibilities (child custody) and removal (relocation) cases, DCFS appeals, orders of protection, and guardianship cases. Giese is active in the legal community, serving on the Illinois State Bar Association's Child Law Section Council for the last several years. She previously served as a director of the DuPage County Bar Association and DuPage Association of Women Lawyers.

In addition, attorney Jessica L. Defino and attorney Melissa L. Marin both use their unique skill sets and personal experiences to passionately advocate for their clients, providing sound legal advice on various family law issues. Attorney Kevin C. McSwain utilizes his vast knowledge of Illinois law to guide clients on family law and residential real estate transactions.

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"I am thrilled to open our new firm and launch our new website. I consider it an honor and a privilege to work with such outstanding and passionate attorneys in the areas of family law and real estate. Together, we look forward to providing exceptional legal services to the citizens of Illinois," McSwain commented.

About McSwain Nagle & Giese, P.C.

McSwain Nagle & Giese, P.C. (MNG) has formed a solid reputation for advocating on their clients' behalf by providing a personal touch to each divorce and family law case they handle. They work tirelessly to protect their clients' rights and take the time to understand a client's needs and thoroughly explain the available options, such as mediation or collaborative law.

In addition, the attorneys at MNG have experience working as guardians ad litem as well as with the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program to address issues related to domestic violence, juvenile law, and DCFS hearings and appeals. They can assist families with bankruptcy and other complex financial issues, as well as estate planning, wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. They also provide representation to buyers and sellers during residential real estate transactions.

To learn more about McSwain Nagle & Giese PC, visit or call (630) 407-1200 to schedule a consultation.

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