Kathryn McMahon Vivanco

222 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
United States
Office Phone: 312-364-9000
Member since 2019
Membership Type: IACP


Area(s) of Practice: Divorce and Family Law, Collaborative Law, Mediation
License(s): J.D., Bar admission State of Illinois

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII), International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), Lookingglass Theatre Associates Board (Member and past Vice-President), Chicago Business Network

Undergraduate Education

University of Wisconsin, B.A. with distinction, Political Science, International Studies, French, 2007
L’Université Paul Cézanne: L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Aix-en-Provence, France), Political Science Diploma, 2007

Postgraduate Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., Certificate in Tax Law, cum laude, 2012

Professional Education

Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII), Collaborative Law Basic Training, 2019
Center for Conflict Resolution, Mediation Skills Training Certificate, 2019
National Institute of Trial Advocacy and American Bar Association, Family Law Trial Advocacy Program, 2016


Recognized as an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the past 6 consecutive years (2014-2019); the designation is limited to less than 2.5% of lawyers who are fewer than 40 years of age or who have been practicing for 10 years or less in the State of Illinois. Named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers in 2017-2019. Proficient in French and currently studying and learning Spanish.