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James M. Hagler - Chicago, IL

19 South La Salle StreetSuite 1500 Chicago, IL 60603- 1490

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Updated: 07/26/2023

Chicago Family Law Lawyer


To accompany his degrees from Boston University and John Marshall Law School, James Hagler also holds an FAA Airframe and Power Plant License from the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation and retired in 2005 after serving as a Sergeant First Class in a combat unit of the Illinois National Guard.

Jim brings his battlefield tactics to the courtroom on behalf of others. He has represented many high-profile clients including professional athletes, recording artists and public officials...

About James M. Hagler

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • High Net Worth Divorce


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1991

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) (Serving on Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluations in Cook County)

Past Positions

  • Illinois National Guard, Sergeant, 1981 - 1995


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1990
    Juris Doctor
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983


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Office Information


19 South La Salle StreetSuite 1500 Chicago, IL 60603- 1490


Other Sources of Feedback About James M. Hagler

Included on the 2015 Illinois list

Past Lists

  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James M. Hagler on Super Lawyers


  • Award of Merit from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
  • Life Saver Award
  • Chicago Best Lawyer 2015 -selected by his peers
  • Best Divorce Lawyer, 2014 - Present

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