Protecting Your Family And Future

Nicole M. Janes

Attorney Nicole Janes

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law 80%
  • Estate Planning and Probate 20%


Nicole is an experienced attorney working primarily in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kendall and Kane counties. She has experience in representing clients on pre-decree and post-decree family matters, including divorce, parentage and child support. She also helps clients with probate matters and estate planning. She is a great communicator and advocate for her clients dedicated to providing professional and responsive services. Prior to joining Blacha Law Office in 2021, she gained valuable experience working for a solo practitioner and a large firm.


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Greater Chicago Legal Clinic, 2018

Past Positions

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Government Affairs Specialist, 2009 to 2019
  • Law Office of Karen M. Coulis, Legal Assistant, 2009 to 2009


  • English

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2006
  • Indiana, 2009