Carolyn D. Jansons


Northern Illinois University and a 2001 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. She graduated seventh (7th) in her class from Northern Illinois University College of Law and was a member of the Law Review. She is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and was admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court in 2006.

Carolyn is a member of the Kane County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. She was the co-chair of the Kane County Bar Association's New Lawyer's Division (2003-2007). She has chaired the Local Government Law Committee, the Rules Subcommittee of the Family Law Committee and the Family Law and the Civil Practice Committee.

Carolyn was named the  Outstanding New Lawyer by the Kane County Bar Association in 2006. Carolyn has been a member of the Kane County Bar Association Executive Board since 2013, and became the Secretary/Treasurer of the KCBA in 2015, Vice President in 2016 and the President in June of 2017. She has also been the Chair of the KCBA's largest committee, the Family Law Committee, and has been very active in other capacities as well. 


Carolyn was named the Outstanding New Lawyer in 2005 by the Kane County Bar Association. Carolyn has been honored as one of the Top 100 Family Lawyers in Illinois by the American Academy of Legal Advocates.


Carolyn's practice areas include family law, municipal law, civil litigation, collection, corporate and business planning, real estate, post closing real estate litigation and school law. Carolyn appealed a trial court decision and won, establishing favorable law affecting all of the municipalities in the State in regard to truck weight limits on municipal street and has served as an adviser to the Illinois Municipal League on issues related to that case.

Carolyn can be contacted by email at

Geographical Areas

Carolyn Jansons practices in the following geographical areas.

  • DeKalb County – including, but not limited to, Cortland, DeKalb, Kaneville, Maple Park, Sandwich, Sycamore, and other ares of DeKalb County
  • DuPage County – including, but not limited to, Addison, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Naperville, Oak Brook, West Chicago, Warrenville, Wheaton, Winfield and other ares of DuPage County
  • Kane County – including but not limited to, Algonquin, Aurora, Batavia, Burlington, Carpentersville, Elburn, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hampshire, Montgomery, North Aurora, South Elgin, St. Charles, Sugar Grove, Wasco and other ares of Kane County
  • Kendall County – including, but not limited to, MIllbrook, Newark, Oswego, Sandwich, Sheridan, Somonauk, Yorkville and other ares of Kendall County
  • Cook County, including Chicago, Jo Davies County, McHenry County, Lake County, Ogle County, Will County and Winnebago County depending on the matter