Monica P. Patankar

1700 North Farnsworth Avenue, Suite 28, Aurora, IL 60505

 Patankar Law P.C.

Monica P. Patankar

Aurora IL lawyer Monica Patankar 10.0Monica Padmakar Patankar

Monica P. Patankar is a partner with the law firm of Patankar Law P.C. Monica takes a compassionate approach to helping clients solve their legal issues. She listens to each story carefully and understands that no two issues are alike. Monica's legal training and experience have prepared her to handle your legal needs.

Monica gained her legal knowledge at University of Notre Dame Law School in Notre Dame, Indiana. Upon graduation, Monica worked for a large law firm, Chapman and Cutler LLP in Chicago, Illinois. At Chapman, Monica worked with large municipalities and other governmental entities to raise capital for large infrastructure projects.

After working for Chapman, Monica also had the opportunity to focus her legal acumen on individuals with family law issues and businesses handling general litigation and transactional matters, before forming Patankar Law P.C. Moreover, through her previous work experiences, she gained an interest in taxation and furthered her education at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law receiving an LL.M. in Taxation. Monica is trained as a Guardian ad Litem, an attorney that is appointed to determine what is in the best interest of the minor children, in Kane, DuPage, and Kendall Counties.

In addition, as a Certified Mediator, Monica has experience helping individuals going through a divorce or child-related dispute, or a financial dispute. As a Certified Mediator, Monica assists individuals with coming to a mutually acceptable solution to a contested issue.

She is a member of the Kane County Bar Association and DuPage County Bar Association.

Monica is a board member of an Indian-American cultural organization and is fluent in the Marathi language. Monica also won the title of Miss Illinois for America 2019 and represents the State of Illinois through various appearances and community events.

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Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • Missouri


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, IN, J.D.
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, LL.M. in Taxation
  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • DuPage Inns of Court
  • Notre Dame Alumni Association
  • Maharashtra Mandal of Chicago (MMC) Board Member

Speaking Engagements:

  • Estate Planning Basics (2021)
  • Estate Planning and COVID-19 (2020)
  • The 14th Annual Commercial Lending law Seminar, Speaker, Nov. 2013
  • Continuing Legal Education presentation "Guardianship for Minors" Dupage County Bar Association (March 15, 2018)


  • Kane County Bar Association Community Service Award (2020)
  • Glancer Magazine's 15 Fascinating Faces of 2019
  • Cultural Champion Award from the City of Aurora (2019)
  • Mayor's Award of Excellence from the City of Aurora (2019)
DuPage County Bar Association Illinois State Bar Association Asian American Bar Association Kane County Bar Association
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