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The Law Offices of David A. Kadzai, LLC

Attorney Ebony D. Shanklin

Ebony Shanklin is a Senior Associate at The Law Office of David A. Kadzai LLC. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. For 18 years she worked in the Cook County's Clerk of the Circuit Court office -- alongside judges in the courtroom and with attorneys and the general public from the counter to the file room. Through it all, she aspired to be a lawyer herself. Ebony attending Chicago State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice in 2011. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate in Intellectual Property Law from Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law school in 2016. Now her dream is a reality. For the past 4 years she has litigated personal injury, divorce, custody and child support matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI, May 2016, J.D.
  • Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, 2011, B.A. Criminal Justice
Chicago Bar Association Cook County Bar Association Federal Bar Association Illinois State Bar Association American Bar Association University of Illinois Alumni Alliance
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