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Awards and Recognition
Sophie Swienton Scholarship Award Recipient
CALI Award for Legal Writing I
CALI Award for Advocacy
Joanna M. Pawlowska
Associate Attorney, LSR Family Law Group
Joanna M. Pawlowska is an associate attorney focusing her practice on all aspects of family and matrimonial matters. Joanna began working with Mr. Rakowski at his previous law firm after clerking with the firm while attending law school.
Joanna earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law, focusing her studies on family law and trusts and estate planning. While in law school, Joanna held a judicial externship with the Honorable William Stewart Boyd in the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Joanna also served as an executive editor for the Children’s Legal Rights Journal, a staff writer for the Public Interest Law Reporter, and as a legal writing tutor. These experiences enabled Joanna to gain firsthand experience and hone skills directly relevant to the practice of family and matrimonial law.
Joanna understands the impact high-conflict family law and divorce matters can have on clients and their families. Compassionate and dedicated, Joanna works diligently to provide the best results for her clients.
Joanna speaks Polish fluently. Proud of her Polish roots, Joanna is active in, and eager to serve, the Polish community in the Chicagoland area.
Illinois State Bar Association
Women's Bar Association of Illinois
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
Loyola University Chicago: B.S., Criminal Justice and Psychology; Minor: French Language and Literature, magna cum laude, 2015
Pro Bono Activities
Amicus Poloniae Legal Clinic