We are dedicated to providing you the highest quality legal services at affordable prices.

Call us at 847-244-4696 to learn more.


At Shaw Law Ltd., our lawyers offer practical and insightful counsel on a wide range of family law problems in Lake County, McHenry County and Northern Cook County, north of the Loop.


Shaw Law Ltd. can meet practically any legal need that a person or family can encounter over the course of a lifetime. We handle divorces, criminal defense, real estate transactions and civil litigation on all kinds of issues.


Skilled and Aggressive Illinois Criminal Trial Lawyers
If you’re charged with a serious crime, it’s a good idea to choose a defense attorney who can meet several different needs.


Protecting Your Second Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Until recently, it was unclear as to what constitutional rights under the Second Amendment were conveyed to an individual, if any.

Full-Service Law Firm for Chicago and the Northern Suburbs • Free In-Office Initial Consultations

At Shaw Law Ltd., our attorneys offer dependable and efficient client service on a wide variety of legal problems in an atmosphere of open and candid communication. We know from experience that a successful attorney-client relationship depends on our ability to understand your needs and objectives, and on your access to information and advice when you need it.

If you need advice about criminal defense, family law, estate planning, bankruptcy, personal injury or gun law in Lake County or McHenry County, contact us for a free in-office consultation. Find out how you can benefit from a relationship with our Waukegan lawyers who value the process of client service as much as the result across the full range of our practice.

Clients of Shaw Law Ltd. are quick to see the advantages of working with a firm that can see beyond the demands of the immediate problem to protect their broader interests. As a result, many clients turn to us for advice on a new issue years after we helped them through a divorce or criminal defense problem.

Protecting Rights of Gun Owners and Manufacturers
Our attorneys have over 50 years experience with all types of gun law matters including firearm regulatory compliance, federal and state firearms litigation and administrative procedures. Many of our clients are within the firearms industry and we are here to protect their rights.

Arrested in the Northern Collar Counties? Call an Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyer
Our experience in misdemeanor and felony defense allows us to work toward favorable outcomes on a wide range of criminal matters, from driving under the influence (DUI) and drug charges to serious sex crimes or violent offenses. At the same time, we’re just as effective with the resolution of problems related to real estate, wills and trusts, or debt relief. Our goal is to serve as the only law firm your family will ever need to work with.

Contact Us and Schedule a Free In-Office Initial Consultation
To learn more about our practice and our client service values, contact a family law attorney or criminal defense lawyer at Shaw Law Ltd. in Waukegan. We also represent clients in such southeastern Wisconsin locations as Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee County.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Meet Mark L. Shaw

Mark Shaw founded the firm in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn, L.P. and Seyfarth Shaw, L.P. He received a B.S. Pharm., with honors, from Purdue University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a licensed pharmacist having practiced in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

We are dedicated to providing you the highest quality legal services at affordable prices.

Call us at
(847) 244-4696
to learn more

free in-office initial consultation

Shaw Law Ltd., a full-service law firm for people in Chicago's northern suburbs.

Call 847-244-4696 to meet with one of our experienced attorneys.

Free Initial Consultation.