Rebecca Lynn Hausman

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Rebecca Hausman is an associate at Mitchell Highlander, LLC, where she focuses her practice of guiding individuals through a wide range of family law matters, such as divorces, custody, parenting time, child support, and adoptions. Before joining the firm, Rebecca worked as an associate at a large national firm where she represented individuals impacted by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. She has also worked as an assistant state's attorney with the Madison County State's Attorney's Office where she was the Chief of the Child Support Enforcement Division. While at the State's Attorney's Office, she also prosecuted criminal cases involving minors and handled requests for the expungement and sealing of criminal records.

Rebecca graduated with her J.D. degree from Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law in 2016 after receiving a B.S. in marketing in 2013 from SIU.

Rebecca holds several leadership roles and volunteer positions within her community. She is the Vice-President of the Madison County Bar Association, past President of the Alton-Wood River Bar Association, Chair of the Young Lawyers' Division for the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, and a member of the Young Lawyers' Division of the Illinois State Bar Association. She was also a member of the Inaugural Class of the Illinois State Bar Association Leadership Academy.

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016
  • Louisiana, 2021

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2016
  • Southern Illinois University , Carbondale, Illinois
    • B.S. - 2013
    • Major: Marketing

Honors

  • Madison County Rising Star Pro Bono Award, 2019
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star Award, 2021

Professional Affiliations

  • Madison County Bar Association, Vice President, 2021 to Present
  • Alton-Wood River Bar Association, Past President, 2018 to 2019
  • Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, Chair-Young Lawyers’ Division, 2017 to Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2016 to Present

Past Positions

  • Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, Associate, 2018 to 2021
  • Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, 2016 to 2018

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Kappa

Languages

  • English