Making A Difference For Dads

Our Chicago based law firm has a demonstrated record of success on behalf of fathers in custody disputes arising in divorce and paternity cases, in related matters such as domestic violence protection orders, and in post-decree matters such as child abduction, parent relocation and modification of child support orders.

Scott A. Shell




Scott Shell has a record of success, and is skilled at strategic planning and litigation. At the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Ltd., he concentrates on his passion for protecting the rights of fathers and families.

Scott focuses exclusively on marital and family law matters in Cook County and the Collar Counties, with extensive and effective litigation experience in Central Illinois. Scott has successfully litigated numerous highly contested custody and visitation cases, as well as child support, adoption and paternity cases. Scott has also successfully represented both parents and children in many DCFS cases.

Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University and his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Scott is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Iroquois County Bar Association.


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor
  • Syracuse University
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • High Net Worth Divorce

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Iroquois County Bar Association


  • Justice for Fathers Award