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.

Marta Shvets




Marta Shvets possesses extensive legal knowledge and direct experience in the areas of marital and family law, navigating complex cases and successfully delivering results for her clients. She takes a hands-on approach with every client, taking time to understand the precise and distinct details of each case and works together with her clients to ensure justice for every client.

Before joining the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Ltd., Ms. Shvets worked for a firm in Downtown Chicago representing a wide range of civil, criminal defense and immigration clients in federal and state courts in Illinois. Her experience spans family law, divorce, personal injury, insurance, construction and criminal law cases, giving her the unique advantage of diverse perspectives and experiences to better represent her clients and make an impact in the larger fight for fathers.

Ms. Shvets brings a high level of communication and collaboration to every case, and works tirelessly to research and develop creative solutions to win for her clients every day.

While in Law School at Michigan State University, Ms. Shvets worked as guardian ad litem for the Ingham County Probate Court, focusing on guardianships for legally incapacitated individuals and minors. Serving as a guardian ad litem, she discovered her passion for family law and representing the unique needs of every client.

Ms. Shvets maintains active memberships with the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Ms. Shvets speaks several languages in addition to English in order to best support the unique needs of her diverse client base. She is fluent in Ukrainian and Polish and conversant in Russian and Italian.


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor - 2015
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2010