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Kathryn Liss

​​​​Director of the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center and Acting Director of Law Career Services
Phone: (312) 362-8331
306​ Lewis

Katie Liss graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a BA in psychology and double minor in sociology and criminology of law. She received her JD from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, she attended a comparative family law course in Granada, Spain, was ​a dean’s scholar, and authored a published Law Review article. Prior to joining DePaul Law as the Director of the Schiller DuCanto Family Law Center & Law Career Services Counselor, Katie practiced exclusively as a family law attorney in the Chicagoland area for over ten years.  She represented litigants in divorce, paternity, and adoption proceedings, mediated cases, and was court appointed as a Child’s Representative and Guardian ad Litem.  Katie also served as Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section for the 2016-2017 bar year and founded the Chicago Bar Association’s Human Trafficking Committee. 


BA, Miami University; JD, DePaul University College of Law 

Courses Taught
  • Adoption Law