Marina Benitez

Marina joined the Law Offices of Kenneth M Devaney in October of 2023 as a legal assistant and office manager. Before joining she worked as a court clerk for the Lake County Circuit Clerk's office for 2 and a half years. She graduated from College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois in 2018 with an Associate's Degree in the Arts. She is currently enrolled at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois to complete her Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies.

She provides exceptional customer service to all clients. She also helps attorney Kenneth M Devaney with drafting court documents and preparing cases for court. Marina also handles filing documents with the court, keeping client files organized, scheduling meetings and court dates, and assists in any need necessary.

Kenneth M. Devaney

Mr. Devaney holds more than 15 years of experience in court fighting for clients in all family law matters. Ken streamlines and simplifies the complexities that his clients face every day in the courts of Lake County Illinois.

Ken uses his expertise to individualize your case, by using applicable law and experience to deliver results, while considering all the personal details. Ken and his team of professionals will keep in close communication with you, keeping you informed about where your case stands in the legal process at every step. Whether conflict arises from a divorce, allocation of parental responsibility, child support, past judgments or modifications and changes, Ken will work with each client individually to reach a successful resolution.

The Law Offices of Kenneth M. Devaney will craft a specific strategy to meet your goals, providing personalized feedback to keep you informed, confident, and prepared to make the right decisions. You will be at ease when working with our experienced team, understanding, and knowing that you are making the best choices to receive your results. As your Attorney, Ken's experience and judgment are extremely valuable to his clients, his judgment, experience, and network allows his firm to guide you confidently even when the law itself may be unclear.


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Marquette University B.S. Business and Sociology
  • Loyola Academy

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • 19th Judicial Circuit Court Guardian ad Litem and Mediator
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association