Madilyn Keating Ellsworth

Madilyn Keating-Ellsworth


Madilyn Keating-Ellsworth is impassioned by the relationships she develops with clients, enabling her to provide strong representation throughout their case. She has a long track record of advocating on behalf of children, recognizing that parents benefit greatly from supportive counsel to ensure they and their children are on the path to stability.


Madilyn has an extensive background handling sophisticated concepts on a wide range of divorce issues as well as parentage matters, orders of protection, maintenance, child support, disposition of assets and prenuptial agreements.

Intrigued by the vast array of legal concepts that family law transects, Madilyn utilizes her professional experiences to represent clients who need assistance with tax planning, financial issues, estate planning and jurisdiction issues. Her drafting skills and keen analytical abilities make her stand above her peers.


Madilyn grew up on the South Side of Chicago, where she now lives with her husband, daughter and son.

Practice Areas​

Family Law Issues, Allocation of Parental Rights, Responsibilities and Time; Child Support, Distribution of Assets, Post-Dissolution Matters


Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude
Child & Family Advocacy Certification, Michigan State University College of Law
University of Chicago, B.A., Honors

Select Honors

Jurisprudence Achievement Award in Advanced Legal Research

Select Publications​

After Your Divorce Is Final: Tying Up Loose Ends, 2018

Community and Organizations​

Illinois State Bar Association, Family Law Section
Chicago Bar Association, Family Law Committee

Madilyn can be reached directly at or dial 312.376.8860 right now.