Attorney Lynn Preshad practices civil litigation, foreclosure defense, immigration law, DUI Defense, Landlord-Tenant Disputes, and defends ordinance violation cases at Dreyfus Law Group. She is dedicated to helping people, represents clients in and out of courtroom proceedings and provides client counseling. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in May 2009 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in November 2009.
While attending law school, Ms. Preshad concentrated in litigation, immigration law, criminal law, and constitutional law, and dedicated her extracurricular time to externing at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, the ABA mentor-mentee program, Mock Trial Board, Amnesty International, American Civil Liberties Union, and participated in client counseling competitions, Moot Court, and Mock Trial competitions.
Prior to joining our team, Attorney Preshad gained experience helping consumers with mortgage loan modifications at a national law firm. Prior to that, she represented clients with issues in the areas of immigration law, family law, contract law, traffic court, landlord-tenant law, and real estate closings.
During and after law school, she volunteered for, CARPLS, CVLS, and SABA Chicago’s “Cyriac Kappil” Indo-American Center Pro bono Clinic, where she continues to volunteer. In 2014, Ms. Preshad received an award from CVLS in recognition of her commitment to pro bono and her efforts to further Chicago Volunteer Legal Services’ mission to provide equal access to justice.
Ms. Preshad is currently a member of the South Asian Bar Association and a board member on the South Asian Bar Association Chicago Foundation, for which she serves as an officer in the position of Secretary. Ms. Preshad is also an actively involved member of the Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association, and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association. She is fluent in Hindi/Urdu and understands some Punjabi, Gujarati, and Spanish.