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Djuana O'Connor Oshin

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor

Phone: (312) 715-7495

Email: doconnoroshin@luc.edu


Djuana O’Connor Oshin has 24 years of experience in litigating contested divorce and parentage proceedings involving allocation (custody), parenting time (visitation), inter-jurisdictional custody disputes, orders of protection, property division, child support and maintenance. Prior to starting her solo practice, Djuana represented clients at three Chicago area legal aid agencies, and later, in private practice at a boutique family law firm.

Prior to representing clients in family law proceedings, Djuana was a supervisory attorney at the Cook County Public Guardian’s Office representing abused and neglected children as a guardian ad litem for eight and a half years.

Djuana was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1991. She received both her law and undergraduate degrees from Loyola University Chicago. Djuana obtained a 40-hour mediation skills training certificate at Northwestern University and a 40-hour certificate in divorce and family law mediation through the Illinois State Bar Association.

She is an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution.

Djuana has given presentations on family law and domestic violence to bar associations, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Cook County Juvenile Court personnel, and several social service agencies.

She has an advanced-level proficiency in written and spoken Spanish.


Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D.)
Loyola University Chicago (B.A.)

Professional & Community Affiliations

Djuana O'Connor Oshin, Attorney at Law

Courses Taught

Domestic Violence Practicum (School of Law)
Domestic Violence Seminar (M.J. Program)