A native of Central Illinois, Matt Majernik grew up in Streator, Illinois. After high school, Matt graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing. Mr. Majernik then attended Southern Illinois University where he obtained his Juris Doctor. In law school, Mr. Majernik served as a staff writer and editor for the Journal of Legal Medicine. He was also awarded the prestigious SIU School of Law Alumni Association Scholarship.
Mr. Majernik began his legal career working as a law clerk for the Honorable Arnold F. Blockman, the presiding judge for the family law division of Champaign County. Mr. Majernik then worked in private practice at a family law firm in Champaign County before joining Allison & Mosby-Scott.
Mr. Majernik focuses his practice on Family Law, and Estate Planning. He has significant experience in the areas of divorce/dissolution of marriage, parentage actions, custody, child support, orders of protection, stalking no contact orders, and adoptions. Additionally, his experience includes drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and other necessary estate planning documents, as well as, handling the probate of an estate.
Mr. Majernik is also a trained mediator and works with couples in mediation, so they can avoid the time and expense of litigation.
Mr. Majernik is married to Elizabeth Majernik and the couple have one child, a son named Gannon.
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois (2011)
In 2016 Mr. Majernik became a member of The National Advocates – Top 40 Under 40. Membership into The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals under the age of 40 who meet stringent qualifications.