Marilynn Dye, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Springfield, Illinois

Finding the right family law office or attorney could be a difficult decision to make. Marilynn Dye is one of our Senior Associate Attorneys at our firm and is practicing family law in our Springfield, Illinois office. Marilynn will listen to your case and is here to guide you through the process.

Marilynn graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University. She went on to further her education and received her Juris Doctor and Master's of Law from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Marilynn has served as a volunteer on Domestic Violence Women's Shelters, on the board of a non-profit Counseling Services and tutored for the Minority Legal Education Resources for over a decade.

A native of Arkansas, Marilynn lived in Chicago for over 20 years. Marilynn's mother was orphaned and became a Ward of the State of Illinois which has provided her with insight to many non-traditional family law issues. When she is not practicing law, Marilynn is involved in many community projects, book clubs, and participates in 5K events. She also enjoys discovering new hiking trails with her two rescue dogs: Kansas and Miss Utah.

Note: The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Modification
  • Father's Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1999


  • Right Moves Counseling, Board Member, 2014 - 2018
  • Bar President, 1996
  • Governor 7th Circuit American Bar Association, 1997
  • Moot Court, 1997 - 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • Domestic Violence Women’s Shelter Arkansas (10 years)
  • Tutor Illinois Bar Exam (10 years)
  • Chicago Cares Community Activist (20 years)
  • Debra’s Place Women’s Shelter Chicago (10 years)

Past Positions

  • SAP America, Inc., Senior Contract Specialist, 2006 - 2007
  • SPSS Inc., Attorney, 2007 - 2009


  • The John Marshall Law School, 1999
    Masters of Business (International Law)
  • John Marshall Law School, 1998
    Juris Doctor, Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Northwestern University, 1992
    Bachelor of Science
  • Honors: Dean's List