2846A N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Tel: (773) 394-6400
Experience. Melanie Pennycuff has many years of experience in both state and federal litigation in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Currently, her practice is dedicated to the areas of bankruptcy, consumer protection law and appellate practice in Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
Throughout her legal career, Pennycuff has represented both individuals and multi-national corporations in a variety of matters. Whether an individual or a large company, all clients receive her full and concentrated attention to their unique legal issues.
Melanie Pennycuff was honored in March, 2010 by being selected as "Member of the Month" by the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.from among its more than 4,000 members located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
Pennycuff has been a presenter at professional educational seminars on Bankruptcy Law matters and was a presenter at a two day seminar on Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy law and practice offered to attorneys and accountants by the National Business Institute in June, 2011.
Education. Pennycuff graduated magna cum laude from Franklin College with a B.S. in psychology. She went on to graduate with honors from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis where she also had the honor of serving on the Board of Editors for the Indiana Law Review.
Melanie Pennycuff is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana and has been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana as well as for the Northern District of Illinois. She is also admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association (www.chicagobar.org) and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (www.nacba.com).