User details
ID 1542535572 Email address
Status Active
Gender Female
Pdf pdf/Mary-Pat-Benz.pdf
Photo photos/Mary-Benz.jpg
Web folder mary-pat-benz
Contact information
First name Mary Last name Benz
Full name Mary Patricia Benz
Corporation Mary Patricia Benz Law
Address 1 111 West Washington Street, Suite 1150
City Chicago
ZIP Code 60602
State Illinois
Phone (312) 580-1118 Fax (312) 372-1974
Cell public? Yes URL
CC name   CC email  
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 11,1,2
  • University of Illinois, Chicago (B.A. with Distinction in Psychology, 1973)
  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude 1978), Order of the Coif, Legal Assistance Clinic, Legal Writing Instructor, Dean's List


  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association
  • Appellate Lawyers Association
  • Association of Conflict Resolution (Chicago Chapter)
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators (Illinois Chapter)


Mary Patricia Benz, an experienced trial and appellate attorney, opened a solo practice in downtown Chicago concentrating on professional responsibility counseling, litigation, administrative hearings, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Benz has over 30 years of experience in state and federal courts. She focuses on all types of dispute resolution for individuals and businesses including lawyers, educators, and other professionals. She served for over ten years as a volunteer hearing board member and chair for Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). Ms. Benz is an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

Ms. Benz has been consistently named by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top attorneys in Illinois from 2005 – 2013 for general litigation. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers Magazine. Ms. Benz is also the recipient of the Chicago Bar Association, William J. White Award (2004) for service to the Judicial Evaluation Committee for multi-year contribution of time and expertise, and for the vigor and integrity for managing a particularly challenging year as Chair of the Investigation Division. Ms. Benz was recently honored by the ARDC  and Supreme Court of Illinois "in recognition and appreciation of substantial contribution to the public, the legal profession and the courts, by serving with distinction as a Member of the Attorney Disciplinary System".

ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 1999
Rates Please contact for details.
Dispute areas 7,9,12,15,17,19,20,22,33,37,43,44,45,46,54,59,60,68,69,70,71,72
Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Sep 16 2015
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled Yes
Latitude 41.881500244140625
Longitude -87.62439727783203
GoogleMaps accuracy Post code (zip code) level accuracy