(630) 355-5800
111 East Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Kathleen West – Partner

Admitted to the Bar: 1981, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Education: University of Illinois (B.U.P., 1973); Loyola University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1981).

Practice Areas:Municipal Law; Zoning Law; Land Development; Contracts; General Practice.

Email: kcw@dbcw.com

Kathy was raised on the south side of Chicago and in Hinsdale, Illinois. In 1973, she received a Bachelor of Urban Planning degree from the University of Illinois (Champaign/Urbana). She worked for several years as an urban planner for the City of Naperville. She began her legal career upon graduation from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1981.

Kathy has concentrated her practice in the areas of land use and zoning law and in commercial and residential real estate transactions. She has represented many land developers and institutions in pursuing their development and growth strategies.

Kathy has been involved in several community organizations including the Heritage YMCA Group (Board Member/Past President), United Methodist Homes & Services (Board Member/President), Little Friends, Inc. (Board Member), Saints Peter & Paul Church Building Committee and CCD (Member/Teacher), and Naperville Development Partnership (Board Member).

Kathy lives in Naperville.