Mary McClellan will bring integrity and experience. 

Mary will support term limits. 

The Political establishment will stop at nothing to keep good people out of the courthouse. Mary recently was attacked by one of their very own. The McHenry County Risk Manager brought false charges against her and even perjured herself for the sole purpose of smearing Mary’s good name. 
Her career has been dedicated to the pursuit of justice. 

Having been involved in McHenry County since 1989, she has worked for a positive difference in McHenry County.
She has always been very concerned about the community. She believes there are workable solutions available that will enhance fiscal responsibility in all areas of government.

She has a strong belief in representing the people and not her interest. 

Mary McClellan brings accomplishment and legal knowledge as an attorney with over 15 years of experience in the law.  She has successfully prosecuted and defended both jury and bench trials, in McHenry, Lake, Boone, DuPage, Kane, Will, and Cook Counties.

Throughout her career as an attorney, Ms. McClellan has represented individual, corporate, and governmental clients, in both civil and criminal matters.

Ms. McClellan began her legal career in 1999 as a paralegal for Sonnenshein Nath and Rosenthal in Chicago, Illinois. She served as a litigation paralegal while attending law school.  In 2005, Ms. McClellan joined the McHenry County States attorney’s office.  Ms. McClellan went on to work for Querrey and Harrow a multi-service law firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. McClellan than served with the Cook County States Attorney’s office where she handled complex civil litigation and labor and employment matters for the county.   

In December 2018, Ms. McClellan joined a litigation firm in Chicago where her practice includes defending medical malpractice claims and insurance defense claims. She has defended several complex jury cases this year alone.  

Ms. McClellan earned her Associate degree from McHenry County College in 1997, her Bachelor of Science degree from National Lewis University in 1999 and her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law school of Chicago in 2004.

Her dedication to public service has always been a priority as well as equal access to justice for all citizens.  

Ms. McClellan lives in unincorporated McHenry County where she enjoys boating and fishing.


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