Jason L. Hurst has practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law since 2010, handling matters related to divorce, custody, child support, parenting time disputes, and the preparation of premarital agreements.
Jason is a Chicago native and graduate of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. He received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2009 having been named to the Dean’s Honors List. During his time at Indiana Law, Jason gained his first experience in the area of Family Law serving as a Law Clerk for Illinois Appellate Court Justice, John O. Steele – formerly a trial judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County – Domestic Relations Division.
He joined Harrison & Held, LLP in 2015 after having spent 5 years practicing at one of Chicago’s premier Family Law firms. There he practiced in both the Family Law and Sports and Entertainment Family Law divisions of the Firm, where the firm’s representation was focused on representing high-profile and high-wealth individuals. During the course of his career, Jason has represented many current and former professional athletes, members of the media and a Grammy award-winning Chicago musician, amongst the countless other hardworking teachers, police officers, entrepreneurs and other professionals that he has had the pleasure of working with.
Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law (2021)
Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars (2017-2020)
Leading Lawyers - Emerging Lawyers (2015-2019)
The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (2016, 2019)
Expert Network - Distinguished Lawyer (2017)
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys - Top 10 Under 40 (2017)
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best Family Law Attorney (2017)
Attorney & Practice Magazine - Top 10 Family Law Attorney (2017)
The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40 (2016)
Chicago Defender - Men Of Excellence Award (2015)
C.A.T., Inc. - Most Distinguished Men Of Illinois (2015)
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