Manon Lemonnier-Clark is an accomplished attorney with experience across diverse legal settings. She began her career at the City of Chicago Law Department, where she handled property rights litigation and municipal code prosecutions. Manon demonstrated her versatility through roles in the Collections and Ownership Division and Legal Information and Prosecutions Division.
Committed to immigration law, Manon served as a Project Coordinator and Student Legal Representative at DePaul University’s Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic. She adeptly managed asylum cases, conducted research, prepared affidavits and motions, and assisted clients through hearings. Her dedication to underserved communities is further reflected in her volunteer work helping immigrants prepare for citizenship.
A lifelong learner, Manon graduated summa cum laude from DePaul University College of Law and was awarded CALI Excellence Awards across her education. She previously earned top honors and recognition as valedictorian in her Master’s and Bachelor’s programs at the prestigious Université Toulouse 1 Capitole in France.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Manon is multilingual and brings a global perspective shaped by her experiences living abroad. Her intellect and empathy equip her to effectively serve diverse clients. Well-versed in both common law and civil code, Manon bridges legal systems with ease.
Driven, compassionate, and resilient, Manon charts her own course in the legal field. She leverages her talents in creative ways, pursuing clerkships, clinics, and volunteer work to deepen her knowledge. With her sharp legal mind, cross-cultural fluency, and unwavering work ethic, Manon’s future is bright and boundless.