Mr. 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 pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Mr. Hurst 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 the Sports and Entertainment Family Law Division of the Firm, where the firm’s representation was focused on representing high-profile and high-wealth individuals. During the course of his career Mr. Hurst has represented many current and former professional athletes, a prominent Chicago radio show personality, a well-known Chicago news anchor, 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.
Mr. Hurst brings his wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of Family Law to Harrison & Held, where he continues to focus his practice on complex Family Law matters with the highest level of diligence, attention to detail and professionalism, treating every client as if they were his only client.
Mr. Hurst 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 Honours List. During his time at Indiana Law, Mr. Hurst 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.
Socially and politically active in his community, Mr. Hurst has twice been honoured for his civic and professional achievements, as a 2015 honouree for the Chicago Defender’s Men of Excellence Award and a 2015 honouree for C.A.T., Inc.’s Most Distinguished Men of Illinois Award. Mr. Hurst also serves on the Board of A Night Out, Inc., a non-profit organization that helps women victims of domestic violence. Mr. Hurst resides on Chicago’s Southside with his wife and 3 beautiful daughters.
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