Kimberly J. Anderson
Kimberly J. Anderson
Kimberly concentrates her practice is all aspects of family law and divorce.  As a ex-prosecutor, she knows how to litigate your case for maximum results.  She represents a variety of individuals, including business owners, entrepreneurs, and other professionals.  Whichever way your case proceeds, Kimberly implements a team approach with you.  You will be involved in every aspect of your case and the right strategy will be employed to secure the best result for you.  Every case is individual and special, and you will work together to make sure you find the right result.

Regarded highly by her peers, she has been nominated as a Super Lawyer since 2008.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers rated by their peers due to professional achievement.   Only 5% of the lawyers in Illinois will qualify as a Super Lawyer.  Kimberly was recently nominated to “The Top Women Attorneys in Illinois and will be featured in the October 2013 issue of Chicago Magazine.

Kimberly held the position as the Chair over both the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Associations Family Law Section councils.  These positions are held in high regard in the legal field.

Currently, Kimberly sits on the Board of the Business Executive Association (“BEA”).  The BEA is a group of business leaders dedicated to improving their businesses through networking and sharing management philosophies and ideas.  You can contact Kimberly at kanderson@illinoislawforyou.com

 

Admitted

Illinois, 1998, United States Supreme Court, 2002

Law School

The John Marshall Law School, JD, with Honors 1998

Undergraduate Degree

Elmhurst College, Bachelors of Science in Business, 1995

Law Related Activities

  • American Bar Association 1996-2002
  • Co-chair, Children and the Law 2000
  • Association for Conflict Resolution-Member, 2003-2005
  • CARPLS. Young Lawyers Board Member, 1999-2001
  • Bar Attorney, Juvenile Court, 2001-2006
  • Chicago Bar Association. 1998-2008
  • Chair of the Chicago Bar’s Domestic Relations Committee, 2007-2008
  • 17th Annual Moot Court Competition, Judge, 1998
  • Member of the Adoption and Family Law Divisions, 2000-Present
  • Chicago Bar-Chair-Matrimonial Subcommittee, Judiciary and the Court, 2002-2007
  • Child Representative-Cook County, 2004-Present
  • Criminal Justice Trial Competition, trial team member, 1998
  • Coach for New Zealand, Canterbury School of Law, 1999
  • Georgetown White Collar Crime Competition, Coach for the John Marshall Law School. 1998, 1999

Illinois Bar Association

  • Assembly member,  2002-2006, 2007-Present
  • Committee on Bar Services & Activities, 2000-2009 (Chair), 2008-2009
  • Committee on Law Related Education for the Public, 2003-2011, (Chair) 2009-20010
  • Committee on Women and the Law, 2000-2006
  • Family Law Section Council, 2005-2011, Chair 2011-2012
  • Forensic Forum member 2009-Present, President 2011-2012
  • Recipient of the Illinois State Bar Assoc. Community Service Award, 2001
  • Solo and Small Conference, Planning Member, 2007-2009
  • Standing Committee on Bar Elections Supervision, 2002-2009
  • Standing Committee on Judicial Evaluations-Cook County, 2002-2010
  • Young Lawyers Board Member, 1999-2002
  • Illinois LEARN Board of Directors, 2000-2009
  • National Association of Counsel for Children, 1996-2002
  • Women Everywhere, Partners and Service Project
  • Board member, 1998-2008, President 2007

Seminars/Speaking Engagements/CLE

  • Guest Speaker, Domestic Violence, Channel 21, December 2002
  • Speaker, Child Support.  “Law at the Library” seminar-CBA, 2003-2007
  • Speaker, Triton College, Family law, April 10, 2001
  • IICLE-Divorce Advocacy School, Developing Powerful Discovery Skills, 2001
  • IICLE-Basic Skills-The New Attorney’s Introduction to the Effective Practice of Law
  • April 7, 2008
  • IICLE-Basic Skills, October 14-15, 2008
  • IICLE-Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements, November 11 & November 21, 2008
  • Speaker, Domestic violence issues, Rainbow House, 2000
  • National Association of Counsel for Children, three day seminar. Training courses included Syndrome Evidence,
  • Diagnostic Imaging in Infant Abuse, Domestic Violence and Psychiatric Testimony & and Mental Status, 1998
  • Hot Topics in Domestic Violence, Speaker “Nuts and Bolts of Hearings on Civil Orders of Protection, September 8, 2006
  • John Marshall Law School, Speaker, Issues for new attorneys, October 30, 2006
  • Illinois State Bar, Speaker Cable program , “Abandoned baby and Adoptions”
  • September 27, 2006
  • Illinois State Bar, Speaker-“Passed the Bar, Now What?”  August 22, 2008
  • Hot Topics in Matrimonial Law, Chicago Bar Seminar, February 28, 2006
  • The John Marshall Law School, Animal Law Issues in Family Law, 2006