Andrea Elizabeth Lum

Top rated Family Law attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Newman & Lum PC
Andrea Elizabeth Lum
Newman & Lum PC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2008

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
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Newman & Lum PC

161 N Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601 Visit website


Attorney Andrea Elizabeth Lum is the principal attorney of Newman & Lum, PC a Family Law Firm in Chicago, Illinois. A top-rated attorney with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Lum focuses her practice primarily on family law. She represents the rights and interests of clients throughout the greater Chicago metro area who are going through a divorce, custody dispute, child support modification or award, and with prenuptial agreements. 

Ms. Lum has a driving passion for helping clients through what is likely a very difficult and uncertain time in their lives. Although she is effective in handling all aspects of the divorce process, she has a notable penchant for dealing with complex financial and property division matters, such as child custody and support determinations, spousal maintenance, and business valuations.

She also has extensive experience helping her clients review their financial documents in order to identify all marital and nonmartial assets, and she has successfully defended her clients in a number of appeals. In all cases, Ms. Lum delivers customized solutions and strategies for those she serves in order to increase their chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve, no matter how complex their situations are.

Recognized for her exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Ms. Lum received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and she has earned top client ratings on Avvo and other review sources. She has also received many positive testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.  Ms. Lum is also the current co-chair of the Chicago Bar Association Domestic Relations Committee.

A 2004 graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Ms. Lum earned degrees in political science and Spanish. She spent a semester living in Spain, where she became fluent in the language. After this, she returned to the U.S. and obtained her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008. She has since re-enrolled at Chicago-Kent and has been working toward her Master of Laws in Family Law. A consummate professional, she maintains active involvement with The Chicago Bar Association and other legal organizations.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2008, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Chicago Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Political Science and Spanish, 2004

Office location for Andrea Elizabeth Lum

161 N Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-606-9000


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

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