Tamara Meister

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Morton, IL

Butler, Giraudo & Meister, P.C.
 | 100 South Main Street, Suite A
Morton, IL 61550-2063
Phone: 309-263-1204
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Partner at Butler Giraudo & Meister, Tamara Meister is a family law attorney in Morton and Peoria, Illinois. With transparent communication, compassion and diligence, she works with clients to settle issues and disputes related to property division, child support, divorce, adoptions, and custody and visitation. She also works with individuals and clients in surrogacy matters, including egg donor contracts and surrogacy contracts.

    Ms. Meister is extensively experienced in litigating agency adoptions, private adoptions, contested adoptions and stepparent adoptions. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, the Peoria County Bar Association and the Tazewell County Bar Association. At Crittenton Centers, she is also the chairperson for the board of directors and involved with the Morton Kiwanis.

    In 2006, Ms. Meister graduated as a Faculty Academic Scholarship Recipient from Illinois Wesleyan University. She then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School and graduated in the top 25% of her class with her Juris Doctor in 2012. During her time in law school, she was a research and teaching assistant, a Herzog Scholarship Recipient and a Multiple CALI Award Recipient.

    A lifetime member of the community, Ms. Meister takes great pride in her ability to give back to her hometown. She does philanthropic work as a committee member for both the Miss Morton Scholarship Pageant and the Crittenton Centers Festival of Trees. With an understanding that family dynamics are often challenging, she helps clients identify each option available to them, create long-term goals and make decisions about their future that leads to success.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

    Selections

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    Rising Stars: 2020

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    About Tamara Meister

    Admitted: 2012, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.susanbutlerlaw.com/Attorneys/TamaraMeister.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Research Assistant to Professor Rogelio Lasso, The John Marshall Law School
    • Top 25%, The John Marshall Law School
    • Teaching Assistant to Professor Rogelio Lasso, The John Marshall Law School
    • The John Marshall Law School Herzog Scholarship Recipient
    • Multiple CALI Award Recipient at the John Marshall Law School
    • Award that recognizes emerging young leaders in the Peoria, IL community, 40 Under 40, Peoria Magazine, 2019
    • Illinois Wesleyan University Faculty Academic Scholarship Recipient

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
    • American Bar Association
    • Tazewell County Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Peoria County Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Miss Morton Scholarship Pageant, Committee Member
    • Morton Kiwanis
    • Crittenton Centers Festival of Trees, Committee Member
    • Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Crittenton Centers, Peoria, IL

    Educational Background:

    • Illinois Wesleyan University, Honors: Faculty Academic Scholarship Recipient, 2003, 2006
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    Office Location for Tamara Meister

    100 South Main Street
    Suite A
    Morton, IL 61550-2063

    Phone: 309-263-1204

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    Last Updated: 6/22/2020

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