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Kristin L. Flanagan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westchester, IL

The Law Offices of Christopher Edmonds, Ltd.
2255 Enterprise Dr, Suite 5503
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-483-6895
Fax: 708-483-6994
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Family Law
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Attorney Profile

Kristin L. Flanagan is a top-rated family law attorney at The Law Offices of Christopher D. Edmonds, Ltd., in Westchester, Illinois. Ms. Flanagan helps clients with family law issues including divorce, adoption, child custody, child support, legal separation, parental responsibilities, parenting time, paternity and property disposition, as well as domestic violence and orders of protection She also has experience in real estate law. She represents clients throughout the western suburbs of Chicago and the surrounding areas.

Ms. Flanagan earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Purdue University with a focus in law and society. She received her law degree from the UIC John Marshall Law School. She holds a license to practice law before all Illinois state courts. In 2015, she became a certified guardian ad litem in DuPage County, Illinois.

Prior to joining The Law Offices of Christopher D. Edmonds, Ltd., Ms. Flanagan served as a clerk for a domestic relations judge in the Daley Center. She was also an intern in the child support and juvenile divisions of the DuPage County State’s Attorney Office.

Over the course of her career in private practice, Ms. Flanagan has resolved many complex family law matters through both negotiation and litigation. She understands that her clients are often going through an emotional and stressful time and provides compassionate and personalized representation, while strongly advocating on their behalf.

In addition to managing her legal practice and serving her clients, Ms. Flanagan stays active in her legal community through participation in professional organizations. She is a member of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Kristin L. Flanagan

First Admitted: 2014, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.edmondslaw.org/attorney/flanagan-kristin/

Educational Background

  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, B.A., Political Science and Law & Society, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kristin is an active member of The Illinois State Bar Association., 2014
  • Kristin is an active member of The DuPage County Bar Association., 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Kristin is a certified Child Representative, Attorney for the Child and Guardian Ad Litem in the Eighteenth Judicial District, DuPage County, Illinois, 2017

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020
  • Dean's List, The John Marshall Law School, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019

Comments

  • “ Kristin has been practicing family law for over three years and she is an excellent lawyer. Kristin's skill set is well beyond her years. Kristin has superior research skills which have benefited her throughout her legal career and throughout law school. Kristin exhibits excellent reasoning and analytical skills, while still being able to empathize with clients going through divorce and paternity matters. She is able to multitask and tackle large volumes of information quickly and formulate effective plans for each case that is assigned to her. Kristin has the ability to instantly connect with clients and easily gains the trust of clients with whom she works. Kristin has exceptional writing skills and is one of our best legal writers. Kristin has drafted many well-researched and compelling motions and arguments on both sides of a case in preparation for trial and depositions. Kristin is well-able and gifted in public speaking. She is able to zealously represent our clients in court with skill and professionalism. Kristin is always striving to learn new techniques to highlight her skills in and out of the courtroom. Kristin is everything that a Rising Star should consist of in that of a young attorney. I highly recommend her for this honor.”
  • “ Kristin Flanagan is attorney who handles matters with knowledge and well-placed confidence. She relates well to clients, and conducts herself well with colleagues. She is practical and smart. Those who work with her recognize her abilities immediately. She is a credit to the profession.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Kristin L. Flanagan

2255 Enterprise Dr
Suite 5503
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 708-483-6895

Fax: 708-483-6994

Last Updated: 8/28/2021

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