Kristin L. Flanagan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westchester, IL

The Law Offices of Christopher Edmonds, Ltd.
 | 10560 West Cermak Road, Suite A
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-206-8299
Fax: 708-562-9879
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristin L. Flanagan is an associate with The Law Offices of Christopher D. Edmonds, Ltd., in Westchester, Illinois. Recognized as an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Flanagan has earned high reviews and ratings for the exceptional legal counsel she provides to those who are going through a divorce or have some other serious family law matter they need to address, including domestic violence protections and adoptions.

Serving the needs and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout DuPage County and the surrounding areas of the greater Chicago metro region, Ms. Flanagan delivers personalized, compassionate representation to each of her clients. She works diligently toward resolving their conflicts and reaching agreements with regard to child custody and support, property disposition, parenting plans, paternity and more. She also has extensive experience with real estate law, and she serves as an invaluable asset for her clients during real estate transactions.

A staunch advocate for the rights of children, Ms. Flanagan completed an internship with the DuPage County state's attorney's office in the juvenile division and the child support division before entering private practice, and she has since earned her certification as a guardian ad litem in DuPage County. During law school, she also served as legal clerk to a prominent domestic relations judge.

After graduating from Purdue University in 2008 with degrees in law and society, and political science, Ms. Flanagan attended the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2014. The Illinois State Bar Association admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Flanagan gained invaluable experience working at another area law firm for several years before joining The Law Offices of Christopher D. Edmonds, Ltd. in 2018.

Fully committed to her practice, Ms. Flanagan is active in her legal community as evidenced by her memberships with 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


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Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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About Kristin Flanagan

Admitted: 2014, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


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

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kristin was an active memeber of The Northwest Suburban Bar Association through 2018., 2015
  • Kristin is an active member of The Illinois State Bar Association., 2014
  • Kristin is an active member of The DuPage County Bar Association., 2015

Educational Background:

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


  • “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.”
  • “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.”

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

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Office Location for Kristin L. Flanagan

10560 West Cermak Road
Suite A
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 708-206-8299

Fax: 708-562-9879

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Last Updated: 1/29/2020

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