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KelliE.Gordon
Springfield, Illinois
Partner, since August 1, 2007
phone 217-544-3403
fax 217-544-1593
email Email Me

Year Joined Organization:
1998
Areas of Practice:
Adoption
Alimony & Spousal Support
Child Support
Childrens' Rights
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Domestic Violence & Neglect
Estate Administration
Guardianships & Conservatorships
Landlord/Tenant
Paternity
Prenuptial Agreements
Trusts
Wills
Certification/Specialties:
Approved Custody and Visitation Mediator, Circuit Courts of the 7th Judicial Circuit in Illinois, 2007


Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1998
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1998
Education:
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
J.D.


University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA, 1995
B.S.
Major: Business Administration


40 hour custody and visitation mediation training at the University of Illinois-Springfield-Jan 2007


Published Works:
Minimum Contacts with Your Out of State Expert, Illinois State Bar Association; Trial Briefs, May 2007; Vol. 52, No. 9


Who is going to Pay for College?, Illinois State Bar Association; Trial Briefs, August 2010; Vol. 54, No. 1


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Child Custody Litigation: Techniques for Trying a Custody Case from Rehearsal to Closing, Illinois State Bar Association, January 31, 2013 and February 28, 2013


Pleading Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and Client Rationalization, Illinois State Bar Association, February & March 2012


Temporary Relief- Emergency, Exparte or Otherwise, Illinois State Bar Association, February 2011


Case Law Updates, Illinois State Bar Association, April 2010


Inside Divorce Mediation, Illinois State Bar Association, June 5, 2009


Support for Non-Minor Children and Educational Expenses, Illinois State Bar Association; March 6, 2009 and March 13, 2009


Orders of Protection, Illinois State Bar Association, April 18, 2008


Basic Skills - Family Law, Illinois State Bar Association, November 14, 2007


Primer on Domestic Violence - Getting Orders of Protection - March 15, 2007 and March 23, 2007, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education


Strategies for Divorcing Elder Clients with Disabilities - November 4, 2005, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education


Family Law for the Elderly Client: The Dying Client in Dissolution Matters - June 17, 2005, Illinois State Bar Association


Update and Overview of Civil Practice: Service of Process - April 22, 2005 and May 6, 2005, Illinois State Bar Association


Bridge the Gap, Illinois State Bar Association


Honors and Awards:
Leading Lawyer 2013


Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2006 - Present


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Sangamon County Bar Association, 2011
President


ISBA Family Law Section Council, 2008 - Present
Vice Chair -2013


Mediation of Child Custody, Illinois State Bar Association April 2007


Lincoln-Douglas Inns of Court, 2005 - Present


Sangamon County Bar Association
Law Day Chairman


Central Illinois Women's Bar Association
President - 2005


Young Lawyers Sangamon County Bar Association
President - 2005


Illinois State Bar Association, 1998 - Present


American Bar Association, 1998 - Present


Birth Information:
1973, Springfield, Illinois, United States of America