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   3Kelli Ellen GordonSpringfield(217) 544-3403kgordon@feldman-wasser.comkgordon@feldman-wasser.comFeldmanWasserwww.feldmanwasser.comwww.feldmanwasser.comgordonkelli.jpgFamily Law
Kelli Ellen
1307 S 7th St
Springfield IL 62703
Ph.(217) 544-3403 Fx.(217) 544-1593
Recommended by peers in:
Family Law
County:  Sangamon
Practice Description:  
Ms. Gordon's areas of practice include:
    Alimony & Spousal Support
    Child Support
    Childrens' Rights
    Custody & Visitation
    Domestic Violence & Neglect
    Estate Administration
    Guardianships & Conservatorships
    Prenuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1998
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1998

Year of Birth:  1973

Law School:  Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D.

Professional Certification: Approved Custody and Visitation Mediator, Circuit Courts of the 7th Judicial Circuit in Illinois

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

Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, B.S., business administration, 1995

Employment History:  
  • Sangamon County Bar Association, 2011
    • President
    • Law Day Chairman
    • Young Lawyers Sangamon County Bar Association
      • President, 2005
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1998-present
    • Family Law Section Council, 2008-present
    • Mediation of Child Custody, April 2007
  • Lincoln-Douglas Inns of Court, 2005-present
  • Central Illinois Women's Bar Association
    • President, 2005
  • American Bar Association, 1998-present

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
      • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2006-present

Published Legal Writing:  
  • "Minimum Contacts with Your Out of State Expert," Trial Briefs, Vol. 52, No. 9, Illinois State Bar Association, May 2007
  • "Who is Going to Pay for College?," Trial Briefs, Vol. 54, No. 1, Illinois State Bar Association, August 2010

Legal Lectures:  
  • "Pleading Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and Client Rationalization," Illinois State Bar Association, February and March 2012
  • "Temporary Relief- Emergency, Ex Parte 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," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, March 15, 2007 and March 23, 2007
  • "Strategies for Divorcing Elder Clients with Disabilities," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, November 4, 2005
  • "Family Law for the Elderly Client: The Dying Client in Dissolution Matters," Illinois State Bar Association, June 17, 2005
  • "Update and Overview of Civil Practice: Service of Process," Illinois State Bar Association, April 22, 2005 and May 6, 2005
  • Bridge the Gap, Illinois State Bar Association

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