Kirsten L. Meeder

kirsten@kogutwilson.com

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Kirsten Meeder represents individuals in all aspects of family and matrimonial law, including complex pre-decree and post-decree family law matters. She advises clients regarding the identification and distribution of marital and non-marital property, child support, maintenance and the allocation of parenting time and parental rights and responsibilities.

Her experience includes negotiating and drafting Marital Settlement Agreements and prenuptial agreements, managing discovery for multi-million-dollar marital estates and tracing financial transactions to find marital assets and income. She is experienced in preparing and defending against large dissipation claims and has represented clients in many phases of litigation including motions, pretrial conferences and trial preparation.

With her extensive experience working with high-net-worth clients in family law, Kirsten’s detail-orientated nature and advanced research skills allow her to seamlessly aid clients through transitional periods in their lives.

Education

Kirsten earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law. While attending law school, she served as administrative editor of the University of Illinois Law Review, was a recipient of the 2014 Larry Travis Bushong Student Award and received a CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Moot Court.

Kirsten received her B.A. in Women’s Studies and Political Science with Honors from the University of Michigan.

Employment

Prior to joining Kogut & Wilson, Kirsten worked as an attorney at a prominent family law firm in the Chicago area where she represented clients in both family law and commercial litigation.

During law school, Kirsten served as a volunteer law clerk for the Labor Division of the City of Chicago Department of Law and also served as a law clerk for a Chicago law firm.

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