Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014
DuPage family law firm Anderson & Associates, P.C.congratulates attorneys Kiley M. Whitty and Lisa M. Giese for their recent professional accomplishments. Whitty was recently installed as the 31st President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and Giese was recognized as a 2014 Super Lawyers Rising Star.
On Thursday, May 29, 2014, Wheaton family law attorney Kiley M. Whitty was installed as the 2014-2015 President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers (D.A.W.L.). Whitty was sworn in as the 31st President at the association’s annual Installation dinner held at the Oakbrook Bath and Tennis Club in Oak Brook, IL. Whitty precedes her new role as D.A.W.L. President by serving as a Director and Officer since 2011. Whitty has been an active member of the association since 2009, while also being involved with the DuPage County Bar Association and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.
D.A.W.L. was founded in 1980 by DuPage County’s first female Judge, the Honorable Helen C. Kinney. The association’s mission is to promote and foster the interests of women lawyers, while maintaining honor, and encouraging helpfulness in the community. Whitty will help ensure that the association continues to be a strong presence in the DuPage County legal community and demonstrates its strong commitment to the community at large through philanthropic efforts.
Whitty earned her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She focuses her legal practice on the areas of family law, child custody, estate planning, bankruptcy, and creditor negotiations. She is also an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Northwest Suburban Bar Association.
Wheaton family lawyer Lisa M. Giese was also recently recognized in the legal community as a 2014 Super Lawyers Rising Star. This is the second year in a row that Giese was selected as a recipient of this prestigious designation by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. Attorneys are chosen based on their high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. As a Rising Star, Giese is among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois who are under 40 years old.
Giese graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law with her Juris Doctorate. She focuses her practice on family law, child and spousal support, custody, visitation, domestic violence, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, guardianship, bankruptcy, creditor negotiations, and DCFS investigations. Giese is a trained Guardian ad Litem for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court and has served as a volunteer for the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program in Cook County and DuPage County. Additionally, Giese is an active member of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and is on the Board of Directors for the DuPage County Bar Association. Giese was also just named to the Illinois State Bar Association’s Family Law Section Counsel.
The DuPage divorce and family law firm Anderson & Associates, P.C. provides passionate legal guidance for clients dealing with family law matters. If you are seeking legal assistance with a divorce, child support issue or any other family law related matter contact Anderson & Associates, P.C. for a free initial consultation. The family law firm also has established offices in Schaumburg, Chicago, Northbrook and Orland Park. Call the Wheaton office at 630-653-9400 or fill out the online contact form.