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Karen VanderMeer

Junior Associate

KarenVanderMeer@bafamilylaw.com

A junior associate at Badesch Abramovitch, Karen VanderMeer brings her passion for helping others to our legal practice. She is experienced in addressing complex family law matters related to domestic violence, parental rights, surrogacy, and domestic relations.

Karen earned her law degree from Boston College School of Law and, while at law school, was an officer of the Children’s Rights Group, Public Interest Law Foundation, and Law Student Association’s Community Service Organization. She was also a merit scholarship recipient. Karen volunteered with organizations that help victims of domestic violence and their children. She also worked as a law clerk, where she helped establish parental rights for parents having children through gestational surrogacy. She was a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Veronica Mathein and clerked with the Domestic Relations Division of the Office of the Public Guardian.

After graduating from law school, Karen practiced domestic relations law at a small firm in Chicago. She then joined Badesch Abramovitch in 2015 as a junior associate.

Karen is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association and is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and Illinois. She is conversant in Spanish.

Find out more about how the team at Badesch Abramovitch can help with your divorce or other family law matter. Call our Chicago law offices at (312) 548-8886 for a free consultation.

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