Firm Overview

Founded in 2016, Anderson Law, P.C. is a locally owned and operated law firm focusing on family law matters.

Prior to establishing this firm, Karissa Anderson was an associate at The Rosing Law Firm and partner at Cornell Anderson, LLC. Karissa has a comprehensive knowledge of the Lake County legal system. Karissa will help you successfully navigate the family court process and achieve the best results for you and your family.

This practice is focused in only Lake County and Karissa is actively involved in the Lake County legal community.

Our Attorney

Karissa B. Anderson

Attorney at Law

Just as each family is different, so is each case. I strive to help my clients resolve their cases to meet the needs of their family now and into the future.

Biography

Karissa B. Anderson earned her B.A. in Legal Studies and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her Juris Doctor cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law. She has been practicing law in Lake County for 15 years with experience in all areas of family law including parental allocation responsibilities (formerly called custody), parenting time privileges, child support, maintenance, paternity, post-decree actions, and civil litigation. She is also a certified mediator.

She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association and Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County. Currently, is the Past President of the Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County Illinois and is an active member within the Lake County Bar Association, Co-Chairing the Community Outreach and Diversity Committee.

Practice Areas

  • – Family and Matrimonial Law
  • – Mediation
  • – Divorce Consulting

Professional Associations

  • – Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County, President 2020-2022
  • – Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • – Community Outreach & Diversity Committee, Co-Chair 2019-2022
  • – Family Law Committee and Family Law Advisory Group, 2009 – present
  • – Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Past Positions

  • – The Rosing Law Firm, Associate
  • – Cornell Anderson LLC, Partner

Education

  • – Northern Illinois University, College of Law
    DeKalb, Illinois
    Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2006
  • – University of Wisconsin
    Madison, Wisconsin
    B.A., 2003

Community Involvement

  • – Wauconda Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • – Mundelein Baseball and Softball Association, Sponsor

 

Testimonials

“Great experience overall having Karissa Anderson as my attorney. Karissa understands her clients, is very insightful, and is an expert in her field. Truly a professional and marvelous individual.” – Garcia

“Karissa is amazing. She took the time to learn, and remembered well, important details about my situation and my objectives throughout the duration of the case. She is considerate calm and kind and made me feel well taken care of at all times. I couldn’t have asked for better representation, and I was very happy with the outcome.” – Brian

“Karissa Anderson is a great attorney. She is kind and smart, and she takes the time to answer any questions you may have. She really knows her stuff! I would gladly refer her to anyone who is seeking an attorney in Lake County.” – Jennifer

For more information about this firm, our legal services, or to schedule a free consultation, please contact us at 847-336-7373 or email KarissaAndersonLaw@gmail.com