Elizabeth A. Youakim

Elizabeth Youakim
Elizabeth A. Youakim
Associate Attorney

Elizabeth A. Youakim joined The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2016.

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Professional Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Youakim was an Assistant Public Defender in Coles County and a Public Interest Fellow at Legal Aid Society. While serving as an Assistant Public Defender, she was integral in establishing CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) as guardian ad litem in all juvenile abuse and neglect proceedings. While in law school, Ms. Youakim participated in the Civitas ChildLaw Clinic, serving children in both child protection and high-conflict custody cases.

Ms. Youakim’s past work in family law and child protection has made her a devoted advocate for her clients. She works with her clients to develop strategies and resolutions that will benefit them long after their divorce is finalized. Ms. Youakim concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of family and matrimonial law.

To learn more about Elizabeth and how our firm can help you, call (630) 504-7210.

Background & Education

2009

Graduated from Marquette University

Elizabeth is a 2009 graduate of Marquette University, where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, cum laude.
2014

Obtained Law Degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Elizabeth graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2014, with certificates in both Child and Family Law and Public Interest Law. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in November the same year.
2016

Joined The Law Office of David A. King, P.C.

Elizabeth Youakim joined The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2016.

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