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Awards & Speaking Engagements

Elizabeth Nigren Super Lawyers Rising Stars Magazine

Liz has been awarded the following:

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” – January, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • Appointed by Governor Pat Quinn to act as Shelby County Public Guardian and Administrator – Summer 2013, Reaffirmed by Governor Bruce Rauner.
  • Featured in top women attorneys in Illinois in Chicago Magazine- 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • Illini Radio Group’s “Outstanding Women You Should Know” Award – May 2010.
  • Leading Lawyers – emerging lawyers through 2017.
  • Leading Lawyers – Selected over 40 Leading Lawyer – 2018.

Liz’s recent engagements include:

  • CLE: Update of New Illinois Child Support Statute – Effingham, IL – June 2017 – speaker.
  • ISBA Family Law Update: 2013, 2015 and 2017 A French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, LA – attendee.
  • CLE: Rewrite of Illinois Marriage & Dissolution of Marriage Act – Effingham, IL – June 2016 – speaker.
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education – IICLE: Divorce Boot Camp Topic “Child Custody & Visitation” – September 2013 and 2015 – speaker.
  • Speaker at IICLE Webcast – Divorce Bootcamp on Custody, Visitation and Changes in Illinois law – August 2015.
  • Hosting a family law webinar series with her Associated Kaylee Boehm for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education – July 2015.
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education – IICLE: Advanced Evidentiary Issues at Trial – Topic “Social Media” – January 2013.
  • CLE: Child Custody Mediation in Downstate Illinois – Topic “Preparing Clients for Child Custody Mediation: Suggestions for Attorneys’ – January 2013.