Sorling Northrup Attorneys at Law
  • SPRINGFIELD
  • CHICAGO

Michelle L. Blackburn

Sorling Northrup Law Offices
Springfield

1 North Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 200
P.O. Box 5131
Springfield, IL 62705

Phone 217.544.1144
Fax 217.522.3173

Chicago

22 West Washington Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone 312.854.7963
Fax 312.854.8001

Michelle L. Blackburn
Education

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
- B.S. in Political Science, 1993
The John Marshall Law School Chicago, IL
- J.D., 2001

Bar
Admissions

Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Practice
Areas

Family Law
Estate Planning
Probate & Trust Administration

Biography

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mlblackburn@sorlinglaw.com

Michelle L. Blackburn joined Sorling Northrup in 2010. Prior to her arrival at Sorling, Ms. Blackburn practiced for nine years in Springfield, Illinois, concentrating her practice in family law, including dissolution of marriage, child custody, visitation, child support and paternity. She was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2001.

During her law school career at The John Marshall Law School, Ms. Blackburn was a member of the Moot Court executive board.

She is a member of the American, Illinois State, Central Illinois Women’s and Sangamon County Bar Associations, and is a past officer of the Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Blackburn has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District and the Illinois Supreme Court.

Cases litigated to a successful conclusion by Ms. Blackburn include In Re Sophia G.L., 229 Ill.2d 143, 321 Ill. Dec. 748, 890 N.E.2d 470 (2008).

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