Karyn Vanderwarren has practiced law for over 12 years in Cook and DuPage counties and has earned a reputation for her professionalism and dedication to her clients.
Before beginning her career as a lawyer, Ms. Vanderwarren earned a degree in business administration and accounting at St. Xavier University. She received a scholarship from the Chicago-Kent College of Law which she attended while working full-time as the financial controller of a large organization and as a consultant in her own accounting practice. As a law student, Ms. Vanderwarren served as the Managing Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review, authored an article that was published in the law review and worked as a judicial extern in the United States District Court, Northern District. She graduated law school with honors.
Ms. Vanderwarren is a member of the Illinois Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Ms. Vanderwarren enjoys writing and has published articles in the Illinois Bar Journal and the Chicago-Kent Law Review. She is a recipient of the 46th Annual Lincoln Award for legal writing. She is a frequent speaker on and has presented on various legal subjects, including business law, estate planning and probate, and real estate.
Ms. Vanderwarren’s success in private practice is due to her expertise, skill and the care and attention that she pays to each client and their particular situation.
Professional Memberships and Civic Activities
Illinois State Bar Association
Southwest Bar Association
St. Xavier University Estate Planning Advisory Council
Professional Women’s Network, Board Member