Kiley Whitty joined Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. in 2017 focusing her practice on complex family law matters including divorce, parentage, legal separation, child support, pre and post-marital agreements, and pre and post-judgment litigation. She has been a Certified Guardian ad Litem for the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in DuPage County since 2011. In addition, Kiley handles matters involving creditor negotiations, bankruptcy, and estate planning.
Kiley was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2009. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for both the Northern District of Illinois and the Central District of Illinois.
Kiley is a member and Past President of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers. She is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and the DuPage County Bar Association. Kiley is actively involved in the DuPage County Bar Association having served on the Executive Committee as Assistant Treasurer, as the Chair of the New Lawyers’ Division for 2013-2014, and having served on the Planning Committee and Budget Committee. Kiley served as a Director of the DuPage County Bar foundation and is a regular volunteer for DuPage County’s Pro Se Help Desk.
Kiley has been recognized for her outstanding qualifications and client service on several occasions having been selected as an Illinois SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017, as well as being named an Emerging Lawyer in 2015 and 2016 by Illinois Leading Lawyers. These honors are awarded to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the State of Illinois. Kiley is also a “Top Rated Family Law Attorney” on AVVO based on excellent client reviews and peer endorsements and she was named to The National Advocates Top 40 under 40 List for Matrimonial & Family Law in Illinois.
Kiley earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2009, and her Bachelors of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Miami University in 2006. During law school she was named to the Dean’s List and earned Certificates in Family Law and Trial Advocacy.