Angela Peters Attorney at Law
Ms. Peters prides herself on giving her clients the guidance, information, and personal service they need to make the decisions that are truly best for their families. While she is an aggressive advocate for her clients when necessary, she always pursues amicable out-of-court solutions that can greatly diminish the emotional and financial stress of the entire family.
Areas of Practice
Divorce, pre-decree, and post-decree modifications
Orders of Protection, bringing them and defending against them
General Practice (Criminal, Real Estate, Wills, Guardianships)
Custody & Visitation
Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)
Animal Law related to Family Law matters
75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation.
US District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1985.
US District Court Central District of Illinois, 1985.
US District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1985.
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois.
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1985.
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.
BA, Philosophy – 1973.
Professional Associations and Memberships
North Suburban Bar Association, current and active Member- 1988-Present; President, 1992-1993.
NSBA Newsletter contributor of the monthly article "On the Tip Of Your Tongue" 15 years and current.
Illinois State Bar Association, Chair, Women & Minorities Committee, 1992-1993.
NWSBA, Board Member 1988-1992/1998-Present; President 2007-2008.
NWSBA Dinner Meeting Chair 1998-2007.
NSBA, Board Member 1987-1993.
Illinois State Bar Association, Assembly Member, 1987-Present.
Illinois State Bar Association General Practice Newsletter, Editor, 1990-1995.
Illinois State Bar Association International Law Chair 2001, 8-year member.
Illinois State Bar Association Traffic and Courts Section Chair 2004, a six-year member.
Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council Member active 2007 to 2016; co-chaired or chaired Paternity Subcommittees, chaired Animal Law subcommittee.
Illinois State Bar Association Animal Law Section, Chair 2013; current and active member.
Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce-23 year member.
Animal Legal Defense Fund-28 year member.