Innovative Solutions For Your
Legal Issues For Over 15 Years!

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Innovative Solutions For Your Legal Issues For Over 15 Years!

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Photo of Angela Evans

Angela Evans

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation
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Angela Evans is a former prosecutor who loves trial work as much as she respects small businesses. Angela began her own law firm because she strongly believes that zealous legal representation can be cost-effective when standard business processes merge with sound legal competence. Angela's compassion and interest in family law matters is derived from her own personal experiences in family law as well as her professional endeavors in this practice area.

Chicago Magazine have named Angela to the 2013 Illinois Rising Stars list in business litigation and the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Illinois Rising Stars list in Family Law. Angela is also the Illinois State Bar Association's 2012 Young Lawyer of the Year for outside Cook county.


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Williams Trial Competition, Dean's List
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science, English

Bar Admission

  • Illinois
  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Certified Legal Specialties


  • Named to Illinois Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Named to the Illinois Rising Stars list by Illinois Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2018 and 2020 - 2021
  • Named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers since 2018
  • The Peoria County Pro Bono Plan Young Lawyer Volunteer of the Year, 2013
  • Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year for Downstate Illinois, 2012

Classes & Seminars

  • High Conflict Parenting Plans, Child Law, 2021
  • Bring Your Clients Value and Don't Get in Trouble Doing It, Child Law, 2021
  • Bring Your Clients Value, Peoria County Bar, Continuing Legal Education
  • Strategies for Family Law in Illinois: 2015 ed.: Leading Lawyers Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support and Managing Client Expectations
  • The Effect of Gender in a Judicial Race, Women and the Law, 2012
  • Greater Peoria Claims Association, Landlord/Tenant Subrogation Issues, 2012
  • Peoria Women in Leadership, Keynote Speaker on Legal Issues Affecting Women, 2011
  • Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Mentoring Program Press Conference, 2011
  • Incentives to Being Woman-Owned, Women and the Law, 2011
  • Practice Tips: Watch Out for Anything Old, Dead, or Unlicensed, Women and the Law, 2011
  • Legal Ethics and Professionalism Course, Alabama State Bar Course for New Admittees, 2009
  • Courtroom Procedure, Birmingham Police Department Recruitment Class, 2009

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Peoria Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership School Graduate Class of 2011
  • Young Professionals of Greater Peoria Community Leadership School Graduate 2010
  • Peoria Promise, Young Leaders Advisory Board

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council, Member, 2022 to 2023
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Child Law Section Council, Member, 2020 to 2022
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Construction Law Section and Standing Committee on Women and the Law
  • Peoria County Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Special Committee on Mentoring
  • Illinois State Bar Foundation, Fellow

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney