Kaitlyn A. Copi
Kaitlyn Copi has been a domestic relations litigator since 2014. Having been born and raised in Will County, Kaitlyn committed her dynamic law practice to helping local families in need of a zealous and ethical advocate. Kaitlyn prides herself on her cost-efficient representation of clients with effective communication, compassion, and integrity.
Kaitlyn graduated in the top third of her class at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago with certificates in Trial Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In addition to the Dean's List, she earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award® for achieving the highest grade in several of her law school courses. Kaitlyn chose The John Marshall Law School to continue her legal education after receiving scholarships totaling over $40,000.00 in recognition for her trial competition performance in the John Marshall Office of Diversity Affairs Undergraduate Mock Trial Competitions.
While in law school, Kaitlyn was a member of the Trial Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution Honors Society and represented the law school in civil litigation and arbitration competitions. Outside of school, Mrs. Copi clerked for a general practice litigation firm, and also utilized her Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 license clerking for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Felony Trial Division.
Prior to law school, Kaitlyn graduated with honors in 2011 from Lewis University, where she double-majored in Philosophy of Law and Psychology. In addition to her regular studies, she completed a full Scholars Academy curriculum and received the Philosophy of Law senior department award. Her activities at Lewis included participation in the nationally ranked Lewis University Mock Trial and Mediation Teams. She was also nominated by her professors for induction into the Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society. Kaitlyn returned to Lewis to coach the Mock Trial teams from 2015 to 2017.
Kaitlyn's commitment to family law practice began in 2009 when she worked as a legal assistant for a prominent family law and mediation attorney in Will County. She was also a visitation supervisor for the Will County Circuit Court in 2011. For her hard work and dedication to the family law practice, Kaitlyn was named a 10 Best Attorney for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2017. Prior to opening Copi Law, LLC, in November, 2020, Kaitlyn handled paternity, divorce, child support, and post-decree litigation cases as an associate attorney for a local Joliet firm. Kaitlyn is also a mediator and Guardian ad Litem in Will County, Illinois.