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Arin R. Fife


Arin R. Fife

Arin Fife is committed to guiding clients through divorce, fostering realistic expectations and helping them achieve a stronger post-divorce position. With a holistic approach, she addresses legal, financial, and emotional aspects.

Professional Background:

  • Extensive experience in mediation, conflict resolution, and business.
  • Specialization in family law with a focus on parenting, maintenance, child support, and tax-driven divisions.
  • Empowers clients to make informed decisions for a smoother transition through divorce complexities.

Career Highlights:

  • Legal intern at Chicago-Kent Clinical Law Offices.
  • Volunteer mediator at the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution.
  • Previous roles at prominent Lake County, Illinois matrimonial law firms.

Areas of Practice:

  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2008


  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois.
  • B.S. cum laude in Business Management with a Concentration in Legal Studies, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Published Works:

  • “Don’t Let Divorce Derail Your Retirement Plans: Understanding Your Options Before, During, and After Your Marriage”

Professional Memberships:

  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Legal Assistance Foundation Volunteer Attorney
  • WINGS Metro Associate Council Member

Past Employment:

  • Chausow Shafer PC, Associate, 2010 – 2013
  • White Scott and White, Associate, 2009 – 2010

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer Mediator, Center for Conflict Resolution


  • Kappa Delta
  • Delta Sigma Pi

About Us

Family law is complicated. The impact on the lives of everyone involved cannot be minimized, but Janet helps her clients discover that life will go on, and in many cases, will be better.