Kerease L. Epps



“Families and children are so important to our society and to dedicate my practice to trying to improve their lives is an honor.”

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About Kerease L. Epps

Kerease L. Epps focuses her practice in the area of Family Law. She counsels clients on a wide range of divorce-related matters, such as legal separation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, child custody, visitation, support, property division, and post-divorce issues.  

Kerease’s interdisciplinary background in law and education, allows her to apply a comprehensive approach when advocating for her clients.

Prior to her admission to the Illinois bar, Kerease began her legal career as a law clerk at Beermann LLP and continued on as an associate attorney.  

Prior to joining the firm, Kerease worked as a judicial extern for the Hon. Diane Shelley of the Law Division in the Cook County Circuit Court where she drafted a legal memorandum on complex contract and evidentiary matters. She previously served as a student prosecutor for the Chicago Board of Education where she oversaw and conducted student expulsion hearings and as a law clerk in the Child Protection Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.  

During law school, Kerease served as the Executive Director of the law school’s mock trial board. She also served as the Captain of the Constance Baker Motley mock trial team and won first place at the National Mock Trial competition. Additionally, as a law student, she was awarded the honor of being a Civitas Child Law Fellow and student clinician at the Child Law Clinic where she provided legal representation to children in a range of legal proceedings, including child welfare, domestic relations, and education. She continued to demonstrate her dedication to children and families as an associate editor for the Children’s Legal Rights Journal.

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2021
  • B.S., Northwestern University, 2013
  • Illinois, 2021
  • Cook County Bar Association