As a boutique firm specializing in family law, we offer clients the personalized attention and counsel deserved.

undefinedElizabeth Youakim

Associate Attorney

Elizabeth Youakim joined The Law Office of David A. King, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2016. Elizabeth graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2014, with certificates in both Child and Family Law and Public Interest Law. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in November, 2014. She is a 2009 graduate of Marquette University, where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, cum laude.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Youakim was an Assistant Public Defender in Coles County and a Public Interest Fellow at Legal Aid Society. While serving as an Assistant Public Defender, she was integral in establishing CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) as guardian ad litem in all juvenile abuse and neglect proceedings. While in law school, Ms. Youakim participated in the Civitas ChildLaw Clinic, serving children in both child protection and high-conflict custody cases.

Ms. Youakim’s past work in family law and child protection has made her a devoted advocate for her clients. She works with her clients to develop strategies and resolutions that will benefit them long after their divorce is finalized. Ms. Youakim concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of family and matrimonial law.

To learn more about Elizabeth and how our firm can help you, call (630) 504-0003.


  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in State of Illinois – 2016
  • The Lawyers of Distinction Member – 2016
  • Martindale Client Distinction Award 2012 - 2016
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating
  • Super Lawyers Selection 2005 - 2006
  • Leading Lawyers Network 2005 - 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers - 2017
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers 2014 - 2016
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award 2014 - 2016
  • 10 Best – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2014 - 2017

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  • Nearly 25 Years of Experience Working Exclusively in Family Law
  • Access To Your Attorney When Needed – Including Having Your Attorney’s Private Cell Phone Number
  • Experienced and Professional Staff Who Treat You With Respect and Courtesy
  • Boutique Law Firm Providing Clients With The Attention And Focus Their Case Deserves

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Families We've Helped

  • Great team work!

    “David King is a great attorney! David and Laura helped me every step of the way with my case. I am glad I had them on my side.”


  • He and his team explained everything clearly to me and kept me updated.

    “Dave and his team are responsible and friendly. I interviewed 10 lawyers and chose him in the end. If you search for his information online, you will find that he was voted to be Top 10 lawyer in IL.”

    Liang Cheng

  • Immediately upon meeting him I knew that he was the right lawyer for me.

    “David sincerely listened to the background surrounding my case and knew the law extremely well, explaining everything to me in a way that I understood. Thank you for everything you've done for me!”


  • Very attentive and thorough attorney.

    “I felt very informed every step of the way. David and his office were always available to answer my questions and address my concerns. My case moved along efficiently and I was very pleased with my final agreement.”


  • He kept me informed throughout the process.

    “Having never appeared in court before, I found myself overwhelmed and having Mr. King there with me made the experience so much easier. I felt very confident in his knowledge and abilities. I am thankful I was referred to him.”



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