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Caroline M. Powell

Caroline brings nearly a decade of experience in family law, litigation, and immigration law. Her diverse background equips her to handle a wide range of legal issues competently and effectively. With a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, Caroline is well-equipped to assist clients with intricate financial matters, providing them with valuable insights and strategic guidance. She also brings a practical approach to child-related matters and helps clients navigate parenting matters, with the best interests of the children being paramount. Caroline joined our team in 2024.

What do clients look for in an attorney?

Clients going through a parentage or divorce case seek out an experienced attorney who will fiercely advocate on their behalf and be their strongest ally throughout the process.

Why did you choose Family Law?

I choose Family Law because it is an area of law in which winners and losers do not necessarily exist, rather a positive outcome demands that fairness exist.

What is your greatest fulfillment as a family law attorney?

I find it fulfilling to assist clients through the often difficult and emotional process of a family law case reach resolution.

How do you get away from stress and separate your work from your home life?

Daily mediations help keep me grounded while my three young children keep me busy when I am not working.

Who is your hero?

Harriet Tubman

What is your favorite quote?

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”

What do you do in your spare time?

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family doing arts and crafts, science experiments, and camping.

What do you like about working at Sterk Family Law Group, P.C.?

Gwendolyn Sterk and the Family Law Group are devoted to their clients and achieving optimal results through honesty and a holistic approach.

What is a fun fact about you?

I reside in Cook County and have practiced many years in Cook and Will counties.

What is your favorite holiday and why?

 My favorite holiday has become the 4th of July. My middle child was born on the 4th and over the years our celebration has grown into a neighborhood event.

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?

If I could be any animal, I would be a giraffe. Living wild and free, standing tall and able to reach above the canopy of the trees.

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