BELLEVILLE – Attorney Jennifer M. Behme was recently named partner at the Blake Behme Law firm in Belleville.
Behme specializes in family law, including adoptions and divorces. Her practice also includes estates and trusts, guardianships, litigation, real estate law, business law and general practice.
Behme is a member of the Family Law and the Civil Practice and Procedures Sections of the Illinois State Bar Association.
As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Behme told the Record that she “has access for information to stay up-to-date on the Illinois law and has access for different attorneys.”
She also has access to special documents, discounts, published law journals, legal research, videos and assistance with legal issues.
She is also a member of the American Bar Association and the St. Clair County Bar Association.
Behme is a Chicago native. She received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology with honors from the University of Illinois in 2004 and her law degree from St. Louis University School of Law in 2008.
She also received a certificate of health law in 2008.
She began her career practicing general law and later worked in family and civil law.
The Blake Behme Law Group is located at 521 West Main Street, Suite 100, in Belleville. The firm has been active since 1983. The firm also has practices in Collinsville, Edwardsville and Waterloo.
“We do general civil matter at Blake Behme,” Behme said.
The firm’s practices areas include auto accident, bankruptcy, business, child custody, child support and collaborative divorce, among others.