Kristen Hosack Pace assists clients with general estate planning, including wills and trusts, lifetime gift planning, estate administration, and charitable planning.

Kristen was a participant of the University of Illinois Community Preservation Clinic, where she represented clients under the supervision of a licensed attorney throughout the proceedings of the McLean County Foreclosure Mediation Program. She also gained valuable experience as a Schiff Hardin summer associate, and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael P. McCuskey in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

  • Credentials


    • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2014
      University of Illinois Law Review, Articles Editor
      Order of the Coif
      CALI Awards in nine classes, including Income Tax and Secured Transactions
      Rickert Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement
    • Illinois Wesleyan University, B.A., History and Hispanic Studies, 2011, summa cum laude
      Phi Beta Kappa
      Constructing the Past, Editor
      The Argus, Chief Copy Editor and Writer
    • Fundacion Ortega y Gasset - Madrid, Spain, Study Abroad Program, 2009

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois

            Languages Spoken & Fluency

            • Spanish, Proficient
          • Insights

            Other Publications

            • "Holy Smokes! Can the Government Compel Tobacco Companies to Engage in Inflammatory Commercial Speech?" University of Illinois Law Review (Summer 2014)