“‘Thank you’ doesn’t begin to scratch the surface of my gratitude to you. You made the demise of my marriage and my entire adult lifestyle as painless as possible. I am eternally grateful for your expertise, talent, and integrity.”

——LG, Divorce Client

Erin Purta

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Erin K. Purta, J.D.

Collaborative Attorney and Mediator

Erin K. Purta has dedicated her career exclusively to family law. Erin concentrates in all areas of family law, including issues of child custody and visitation, child support, maintenance, and property division. Erin is dedicated to being proactive and obtaining the best possible result for clients of Brigitte Schmidt Bell, PC, with the goal to competently assist families through difficult transition periods while attempting to educate clients and minimize the length of the process.

Erin received her Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School, and has been practicing family law since 2004. Erin is licensed to practice law in Illinois, and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.

Prior to law school, Erin attended Indiana University for her undergraduate degree. Upon graduation, Erin worked for four years for the 10th Congressional District of Indiana.

Professional Experience

April 2017 – present
Brigitte Schmidt Bell, P.C., Evanston and Chicago, Illinois 
Attorney and Mediator

2004 – March 2017
Law Offices of Jane F. Fields, Chicago, Illinois
Attorney

2001 – 2004
Law Offices of Jane F. Fields, Chicago, Illinois
Paralegal

Education

John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctor
Indiana University
Bachelors of Arts

Professional Membership

Chicago Bar Association