Arin R. Fife practices exclusively in all areas of family law. Arin enjoys conducting her cases with a focus on achieving resolutions through the mediation process, but is a highly skilled litigator when needed. She counsels clients on a wide range of divorce-related issues including parenting time and responsibility, maintenance and child support, and analyzing tax-driven divisions of perquisites and other forms of executive compensation. Arin enjoys constructing creative solutions in her cases.
Arin takes great pride in empowering her clients when making the decisions necessary to resolve their disputes. She helps to ensure their smooth transition through the complexities of divorce.
Prior to joining Boyle Feinberg Sharma, Arin practiced in the area of family law for two prominent Lake County, Illinois matrimonial law firms. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2008 after earning her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law and her Bachelors of Business Administration, cum laude, from East Tennessee State University. During law school, Arin earned valuable experience as a legal intern for the Chicago-Kent Clinical Law Offices and as a volunteer mediator for the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution.
Arin is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association, and the Association of Woman Attorneys of Lake County.
Contact Arin R. Fife directly at arin@BFfamlaw.com
Areas of Practice
Alimony & Spousal Support
Certified Legal Specialties
Mediation, Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, 2009
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, J.D.
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, B.S. cum laude
Honors: Dean’s List
Honors: Student Government Senator
Major: Business Management with a Concentration in Legal Studies
Don’t Let Divorce Derail Your Retirement Plans: Understanding Your Options Before, During, and After Your Marriage
Professional Associations and Memberships
Lake County Bar Association, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Women’s Bar Association, Member
Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County, Member
Chicago Bar Association, Member
Legal Assistance Foundation, Volunteer Attorney
Past Employment Positions
Chausow Shafer PC, Associate, 2010 – 2013
White Scott and White, Associate, 2009 – 2010
Pro Bono Activities
Volunteer Mediator, Center for Conflict Resolution
Delta Sigma Pi