Andrew M. Burgess

Andrew M. Burgess

Andrew M. Burgess

Associate Attorney
Naperville, Illinois

Andrew Burgess is based out of Naperville, Illinois, where he primarily practices in the area of family law, including: divorce, custody, estate planning, probate, adoption, and guardianship matters. He handles cases in DuPage, Will, Kendall, Kane, and Cook Counties. Andrew's legal career began at the Allen County Public Defender's Office of Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he assisted in the defense of indigent clients accused of misdemeanors. Andrew has also achieved national recognition by the ABA Journal and Legaltech news, among others, for his team-based research which focused on law firm innovation and serving clients' needs in the twenty-first century. Andrew graduated from Manchester University with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and thereafter received his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law.

Andrew joined a family law firm in Schaumburg, Illinois where he worked as a law clerk while studying for the Illinois bar exam. Immediately upon passing the Illinois bar exam on his first attempt and obtaining his Illinois license, Andrew was promoted to the position of associate attorney. Andrew spent close to a year practicing in Schaumburg before joining the Blacha Law Office, LLC. Andrew focuses his career on helping families in their time of need. His experience in the field makes him an idea candidate as an aggressive negotiator who is client focused and results driven.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Parentage & Visitation
  • Post Decree Modifications

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • Illinois


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Marketing


  • English