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Elisabeth S. Bach-Van Horn
  • Associate




Elisabeth S. Bach-Van Horn is an Associate with the firm's Family Law Practice Group.  She joined the firm in 2011. 

Prior to joining the firm, Liz was a staff attorney with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, representing victims and survivors of domestic abuse in divorce, paternity, and child custody matters.  

In addition to representing clients in a variety of family law matters, Liz has particular training and experience in representing children's best interests as a Guardian ad Litem, and in representing clients in collaborative divorce, a process that is designed to address all of the traditional divorce issues in a manner which is conducive to positive results for the whole family.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Collaborative Divorce


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
    • B.A.

Prior Legal Employment

  • Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, 2007-2010
  • Jackson County Family Court, Kansas City, Missouri, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2011
  • Kansas, 2008
  • Missouri, 2007

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence (CCR DV)—Legal Issues Subcommittee

Published Works

  • Comment, Virtual Visitation: Are Webcams Being Used as an Excuse to Allow Relocation?, Am. Acad. Matrim. Law, 174, 2008