Biographical Info


University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA; University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law J.D. 2007


Beyond Building Blocks-Sept 2012; Joan Kelly, Understanding Challenges; 14th Annual Meeting, “Charting a Course at the Crossroads, Nov 2014; Children of Separation and Divorce; May 2012; Childrens Voices – Infancy to Adulthood-Sept 2011; Building Blocks of Collaborative Practice-May 2011; 12th Annual Meeting “Are we really listening?” Nov 2012; 15th Annual Meeting-Nov 2011


Elisabeth S. Bach-Van Horn is an Attorney with Pines Bach LLP. 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 and Legal Separation
  • Child Custody and Placement
  • Child Support
  • Maintenance
  • Property Division
  • Guardian ad Litem matters
  • Adoption
  • Collaborative Divorce


University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007 University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A., 2002

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

Membership Distinctions

CFLCW Chair – 2021

Meets/Exceeds the CFLCW Continuing Collaborative Credit Program


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