127 West Jefferson Avenue • P.O. Box 507 • Effingham, Illinois 62401 • Telephone: (217) 342-8060 • Fax: (217) 342-8066

200 North Main Street • Altamont, Illinois 62411 • Telephone: (618) 483-6333

Areas of Practice:

Estate planning

Wills, Trusts, Probate

Guardianship, Elder Law

Personal Injury

Civil Litigation

Real Estate

Kirsten Osteen


Kirsten was born and raised in Altamont, Illinois.  She graduated from Altamont High School in 1998 and went on to earn a bachelors degree at the University of Illinois in 2002.  Kirsten then attended law school at Southern Illinois University where she was President of the Student Bar Association.


After graduation from SIU in 2006, Kirsten moved back to the Effingham area to work at Taylor Law Offices, where she practiced in the areas of estate planning, personal injury and civil litigation.


Kirsten previously served on the Altamont Lutheran Interparish School Board, as well as the CASA Board.  She currently serves as President of Strategic Training and Restoration which raises funds and awareness for the Effingham Area Problem Solving Courts.


Kirsten currently resides in Altamont with her husband, Ryan, and their two children.

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