Elea C. Nielsen

Elea C. Nielsen

Chicago, Illinois

ELEA C. NIELSEN is an associate with the Chicago matrimonial law firm of Yavitz & Levey, LLP. Ms. Nielsen graduated with honors from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1991 and received a Master's Degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1998; she obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2011 and passed the Illinois Bar Exam later that year. Ms. Nielsen has worked as an associate with the Law Office of Heather L. Blaise and as a solo legal practitioner. Before graduating from law school, Ms. Nielsen worked as a law clerk for the Illinois Pollution Control Board and for the Chicago Legal Clinic.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2011
  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York City, New York
    • M.F.A. - 1998
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
    • B.F.A. - 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division, 2012 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division, 2012 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Heather L. Blaise, Associate Attorney, 2012