Natalie Bower is a Partner with Coffee Ward & Bower, LLP and has devoted her practice for the past 7 years exclusively to the area of family law. Natalie Bower’s experience includes advocating for clients in contested and non-contested divorces, establishing parentage (paternity), litigating initial determinations and modifications of child custody, child support and spousal support (maintenance/alimony) matters, as well as handling Orders of Protection, military divorces, jurisdictional disputes, and asset/property and retirement divisions. Natalie Bower has represented families in St. Clair, Madison, Monroe, Clinton and Macoupin Counties as well as other surrounding counties. Natalie Bower is published in and served on The John Marshall Law Review, assisted indigent clients faced with federal criminal charges as part of the Federal Defender Program in Chicago, and clerked for a federal magistrate judge in the Northern District of Illinois researching and drafting court opinions while in law school. Natalie Bower received her Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and received her Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology and French from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Natalie Bower is a recipient of the Federal Defender Program Board of Trustees Award and was a student member of the Public Interest Law Council. Natalie Bower is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and the St. Clair County and Madison County Bar Associations.