Kimberly McCabe

Senior Litigation Attorney

kimberly mccabe attorneyKimberly McCabe was working with a general practice firm when she realized she was especially drawn to family law.

“I want to help people regain their confidence, their trust and their strength when they feel like the world is falling apart,” said Ms. McCabe. “A person can gain no higher satisfaction than being told, ‘Thank you for helping me put my life back together.'”

With undergraduate degrees in psychology and communications, Ms. McCabe is a good listener and knows how to listen to her clients, find out what they are truly seeking and then tailor her legal representations to help them achieve results.

Ms. McCabe believes in the importance of working closely with her clients, no matter what their particular goals or situation.

“Sometimes a client just wants his day in court, while others want a resolution out of court to prevent conflict and save time or money,” she said. “I want to make sure that, either way, my client’s voice is being heard and his interests are being protected.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. McCabe is licensed to practice law in the states of Indiana and Illinois.


Ms. McCabe earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology as well as a minor in communications from Denison University. She earned her juris doctorate from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego.

Professional Experience

Prior to working for Cordell & Cordell, Ms. McCabe worked in the area of insurance subrogation. She had extensive trial practice and experience working with jury trials, bench trials and motion practice.

She has also worked at a general practice firm where she practiced cases in dissolutions, custody modifications, guardianships, adoptions, estate planning, will and trusts, civil collections, business law and more.


Ms. McCabe is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Northern and Southern Illinois District Bar Associations, the Indiana Bar Association and the Northern District of Indiana Bar association.


Ms. McCabe received the District IV Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award in Indiana in 2011.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Ms. McCabe frequently contributes video content for



“Kimberly is incredible, attentive and caring. I really appreciate all she has done for me so far. The client website and follow-up is impeccable.”



“Kimberly really has great insight on what needs to be done.  She keeps you upbeat and positive and that’s appreciated.  It’s easy to be down all the time in these situations (like custody) and let that slide. Kimberly keeps you focused.”


“Kimberly always gets back to me in a timely manner.  Kimberly does an excellent job of keeping me updated and informed about my case.  I can honestly say that Cordell & Cordell has done an excellent job in regards to my case, and Kimberly McCabe has been extremely professional and respectful with me and my girlfriend. …”


“Kimberly has been my rock. Anytime we have had a proceeding or litigation, she has been so superior to the opposing counsel. It was amazing. Kimberly was so much more prepared and better understood what was going on. Everything that I have needed has been taken care of.”


“Kimberly is very quick to update me. Follow up is great. I feel my attorney is genuinely invested in my case and doing everything to get the outcome we desire. She is bluntly honest and doesn’t tell me what I want to hear, she tells me what I need to hear to make wise decisions.”