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About me

My practice is dedicated solely to matters relating to estate planning (wills, trusts, estate tax, etc.) and estate administration (probate, trust administration, estate litigation, etc.).


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 25%
    15 years, 200 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    15 years, 800 cases
  3. Trusts: 25%
    15 years, 400 cases
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
    15 years, 400 cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Steven Raminiak

    I worked with Jeff on one matter, and was his opposing counsel on another. On all occasions, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and keen intuition. I endorse this lawyer.


    Steven Raminiak Guardianship Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Gottlieb, LLC

616 N. North Court - Suite 160
Palatine, IL, 60067


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ABA Journal Blawg 100ABA Law Journal2015
Probate Top ContrbutorAvvo2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyLaw Offices of Jeffrey R. Gottlieb, LLC2015 - Present
MemberNorthwest Community Hospital Planned Gifts Committee2013 - Present
Trusts & Estates InstructorTownship High School District 2112005 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Robert H. Glorch2000 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Estate Planning CouncilMember2013 - Present
Northwest Community Hospital FoundationVolunteer on Planned Gifts Committee2013 - Present
ISBA Section on Trusts and EstatesMember2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Notary Public Association of IllinoisNotary Public2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
2010 CH 10537Obtained favorable settlement for breach of fiduciary duty claim
2009 P 5045Successfully negotiated favorable settlement of statutory custodial claim
Breach of Duty by Property POASettled on favorable terms
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
59th Annual Estate Planning Short CourseErnie Banks Estate: Lessons for Estate Planners2016
District 211 Adult Continuing Education ClassEstate Planning and Probate2015
Live Video Webcast for National Business InstituteAdministering a Small Estate2014
McHenry County College5 Critical Estate Planning Documents2013