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Jeffrey R. Gottlieb

Jeffrey R. Gottlieb

Practice areas:

Wills & Living Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate

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

Licensed since 2000

  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

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • 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
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Justin Lee Gordon

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Justin Gordon Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Gottlieb, LLC

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



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Probate Top ContrbutorAvvo2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw 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 in Chicago, IllinoisLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Illinois-UrbanaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
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