As the third child born to Serbian immigrants and knowing first-hand the challenges faced by working class families navigating a complicated system of laws, I seek to simplify the process and help families by minimizing the stress of the legal system.
I believe in working together towards a common goal and always being mindful of the client's particular needs during the course of our relationship. I enjoy talking to my clients and taking the time necessary for clients to fully understand their options.
I believe in creating a mindful workplace. Within my office, my employees and I are trained to utilize technology to reduce waste where possible and everyone is encouraged to develop healthy habits for themselves and the environment.
Continuous education is essential in this line of work and each year we dedicate hours in excess of the minimum legal education credits required by the state. My office is limited to practicing in the areas of estate planning, probate, and elder law because I prefer to excel in a few areas than address new issues among many different fields of law.
Languages Spoken: Serbian
Licensed since 2007
I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Zivkovich is a knowledgeable and well-respected attorney. She is a compassionate attorney who cares about her clients and works tirelessly to help her clients achieve their goals. A prospective client should not hesitate to contact Ms. Zivkovich for a consultation.
Denise Erlich Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|IN||Active In Good Standing||2010||08/30/2015|
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2007||08/17/2015|
|N/A||Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman||2006 - 2006|
|N/A||Bruce Clark & Associates||2005 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Women Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Lake County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|South Suburban Estate Planning Council||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Chicago Estate Planning Council||N/A||2009 - 2011|
|Lynwood Chamber of Commerce||Member||2008 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Illinois chapter)||N/A||2008 - 2009|
|Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association||N/A||2007 - 2009|
|Harwood Heights Chamber of Commerce||N/A||2007 - 2011|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Serbian Bar Association of America||Member||2007 - Present|
|Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce||Chamber Attorney||2007 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Valparaiso University School of Law||Concentration in Estate Planning||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Purdue University||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|
|Going Solo for Law Students||Law Practice Management||2014|
|Probate Committee||Indiana Probate Administration||2012|