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Janna S. Dutton

Janna S. Dutton

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Guardianship, Estate Planning, Probate, Medicaid & Medicare

About Me

I have been practicing in the area of estate planning, probate, and elder law for more than 35 years and as a result, I have a wealth of experience that allows me to skillfully navigate through a diverse assortment of legal matters.

I am certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an elder law attorney, and have held this certification since 1995


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Estate Planning: 24%
    2 years
  2. Guardianship: 24%
    2 years
  3. Elder Law: 24%
    2 years
  4. Probate: 23%
  5. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Dutton & Casey, P.C.

79 West Monroe, Suite 1320
Chicago, IL, 60603

Dutton & Casey, PC

North Lawler Ave
Skokie, IL

Dutton & Casey

North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL

Dutton & Casey

22nd Street
Westchester, IL




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top LawyersChicago Lawyer Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerDutton & Casey, PC1989 - Present
AttorneyLegal Assistance Foundation Of Chicago1979 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Life Care Planning Law Firms AssociationAttorney Member2008 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysExecutive CouncilN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Elder Law Committee, Trust Law CommitteeAttorney MemberN/A
Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) of the National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysAttorney MemberN/A
Illinois Disability Association (the not-for-profit co-trustee of the Illinois Disability Pooled Trust).Board of DirectorsN/A
M-Team, a multidisplinary team focusing on combating elder abuse, on the Northeast section of Chicago.Advisory BoardN/A
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Illinois chapter)Board of DirectorsN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Chicago Bar AssociationNumerousN/A
Your Legal UpdateDutton & Casey, P.C.N/A
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Illinois)NumerousN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wheaton College, Wheaton ILSociologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Please review our websiteWe offer numerous programs for community members and professionalsN/A