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Gregg A Garofalo

Gregg A Garofalo

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate

Gregg Garofalo

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About Me

Gregg focuses his practice in the areas of probate administration and litigation, estate planning and real estate. In addition, Gregg is a guardian ad litem appointed by the Circuit Court of Cook County, not only in the probate area, but other divisions including domestic relations division and law division.Gregg is an active member of the legal community where he is serving or has served in several leadership roles within the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Gregg is a past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Probate Practice Committee where he served two years as Chair. Gregg is also a past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, he is a member of the Trusts & Estates Council, and he is starting his third term as a member of the General Assembly after taking the mandatory one year off between terms. Gregg serves as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s mentor program, and he is a speaker in the area of probate and trusts and estates.In addition to his passion for law, Gregg works with professional and civic organizations. Gregg has worked with the Children’s Assistance Fund and the Illinois Bar Foundation chairing their annual holiday party which has grossed over $150,000 during his ten year involvement. In addition, Gregg is the Second Vice-President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, a past board member of the Italian American Political Coalition, and a board member of the Justinian Society Children’s Endowment Fund. Gregg also volunteers for the Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Probate: 40%
    15 years, 750 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 35%
    15 years, 250 cases
  3. Elder Law: 20%
    15 years, 250 cases
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Tarek A. Fadel

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Tarek Fadel Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Nathaniel Sposeep

    I endorse this lawyer. Gregg does a great job for his clients!


    Jason Sposeep Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Garofalo Law Group

161 N. Clark Street
Suite 4700
Chicago, IL, 60606-1608

Garofalo Law Group

121 N. Main Street
3rd Floor
Bloomington, IL, 61761



DCActive 200007/18/2014
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199905/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2009
Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyGarofalo Law Group2000 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Justinian Society of LawyersPresident2012 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2001
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Protecting Your Little BeansProtecting Your Little Beans2013