I am a northside Chicago-based estate planning attorney, providing individuals and... more
I am a northside Chicago-based estate planning attorney, providing individuals and families with client-focused, individualized legal services. Please contact me at 773-587-9693, for a free initial consultation.
I have been practicing in the area of estate planning, probate, and elder law for... more
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
"I find practicing in the area of elder law and working closely with families truly... more
"I find practicing in the area of elder law and working closely with families truly rewarding. It is an area of the law that is relatable and has or will affect all of us at some point during our lives."
Admitted to Illinois Bar in June 2013 after moving to the greater Chicago area from... more
Admitted to Illinois Bar in June 2013 after moving to the greater Chicago area from Florida. Previously practiced law in Florida for 12 years and in Indiana for 20 years. Admitted to the US Supreme Court, the US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. In Florida served on the Board and as Treasurer of the Florida Association for Women... view profile
Welcome to my profile! I am an attorney with a passion for service to the community.... more
Welcome to my profile! I am an attorney with a passion for service to the community. I enjoy being the "neighborhood attorney" and embrace each of my client's concerns as my own. My philosophy towards practicing law guides me to look at the situation in its entirety: If I accomplish "X", how will ultimately affect the client? While the client makes the decision, I seek to provide each cl... view profile
I have practiced in estate planning, probate, and estate and trust litigation since... more
I have practiced in estate planning, probate, and estate and trust litigation since graduating from law school in 2004. After working at Urban Burt, Ltd., in Oak Forest, IL, I joined Paul F. O'Keefe, P.C. in 2006 where I continue to practice in estate planning, probate, trust and estate litigation, and now commercial litigation. I work out of both our Evanston and Chicago offices.I grew up in ... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Evanston, IL