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Kristen L. Gorenberg

Estate planning Attorney at Northbrook, IL

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also known as Kristen L. Ruben, Kristen L. Kwiatt

  • Licensed for 32 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1991
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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

About Kristen

Learn Kristen’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Our practice includes the drafting of Wills, Trusts, Property and Health Care Powers of Attorney and Pre and Post Nuptial agreements.

    20 years

  2. Real estate
    Our Real Estate Practice includes both Residential and Commercial transactions. In the Residential arena, we handle both home sales and purchases in the Chicagoland area for single family homes, condominiums, conversions and new construction.

    20 years

  3. Tax
    In our tax practice we prepare Personal, Corporate, Fiduciary, and Partnership Income Tax returns. We also do tax Audit representation and Residential and Income Tax Appeals and disputes.

    20 years

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    Our corporate practice consists of organizing Limited Liability Companies, Series Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Corporations, whether for your business and/or for Asset and Wealth protection purposes.

    20 years

  5. Probate
    Our probate practice consists of opening, administering, and closing all types of probate matters. We will file all initial court papers, attend court hearings, secure a surety bond, and make sure all notice provisions are met.

    20 years

  6. Trusts
    Our Trust Administration practice complements our Estate Planning practice. We administer both living or inter vivos trusts, as well as testamentary trusts. As a Trustee, we assist with accounting, managing, and disbursing trust assets.

    20 years


Ruben & Goldberg LLC
3000 Dundee Rd Ste 305
Northbrook, IL, 60062-2434

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  • Hourly Rates $ 300-350 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Ruben & Goldberg, LLC
  • 2004 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Attorney
  • Kwiatt & Ruben, Ltd.
  • 1993 - 1995
  • Law Clerk
  • The Honorable Rudy Lozano
  • 1991 - 1993
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  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • University of Illinois
  • Bacherlor of Science in Journalism
  • 1988


  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2017 - Present
  • North Shore Law, NFP
  • Director
  • 2016 - Present
  • Amicus Poloniae Legal Clinic
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2016 - Present
  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Northbrook Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - 2018
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2019

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Elder law Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Having referred several clients to Kristen over the years, I can attest to Kristen’s compassionate and zealous representation. Kristen strives to find creative and practical solutions to her clients concerns. Don’t let Kristen’s modesty for you. She has experience in multiple and complementary practice areas and can be a fierce negotiator. It is a great complement to receive glowing feedback from clients that I have referred to Kristen’s care. I admire Kristen’s dedication to her profession as well as her volunteer work in both the professional and lay community. I am proud to know Kristen both as a friend and as an esteemed colleague!"
Real estate