Lauren Jackson focuses her practice primarily in the areas of real estate, estate planning, probate and business succession planning, although her background includes contracts and corporate formations as well.
Lauren’s unintimidating, caring approach has garnered her a respectable reputation all over Northern Illinois. With her dedication for efficient cost effective services, you will learn that when you retain Lauren you have a reachable attorney with your best interests in mind.
Lauren prides herself on quality work over quantity and it has proved to be beneficial to all parties based on positive customer reviews. Lauren eagerly represents individuals in the buying, selling, or leasing residential and commercial real estate properties as well as assisting individuals in making the transfer of their assets upon their death simpler and easier on their loved ones.
Lauren began her career clerking for Konicek & Dillon in St. Charles, IL assisting the attorneys with research, drafting petitions, motions and orders for the firm’s representation of its clients in insurance defense matters. Upon graduation from law school, Lauren worked as an associate at Lavelle Law, Ltd. Located in Palatine, IL. There she obtained experience in many areas of the law including estate planning, business succession planning, probate, collections and a variety of real estate transactions.
Lauren earned her B.A. from Northern Illinois University in 1999 with an emphasis in journalism. She went on to attend the law program at Northern Illinois University and became licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois in 2003.
Lauren is an active member of the Kane County Bar Association (http://www.kanecountybar.org/), the Elgin Downtown Neighborhood Association (?????); Board Member of Chicago Repertory Ballet (http://www.chicagorepertoryballet.com) and the First Congregational Church of Elgin (http://www.fcc-elgin.org/).
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2003||11/21/2016|
|Of Counsel||VLK Law Firm||2016 - Present|
|Owner||Law Office of Lauren E. Jackson||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Kane County Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Student Loan Trust vs Bethke||All interest was waived from last payment date and going forward|
|Estate of Robert Domek||All assets received by beneficiaries without objection|
|Estate of Robert Grover||All assets received by beneficiaries without objection|
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|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||What's the difference between an owner's title policy and lender's title policy?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||What you need to know to refinance a home if the home is in a trust?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||How much should I own before it's worth it to me to have a revocable trust?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||How to protect your family with no savings!||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||What is the attorney review period for a real estate transaction?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||How much should I own before it is worth it for me to have a revocable trust?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||Are you mortgage shopping? Annual Percentage Yield (APR) versus Interest Rate…What you need to know!!!||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||In real estate, what is a owner financed sale a/k/a “a contract for deed”?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||Is there a minimum net worth you should have before making a will?||2016|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||Is a short sale right for you?||2015|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||What should I ask a real estate attorney before hiring them?||2015|
|Lauren Jackson Law Blog||Should I have a revocable living trust in my estate plan?||2015|
|Northern Illinois University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Northern Illinois University, College of Journalism||Journalism||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Elgin Community College||Journalism||A.A.,||1997|
|Kim's Karate Seminar||Estate Plans - What you need to know||2013|
|Real Estate Seminar||Real Estate Process - From contract to closing||2005|