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Attorney Judith Schening is dedicated to providing her clients with excellent and thorough legal advice that is based on more than 28 years of practicing law. Ms. Schening is a member of WealthCounsel, a membership organization of more than 2,500 attorneys who are committed to a client-centric approach to estate planning.  Please contact her for assistance with any of the following: testamentary wills, trusts, powers of attorney for property, powers of attorney for health care, living wills, estate probate or administration, and trust administration.

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Wills: 30%
  3. Probate: 25%
  4. Power Of Attorney: 10%

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Anthony Robert Scifo

    I have had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Schening. She has intimate knowledge and passion for estate planning, particularly Trusts. I have no hesitation in recommending her or endorsing her.

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    Anthony Scifo Wills and living wills Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Judith A. Schening, LLC

107 S. McLean Blvd
South Elgin, IL, 60177-1822

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198805/17/2016
TXInactive 198708/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Young Alumna of the YearNorthern Illinois College of Law1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFulbright & Jaworski1989 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
WealthCounselMember2012 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
South Elgin Economic Development CouncilSecretary2015 - 2017
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
VHA v. National Union Fire Ins.My client's motion for summary judgment granted and judgement entered in their favor.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
N.I.U. Law Review, Vol 6., Issue 2, Spring 1986Comment, Federal Products Liability Legislation: Not the Cure for Worker's Compensation Ailments1986
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJuris Doctor1987