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I have  been very fortunate to work with some of the finest estate planners and litigators in northern Illinois. I have experience in the difficult emotional environment that often surrounds families in crisis.


I serve clients in the area of ElderLaw, including any related litigation such as guardianships, financial abuse of elders, and estate administration. I am fluent in Spanish and am often sought out by the Spanish-speaking community for assistance.

I spent all of my childhood in northern Illinois; nonetheless, I have had the opportunity to study languages and cultures in various countries from Papua New Guinea to the Czech Republic. I  have also studied in Mexico, Spain, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. I have taught Spanish at both the junior high and high school level in New Jersey.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 70%
    11 years, 740 cases
  2. Probate: 15%
    11 years, 189 cases
  3. Guardianship: 15%
    11 years, 191 cases



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Contact info

Law ElderLaw

2275 Church Road
Aurora, IL, 60502


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Young Alumna of the Year AwardNorthern Illinois University College of Law Alumni Council2011
#1 of Top 7 Women Lawyers in Kane/Kendall/DeKalb CountiesLaw & Lawyers2011
#2 Top Ten Elder Law Attorney in Illinois per surveyLeading Lawyers Network2011
Rising Star in Elder LawIllinois Super Lawyers2011
Young Lawyer of the Year, Outside Cook CountyIllinois State Bar Association2010
Rising Star in Elder LawSuper Lawyers2010
Leading Lawyer in Elder LawLeading Lawyer Network2009
Leading Woman LawyerChicago Lawyer Magazine2009
Board of Managers Service AwardKane County Bar Association2008
Outstanding New Lawyer AwardKane County Bar Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Public Guardian and Public AdministratorKane County2012 - Present
Managing PartnerLaw ElderLaw, LLP2005 - Present
AssociateKinnally, Flaherty, Krentz and Loran2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Kane County Bar AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
Kane County Bar AssociationFirst Vice President2010 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar Association Elder Law NewsletterSummary of DRA changes that will affect your clients and how you process their Medicaid applications2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Goshen CollegeSpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Goshen CollegeSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
8th Annual Elder Law Short CourseWhat Must an Elder Law Attorney Know2012
Continuing EducationElder Abuse-Financial Exploitation Goals and Objectives2011
Chicago Bar AssociationElder Law for Every Lawyer2011
7th Annual Elder Law Short CourseDRA in Illinois and Beyond: The Good, The Bad, The OMG What Were They Thinking2011
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Annual MeetingRestoration to Capacity Hearings2010
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysABCs and 123s of Special Needs Trusts2009
Kane County Bar AssociationSpecial Needs Trusts pursuant to a Divorce Decree2009
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysHow to Avoid Post-Death Litigation2008