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Kenneth Mark Bloom

Estate planning Attorney at Chicago, IL

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  • Licensed for 35 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1988
    Status
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Kenneth M. Bloom is a partner at Latimer LeVay Fyock, LLC. Mr. Bloom, a CPA as well as an attorney, is rated among the top six percent of Illinois estate planning attorneys, as selected by his peers and the American Research Corporation, and has received the highest rating of distinction by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. Ken is listed in the Who’s Who in American Law as well as the National Register of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals. In addition, Ken was named to the exclusive roll of 2007-2015 Illinois Super Lawyers. Ken lectures extensively and is regularly published in several journals including those published by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Chicago Bar Association, as well as the Chicago Tribune. In addition, Ken has attended the Stetson University Law School’s Special Needs Trust Symposium for many years and is active with the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only national group of attorneys dedicated to meeting the estate planning needs of the disabled. 

  • Practice areas include: estate planning and administration; wills; trusts; special needs planning; probate; asset protection; powers of attorney; and business succession planning. 
  • Additional practice areas include real estate, general corporate and business transactional matters.  Provides services including: choosing the proper corporate entity; formation of the corporate entity; drafting and filing articles of incorporation; drafting partnership agreements, LLC operating agreements, and corporate by-laws; buying and selling existing businesses; purchasing and leasing assets and real property in conjunction with your business; negotiating, drafting, and executing business contracts; and planning as it relates to tax issues. 
  • Counsels clients with guidance that will protect their assets during their lifetime and for their family after the client’s death. 
  • Provides tax law services including income, trust, gift and estate tax planning. Ken works with clients to minimize taxes utilizing installment sales, private annuities, deferred payment arrangements, and tax-deferred exchanges. 
  • Assists families with planning for disabled adults and children through creating special needs trusts, asset planning and coordination of private and public resources. Ken helps families to maximize resources and enhance quality of life for loved ones.

Location

Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC
55 West Monroe Street
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL, 60603
Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC
**By Appointment Only
2100 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL, 60062-6139
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Peck Bloom, LLC
  • 1998 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Mass & Miller, P.C.
  • 1992 - 1998
  • Tax Supervisor
  • Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser, CPA's
  • 1987 - 1992
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Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1998
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science
  • 1985

Associations

  • Special Needs Alliance
  • Marketing Committee Co-Chair
  • 2014 - Present
  • Special Needs Alliance
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Asset Protection Committee
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Internal Finance Committee
  • N/A
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Probate Practice Committee
  • N/A
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Trust & Estate Section
  • N/A
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Skokie Hospital
  • Lessons Learned from End of Life Disputes: The Terri Schiavo Issues
  • 2014
  • Chicago Teachers Pension Fund
  • Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Bernard Weinger JCC
  • Celebrity Estate Battles
  • 2014
  • Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove
  • Celebrity Estate Battles
  • 2014
  • The Abington
  • The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste
  • 2013
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Powers of Attorney: What’s New and How it Affects You
  • 2013
  • Evanston Public Library
  • The New Normal
  • 2013
  • Wilbur Wright College of Chicago
  • Estate Planning 101
  • 2012
  • The New Elder Law and Miscellaneous Remedies Division Elder Law Seminar
  • Estate Planning for a Person with a Guardian
  • 2012
  • Money Smart Week
  • Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • 2012
  • Des Plaines Public Library
  • Financial Exploitation
  • 2012
  • CJBS
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • 2012
  • Alden Estates of Barrington, Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
  • Celebrity Sized Problems
  • 2012
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • Asset Protection
  • 2011
  • The Arlington Rehab
  • Hoarding in Older Adults: A Clinical & Legal Perspective
  • 2011
  • Park Ridge Senior Center
  • Don’t be the Victim: How to Protect Yourself From Financial Exploitation & Elder Abuse
  • 2011
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Estate Planning
  • 2011
  • Money Smart Week
  • Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • 2011
  • Money Smart Week
  • Asset Protection in 2011 and Beyond
  • 2011
  • Libertyville Lions Club
  • Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • 2011
  • Lake County Senior Coalition
  • 2011 Tax Updates
  • 2011
  • Japanese American Service Committee
  • Estate Planning
  • 2011
  • IICLE Special Needs Planning Series
  • What’s New? Legislative Case Law Update
  • 2011
  • IICLE Special Needs Planning Series
  • What’s New? Legislative/Case Law Update
  • 2011
  • IICLE 7th Annual Elder Law Short Course
  • Civil Unions: Unmarried Elder Law Client Couples’ Long Term Care Planning Needs
  • 2011
  • Skokie Hospital
  • Guardianship, Powers of Attorney, and the Health Care Surrogate Act
  • 2010
  • Sedgebrook
  • Avoiding Financial Exploitation
  • 2010
  • Money Smart Week
  • Estate Planning
  • 2010
  • Fall Convention
  • Illinois Council for Exceptional Children
  • 2010
  • Northwest Suburban Senior Coalition
  • Trust and Financial Issues Related to Protect our Parents and Clients
  • 2009
  • Northwest Suburban Senior Coalition
  • Trust and Financial Issues Related to Protect our Parents and Clients
  • 2009
  • Money Smart Week
  • Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • 2009
  • Money Smart Week
  • Estate Planning in Uncertain Times
  • 2009
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Chicago Estate planning Lawyer Kenneth Mark Bloom
Kenneth Mark Bloom
Estate planning Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 35 years
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