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About me

In addition to legal activities and serving the community, Max also enjoys cycling, jogging, and being with her own "nontraditional" family.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 45%
    5 years
  2. Estate Planning: 45%
    5 years
  3. Corporate: 10%
    5 years


Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Offices of Max Elliott, Ltd.

500 N Michigan Ave Ste 600
Chicago, IL, 60611-3775


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201105/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardBlack Women Lawyers Association of Greater Chicago2013
Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Service AwardDePaul University College of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkThe Law Offices of Edward A. Williams, Ltd.2008 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionN/A2013 - Present
Cook County Bar AssociationCo-chair, Social Media Committee2013 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionN/A2011 - Present
Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater ChicagoCo-chair, Roundtable Committee2011 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Trust Law CommitteeN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawN/AN/A2010
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Succession Planning for AttorneysSuccession Planning for Attorneys2013
Going Out on Your Own: Hear from Women Who Have SucceededMarketing and Technology for a Solo/Small Firm2013
Claim Your PowerBasic Estate Planning Documents for Nontraditional Couples2013
Chicago Bar Association, Trust Law CommitteeTax and Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples Post Windsor2013
Back to Basics: Interview SkillsInterviewing Skills for Law Students2013
Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning in Light of DOMAEstate Planning for LGBT Community2012
The Civil Union RemixEstate Planning and the Illinois Civil Union Act2012
LGBT Employment & Relationship RightsLGBT Employment & Relationship Rights2012
Hot Topics in Family LawMarriage Equality2012
Hot Topics in Family LawGoing Solo in a Recession2012
Financial FreedomBasic and Intermediate Estate Planning Techniques2012
DePaul Lunch ProgramChanges in the Estate Planning Landscape since the IL Civil Union Act2012
Claim Your PowerBasic Estate Planning Documents for Nontraditional Couples2012
Chicago Bar AssociationBasic Estate Planning Is an Oxymoron2012