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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1992||11/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|World's Best Grandpa||Owen Olofsson||2010|
|Eagle Scout||Boy Scouts of America||1975|
|Owner||The Law Offices of Tom Olofsson||1994 - Present|
|Administrative Law Judge||The City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings||1995 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Medicaid Practice Systems||Member||2007 - Present|
|National Eagle Scout Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors||Chapter Board Member||2005 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|The John Marshall Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Illinois, Chicago||English - Writing||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Chapter Meeting||Estate Planning||2015|
|Chapter Meeting||Estate Planning||2014|
|Online Education Course||Estate Planning Basics||2012|
|Estate Planning Workshop||Estate Planning||2010|
Posted by Molly
Tom educated me, a parent of two sons, about the value of a trust to ensure that my sons, who are my heirs, inherit my estate as part of a seamless process. Before sitting down with Tom, my knowledge of trusts was quite limited. I had assumed that trusts were designed for wealthy people, not for a middle class family. Now that I understand how a trust protects a family's assets and guides the distribution of those assets, I wonder why no one recommended a trust previously. Not only did Tom provide a clear, straightforward explanation of trusts, he also provided a binder holding all of the necessary information and forms that I would need in order to take this important step on behalf of my family. A final note: Tom makes house calls.
Posted by Greg
I have been working with Tom Olofsson for many years and also serve with him on the FPA board. He is an excellent estate planning and special needs attorney. Recently I had a complex situation involving a death and special needs. The documents Tom wrote and advice he gave proved invaluable.
Posted by ethna
Tom Olofsson assisted me in updating a will & trust sent up 10 years ago. The updates were needed & explained well; Tom came to our home which made the process pleasant & quick. Tom also worked well with extended family members. We feel confident & relieved that we are now all set with these end of life details.
Kimberly Myers, Estate planning Attorney
I have been pleased to work with Tom on a number of estate planning and asset protection planning matters. The enjoyment that he receives from interacting with his clients and applying his expertise to assisting them with their needs is refreshing. Tom is extremely knowledgeable and takes a sincere interest in his clients. He is committed to providing each one with personalized service and comprehensive yet understandable advice and guidance to help accomplish their goals..