Livingston, Illinois Elder Law Lawyers

Mr. Kurt August Carlson
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Wheaton, IL Elder Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(630) 665-2500 124C S. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul University
I feel that my expertise in each of these areas compliment the other. For example, complex divorces often involve real estate or business holdings, with the accompanying valuation and ownership issues. Sometimes, a trust for the benefit of children is appropriate. In doing estate planning, there is often the need to plan appropriately for the second marriage situation. Real estate clients also often need to appropriately plan their estates, and to take title to their home in a manner that is consistent with their ultimate estate desires. I was admitted to practice in the courts...
Carol A. Nolan
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Wheaton, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(630) 668-6600 620 W Roosevelt Rd
Suite C1
Wheaton, IL 60187
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northern Illinois University
Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships for the Illinois State Bar Association, National Business Institute, and the DuPage County Bar Association. Carol has been in practice since 1996 in the field of Medicaid planning. She advises clients about the rules pertaining to Medicaid, nursing homes, asset transfers, and trusts for the disabled. She will assist clients in filing Medicaid applications and related matters. Carol also has expertise in preparing revocable living trusts, wills, and other estate planning tools. This includes...
Jay Kaufman
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Northbrook, IL Elder Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 807-1108 707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600A
Northbrook, IL 60062
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Northern Illinois University
As the founder of the firm Kaufman Law Group, LLC, Jay C. Kaufman practices in the areas of business law and estate planning. For nearly 35 years, he has been practicing at his own firm. Attorney Kaufman is a proud member of ElderCounsel, WealthCounsel, American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from North Illinois University. Mr. Kaufman has earned an 8.5 Excellent rating on Avvo.com. For a case review, please contact his firm today.
Judy A. Goldstein
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Mokena, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(708) 479-0800 19235 Wolf Rd
Mokena, IL 60448
Elder, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Michael L. Shanahan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(877) 374-1417 325 N La Salle Dr
#450
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationElder, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
DePaul College of Law
Levin & Perconti welcomed Michael L. Shanahan to the firm in November 2014. As an associate attorney, Michael handles all types of medical malpractice, nursing home, products liability, personal injury and wrongful death cases. Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked for a general liability and workers’ compensation firm in Chicago.

Michael graduated from the DePaul University College of Law in May 2013 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in November 2013. As a law student, Michael received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Trial Advocacy and Legal Drafting and was a Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient....
Kelly Karczmar
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Crete, IL Elder Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(708) 927-1234 575 W. Exchange St.
Suite 102
Crete, IL 60417
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Kelly Karczmar graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in 1994. She graduated from the John Marshall Law School in 2005, where she served in the Fair Housing Legal Clinic. Ms. Karczmar served for six years as a Human Resources Director in a Fortune 100 company. She was responsible for union negotiations, employee relations and legal compliance. Ms. Karczmar is an attorney admitted to practice in the state bar of Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has practiced law since 2005. She is a member of...
Elizabeth M. Fink
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(773) 906-5752 6232 N Pulaski Rd Ste 404
Chicago, IL 60646
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Elizabeth Fink focuses her career on the practice of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianships, and Medicaid Planning. She has been practicing law in Chicago, IL since 2009 and has represented clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University and spent a semester of study at Justus-Liebig-Universität in Giessen, Germany. She received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar in May 2009. Elizabeth is a member of the National Academy of...
Dean Richard Hedeker
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Lincolnshire, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(847) 913-5415 One Overlook Point
Suite 250
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
DePaul College of Law
Dean Hedeker is a leading Chicago-area authority on estate and tax planning, business law and investments. A long-time resident of north suburban Lincolnshire, Dean has more than 25-years experience helping business owners and families grow, protect and pass on their hard-earned money through tax planning, estate planning and investment management services. Dean is among a rare breed of professionals because he possesses wide-ranging experience and certifications in the fields of law, estate, tax and financial planning and accounting. Over the past 10 years alone, Dean has created more than 2,000 estate plans and every year he handles more than 300 complex...
Michael V. LoCicero
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Oak Brook, IL Elder Law Attorney with 37 years experience
1200 Harger Road
Suite 706
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Michael V. LoCicero has practiced law in DuPage County for over three decades. Michael's dedication to the community includes volunteering in local education, sports, and government programs. As a seasoned attorney, he believes in personal service at a reasonable price and dedication to cases from start to finish. Michael values open communication with his clients by keeping them fully informed about case matters, providing advice, and ultimately helping clients make the best, fully-informed decisions possible. Michael's problem solving and cost-effective approach allows him to reach client goals as quickly as possible at a reasonable rate.
Christopher T. Hurley
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(312) 553-4900 33 N. Dearborn St.
Suite 1431
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationElder, Animal, Employment and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL
Edward M. Farmer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Aurora, IL Elder Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(800) 700-4174 3015 E. New York Street
Suite A2-272
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationElder, Administrative, Estate Planning and Military
Valparaiso University School of Law
Ed was born in Park Ridge, Illinois. During grade school and high school, Ed lived in the small town of Crete, Illinois. In his senior year of high school, Ed enlisted with the Illinois Army National Guard as a field artillery cannon crewmember. In August of 2001, Ed was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic and advanced individual training. The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon happened during his training.
After completing training, Ed returned to Illinois and shortly afterwards, began attending school at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. In 2004, during his senior year at...
Alan Sohn
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(312) 236-7005 30 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2040
Chicago, IL 60602
Elder, Business and Estate Planning
University of Illinois College of Law
Alan Sohn has provided expert legal counsel in the areas of wills and trusts, business succession planning, the organization and representation of privately-held businesses, probate and administration of estates, elder law, and real estate acquisition and leasing. Alan is conversant with and has utilized S corporations and limited liability companies for business, estate planning and asset protection. Alan has also counseled and assisted his clients in connection with the resolution of family disputes and when necessary represented their interests in the courts and in arbitration proceedings where efforts in resolving such disputes have been unsuccessful. Having dealt with a...
Dennis Delman
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&A
Skokie, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(847) 674-3000 4711 Golf Rd. Suite 700
Skokie, IL 60201
Elder, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law
I am a partner in a small suburban firm for over 35 years that provides excellent legal services to thousands of satisfied clients. I regularly lectures on various legal topics and am appointed by the court to mediate Family Law issues. I also love playing tennis and am on the Board of several charitable organizations
Michael T. Mertz
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney
(312) 553-4900 33 N. Dearborn St.
Suite 1431
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationElder, Animal, Employment and Medical Malpractice
DePaul College of Law
Mildred Palmer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Rolling Meadows, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
University of Florida
Mildred ("Millie") V. Palmer graduated Cum Laude from University of Flordia's College of Law in 1990 with a concentration in taxation and estate planning. After graduation she went to work for Ernst and Young as a tax attorney in the Special Services Group while taking LLM classes at Chicago Kent. In 1992 she moved from Ernst and Young to Gardner Carton and Douglas where she practiced tax law. As a tax attorney attached to a large firm, Millie saw a wide variety of work in the area of taxation, charitable giving, corporate work and estate planning. During this time, she...
Laura Ellis
Social Media
LaGrange, IL Elder Law Attorney
LaGrange, IL 60525
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Creighton University
Antonio M. Romanucci
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(312) 458-1000 33 N. LaSalle Street
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Elder, Asbestos, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
The John Marshall Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
Thomas J. Olofsson JD
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(773) 905-1193 9924 S. Walden Parkway
Chicago, IL 60643
Free ConsultationElder and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Nick Kulagin
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
(630) 480-6399 400 S. Knoll St.
Ste. B
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Elder Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Elder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Notre Dame
Nick Kulagin is a dedicated family law and estate planning attorney who has represented residents of DuPage County and Kane County for 15 years. Based in Wheaton, Mr. Kulagin works diligently to protect his clients’ families, homes, and businesses. He believes that successful advocacy begins with investigating each person’s particular needs. With a strong reputation in the legal community, he is committed to helping his clients understand their legal rights and options so that they can make fully informed decisions.

Mr. Kulagin attended De Paul University for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a Political Science degree. He went on to earn...
William R Pokorny
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(312) 983-0300 300 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60606
Elder, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
The University of Chicago Law School
William R. Pokorny represents management in a wide range of labor and employment matters. He concentrates his practice on litigation and counseling in areas including discrimination, disabilities, ERISA and employee benefits, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, wrongful discharge, wage and hour law, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and labor relations. He represents employers before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Human Rights Commission. Mr. Pokorny has experience with a wide variety of clients, including manufacturers, utilities, hospitals and healthcare providers, insurance companies, financial services...
Alyx Durachta
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
LaGrange, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(708) 482-7090 1023 W 55th
St #110
LaGrange, IL 60525
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
The John Marshall Law School
Thomas J. Hansen
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Park Ridge, IL Elder Law Attorney
(847) 292-9930 422 North Northwest Highway, B-5
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
The John Marshall Law School
Thomas Hansen was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and Park Ridge, Illinois. Thomas lives in Park Ridge, with his wife and three children. Thomas received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University, a Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the University of Illinois, a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University, a Juris Doctor with Distinction from John Marshal Law School. Thomas is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society of Certified Public...
Mark R. McKenna
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(312) 553-4900 33 N. Dearborn St.
Suite 1431
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationElder, Animal, Employment and Medical Malpractice
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL
Lisa M Knauf
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Addison, IL Elder Law Attorney
(630) 474-5401 221 E Lake Street
Suite 208
Addison, IL 60101
Elder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Lisa Knauf is an attorney that combines her legal expertise with real world experience. She had a successful sales career before going back to school to attend Northern Illinois Univ. College of Law for her law degree, She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is the owner of Knauf Law Office PC in Addison Illinois.The Knauf Law practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, including wills, living trusts, and powers of attorney, probate administration, real estate and elder law.

Lisa is an active member of her community, currently serving as Vice President of the Board of Trustees of...
Jenette M. Schwemler
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Lake in the Hills, IL Elder Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(815) 245-4665 1301 Pyott Road, Suite 201G
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Elder, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
The John Marshall Law School
For 20 years, I have represented clients in contested divorce and custody matters in McHenry County. I am also a court appointed guardian ad litem and mediator in family law cases. I also provide representation for clients needing estate planning and Medicaid planning.
Bob Baizer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(312) 772-4956 200 South Wacker Drive
#3100
Chicago, IL 60606
Elder, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of California, Berkeley School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Baizer Kolar P.C. has been a practicing personal injury law firm in the Chicago area for over 35 years. Their reputation in the state is second to none, and they have some of the highest ratings in the area for their work in medical malpractice, wrongful death, car accident, and many more types of personal injury cases. Bob has been practicing law since 1972. He focuses on catastrophic plaintiff’s personal injury and wrongful death, including medical negligence and all forms of transportation negligence. Baizer obtained the then-largest medical malpractice verdict in Illinois and later the state’s second largest...
Ms. Mary K. Neal
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(773) 681-1335 2731 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Elder and Immigration
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Globally aware and community focused, attorney Mary K. Neal has a talent for language and penchant for logical reasoning that makes immigration law a natural fit for her legal practice. The Law Office of Mary K. Neal is dedicated to assisting clients overcome life's obstacles to build a better future for their families here in the United States. The firm is available to serve the legal needs of Rogers Park, West Ridge, and greater Chicago. For immigration matters, the firm accepts clients from all states where such representation is allowed by law. Individuals and families can face many problems as a result...
Ryan R. Stodden
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Freeport, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(815) 235-1212 Suite 300
Freeport, IL 61032
Elder, Agricultural, Business and Estate Planning
Northern Illinois University
Joseph K. Janusonis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileResponsive Law
Lockport, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(815) 836-2600 16612 West 159th Street, Suite 202
Lockport, IL 60441
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Joseph K. Janusonis has been a licensed Illinois attorney since 2001 and has been practicing in the areas of family law and divorce law since 2005. His knowledge of family law and the courts help him in assisting you during these difficult and stressful times. Joseph approaches his cases with the goal of helping you to reach a favorable settlement, however, he is experienced and prepared to take your case to trial, should the need arise. Joseph's extensive experience acting as Mediator and a Guardian Ad Litem gives him additional insight into matters of custody, visitation, and issues related to...
Jeffrey P. Story Esq.
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Evanston, IL Elder Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(847) 328-7552 1609 Sherman Ave.
Suite 210
Evanston, IL 60201
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Northeastern University School of Law
Attorney Bio Jeffery P. Story, Attorney at Law: Jeff Story graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar that same year. During the past eight years he has worked in civil litigation in Chicago. He is married to Amy Marinacci, a fellow attorney that he met in law school. Amy grew up in Evanston where her family still lives. Jeff and Amy have a young son, Gabriel who goes to Pope John XXIII School in Evanston. Jeff recently lost his mother and father within...
Becky Bair Hurley
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(312) 553-4900 33 N. Dearborn St.
Suite 1431
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationElder, Animal, Employment and Medical Malpractice
Northwestern University School of Law
Anthony R. Scifo
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Elgin, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(847) 628-8305 2175 Point Blvd.
Suite 150
Elgin, IL 60123
Elder, Family and Probate
Anthony R. Scifo is a duly licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, admitted in November 2007. He is experienced in the practice of civil litigation, particularly family law litigation and probate litigation. Anthony is an experienced and Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Family Law Divisions of Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County, and DeKalb County. Further, he is a Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Adoption Division and the Probate Division in Kane County, Illinois. Anthony is also an experienced and Court-Approved Family Law Mediator in DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County. In November...
Jeffrey Kabbe
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearch
Naperville, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 219-4200 1952 McDowell Road
Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563
Elder, Business and Estate Planning
Northwestern University School of Law
Paul V Martin
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Ottawa, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(815) 434-2000 511 E. Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Elder, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Paul is an experienced civil litigation attorney. With a strong background in the insurance defense field for 30+ years, he is a knowledgeable and experienced trial and defense attorney. As well as being a litigator in trial courts, Paul has also argued cases before the Third District Appellate Court and the Supreme Court of Illinois.
He is currently a member of the LaSalle County, Illinois State Bar Assocation and the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel. Paul served on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility from 2006 to 2015; and served as a special assistant Attorney General from...
Edmund J. Scanlan
Claimed Lawyer ProfileBlawgsearchSocial Media
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(877) 494-1309 8 South Michigan Ave.
Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60603
Elder, Animal, Asbestos and Medical Malpractice
DePaul University
Christina M. Willman
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Freeport, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(815) 233-1022 1005 Loras Drive
P.O. Box 1149
Freeport, IL 61032
Elder, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Iowa
Christina Willman earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2018. She received a degree in Agribusiness, Cum Laude, upon graduating from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in 2015. While in law school, Christina was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court team. In addition, Christina was a student attorney in the Clinical Law program, focusing on estate planning and general litigation. She also has completed legal internships at Vermeer Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and agricultural equipment in Pella, Iowa, and the Michigan Farm Bureau.

...
Bianca Emini Leinweber
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Downers Grove, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(877) 256-5040 (877) 256-5040
5120 Belmont Road, Ste B
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Elder, Collections, Estate Planning and Tax
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
Mollie Whitehead
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer
(773) 906-5752 6232 N Pulaski Rd Ste 404
Chicago, IL 60646
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Cathleen Reynolds
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Chicago, IL Elder Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(312) 560-2145 141 W Jackson Ste 1430
Chicago, IL 60604
Elder, Education and Juvenile
Drake University Law School
Rhonda Rosenthal
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Crystal Lake, IL Elder Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(815) 444-9791 407 E. Congress Parkway
Suite B
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationElder, Divorce, Family and Probate
Northern Illinois University
have been a licensed attorney and practicing attorney since 1995. Although I have practiced in Kane, DuPage and Cook counties, I currently limit my practice to McHenry County. I focus on issues affecting families and represent spouses, parents, children and disabled adults in divorce, post decree, paternity, adoption, juvenile, probate and guardianship matters. I am a trained Guardian ad Litem and Child’s Representative and appointed by the court in divorce or probate matters. I am also a trained Collaborative Attorney and mediator. Although I no longer accept court appointments for mediation, I use these skills in my roles as negotiator,...
Lawyer Rating
Years of Experience
Language
Fees
Profile Strength
Elder Lawyers in Nearby CitiesElder Lawyers in Nearby Counties

Need a lawyer?

The Justia Lawyer Directory is a listing of lawyers, legal aid organizations, and pro bono legal service organizations. Whether you were injured, are accused of a crime, or are merely engaging in everyday affairs that affect your legal rights or property, an attorney can help you resolve problems or prevent new ones from arising.

Here are just a few situations where you might want to seek the advice of an attorney:

  • You were injured in a car or truck accident
  • You have been arrested and charged with a crime, such as DUI or shoplifting
  • You are considering separating from your spouse
  • You have been subjected to harassment or other discrimination at work

Use Justia to research and compare Livingston attorneys so that you can make an informed decision when you hire your counsel.

It is important to research an attorney before hiring him or her. Be sure to evaluate an attorney's experience (types of cases handled, prior results obtained, etc.). Although prior results are not indicative of the likelihood of success in your case, they can help you make an informed decision.

Also worth serious consideration is the attorney's location, particularly if you will be traveling to visit him or her for consultations.

Finally, research an attorney to see whether he or she has ever been subject to discipline. Although disciplinary actions do not necessarily impact the attorney's competence to handle your case, they may affect your decision whether to hire.