Saint Clair County Probate Lawyers

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Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Experienced and professional representation in probate cases. Free consultation!
I’m an experienced probate lawyer and serve clients throughout Illinois. I’m dedicated to providing personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and helping clients navigate the complexities of the probate process. Read More »
Joseph Rousseau
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Joseph Rousseau
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(833) 929-3463 1 S. Church St.
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Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfProbate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Edward J. Blake Jr.
(855) 886-1529 521 West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationSaint Clair County, IL Probate Lawyer with 42 years of experience
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Saint Louis University School of Law
Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, P.C. has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Carlyle and Effingham, Illinois. AREAS OF PRACTICE: Probate Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Estate Planning, including Business, Child Custody, Child Support, Collaborative Divorce, Commercial Real Estate, Consume Protection, Debt Settlement, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty, Family, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Civil Lawsuits, Military Divorce, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Probate, Estate Settlement, Real Estate, Securities, DCFS, Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of Employment Security and White Collar Crime.
Kelly Garrett-Hicks
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Kelly Garrett-Hicks
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 15 years of experience
(618) 551-0300 20 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Ms. Hicks has been practicing law in St. Clair and Monroe Counties for more than 10 years. She has successfully tried numerous divorce and custody cases. She is also an experienced mediator. Ms. Hicks grew up in a small town in Monroe County and returned to the area to practice law. She resides with her husband and son in Columbia.
Amy F. Campbell Spector
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Amy F. Campbell Spector
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(618) 551-0300 20 E. Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Amy F. Spector is a managing partner with Hicks & Spector, L.L.C. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois . Ms. Spector holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Marketing and minored in Psychology. Ms. Spector received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois, where she was an active member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, as well as the student division of the American Bar Association.

After law school, Ms. Spector went on...
Caitlin M. Fiello Schwartz
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Caitlin M. Fiello Schwartz
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 7 years of experience
(618) 416-3526 4509 N. Illinois Ave.
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Swansea, IL 62226
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Caitlin is a strong and hard-working advocate for her clients. She believes that it is important for her client’s voice to be heard no matter what type of case they have. She is experienced both inside and outside the courtroom, having helped clients negotiate fair settlements when she can and taking their case to court when necessary. Her wide experience includes: real estate, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, and family matters (divorce, custody, support and domestic violence issues).

Caitlin prides herself on listening to her clients so that she knows what is important to them and what their goal is. She...
Stan Weller
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Stan Weller
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 22 years of experience
(618) 277-3476 1 S. Church St.
Suite 202
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Stan R. Weller is a practicing attorney in the Southern Illinois/Metro East St. Louis area. He established the Weller Law Firm in 2006 after a number of years in private firms, as well as a period with the Illinois Attorney General’s office working in the Sexually Violent Persons Unit. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 1998. He is a certified mediator, arbitrator, and former guardian ad litem, but concentrates his practice in the areas of family law and...
Hrant Norsigian Jr
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Hrant Norsigian Jr
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 33 years of experience
(618) 628-8500 220 East State Street
Suite 2C
OFallon, IL 62269
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Washington University School of Law
Hrant “Hud” Norsigian, Jr. is the founder and owner of Norsigian Law Office located in O’Fallon, Illinois. Mr. Norsigian has over 30 years’ experience as an attorney and is licensed in both Illinois and Missouri.

Mr. Norsigian graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis in 1985 receiving his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in mathematics and a minor in economics.

Mr. Norsigian graduated from Washington University School of Law (J.D. 1988), Magna Cum Laude and earned Order of the Coif honors. He was also awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for the...
Jeanna N. Storment
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Jeanna N. Storment
(618) 233-7900 521 W. Main St.
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationSaint Clair County, IL Probate Lawyer with 7 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Faulkner University
Nathan P. Links
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Nathan P. Links
(618) 233-7900 521West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 8 years of experience
Probate, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate and Tax
Saint Louis University School of Law
NATHAN P. LINKS, born in Carlyle, Illinois .
License: Illinois, 2012

Education: Southern Illinois University Carbondale (B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2009); St. Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Member: Illinois State Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice: Mr. Links practices in the following areas of law: Estates and Trusts, Family Law, Real Estate, and Guardianships, as well as General Practice.
Jennifer Behme
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Jennifer Behme
(618) 233-7900 521 W MAIN ST
Suite 100
BELLEVILLE, IL 62220
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Family and Tax
David Y. Eberspacher
Saint Clair County, IL Probate Attorney
(618) 628-3800 775 Sunset Blvd.
Suite B
O'Fallon, IL 62269
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Tennessee College of Law
Michael J Swanson
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Michael J Swanson
Madison County, IL Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(618) 692-8225 315 North Main Street, Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Probate, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
Michael J. Swanson is an experienced courtroom attorney who knows how to navigate the court system to aggressively represent his clients and maximize favorable outcomes. Prior to joining the law firm of Swanson & Sackett P.C., Michael served as the Managing Attorney in the Madison County State's Attorney's Office child support division. In this role, he handled thousands of cases each year and gained extensive courtroom experience. Michael earned his Juris Doctorate at Saint Louis University and his bachelor's degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), which he attended following his six-year enlistment with the U.S. Air Force....
Barbara L Sherer
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Barbara L Sherer
Madison County, IL Probate Lawyer
(618) 692-6656 517 Saint Louis Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Probate, Criminal, Divorce and Real Estate
Washington University in St. Louis
Barbara has been practicing law in the St. Louis Metro East area for over 27 years, concentrating in the areas of family law, real estate law, criminal defense and general civil practice.

She completed both her undergraduate degree and Juris Doctorate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. During law school, she clerked on the Court of Appeals in Eastern Missouri and worked at a personal injury law firm.

After graduating, she worked at the Law Firm of Lucco, Brown, and Mudge in Edwardsville, Illinois. Additionally, Barbara was the lead attorney in the Domestic Violence/Child Support Enforcement Unit of the Madison County...
Devin C. DiDominicus
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Devin C. DiDominicus
Madison County, IL Probate Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(618) 692-8225 315 N. Main Street
STE 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Free ConsultationProbate, Criminal, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Devin C. DiDominicus was born in Granite City, Illinois. He received his law degree from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois where he won awards for his superior performance in trial advocacy, litigation strategies, and securities law. After spending time with the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, he returned to southern Illinois to open his own practice. While practicing on his own, he handled family cases, including complex and contested divorces, as well as criminal and testamentary matters. Counselor DiDominicus now works with the firm of Swanson and Sackett, P.C.
James W. Ackerman
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James W. Ackerman
(888) 899-1977 2601 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Free ConsultationSangamon County, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years of experience
Probate, Business, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Valparaiso University School of Law
Following in his father’s footsteps as a legal advocate, Springfield personal injury lawyer James Ackerman established his practice in 1989.

Our approach to the law and to meeting our clients' needs comes from Jim Ackerman's belief that clients are best served when they are fully informed and engaged in every aspect of their case. Jim is a former prosecutor who handles injury claims and who coaches other attorneys on the finer points of case preparation, taking a case to trial, and the art of handling juries. Jim brings years of legal and courtroom experience to bear on every case.

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Amanda Burton
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Amanda Burton
Williamson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(618) 998-1138 1110 N Court St
Marion, IL 62959-1612
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Andrew T. Flynn
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Andrew T. Flynn
(618) 993-2222 1600 West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Williamson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 9 years of experience
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Andrew T. Flynn is a 2011 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law. While at SIU, Andrew was a member of the School of Law’s Trial Team that successfully competed in several national trial competitions. Prior to joining the Lawler Brown Law Firm in 2017, Andrew worked at Tetzlaff, Flynn & Associates, P.C. in Marion, while focusing on Divorce and Family Law, Guardianships and Estates, Criminal Defense, and Business Formation and Transactions.
Adam B. Lawler
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Adam B. Lawler
(618) 993-2222 1600 West Main
PO Box 1148
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfWilliamson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 16 years of experience
Probate, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Adam Lawler is the founder of Lawler Brown. Adam is a 2004 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law. Adam worked for a local firm until founding the Lawler Brown in 2009. Adam’s practice areas focus in Personal Injury, Business, Real Estate, Probate/Trust/Estate Administration and general litigation.

BAR ADMISSIONS:
Illinois, 2004
U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Illinois

EDUCATION:
Illinois, 2004
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
B.S. (Business Economics) and B.S. (Business and Administration)
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 2001

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James R. Enlow
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James R. Enlow
Sangamon County, IL Probate Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(217) 522-9010 1231 S 8th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Criminal, Employment and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jackson E Donley
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Jackson E Donley
Sangamon County, IL Probate Attorney with 39 years of experience
(217) 801-5959 975 S. Durkin Drive, Suite 101
Springfield, IL 62704
Free ConsultationProbate and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
Joni Bailey
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Joni Bailey
Jackson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(866) 684-8668 1008 Walnut St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Evan Taylor
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Evan Taylor
Williamson County, IL Probate Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(618) 993-2222 P.O. Box 1148
Marion, IL 62959
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Warren E. Benning
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Warren E. Benning
Sangamon County, IL Probate Attorney with 32 years of experience
(217) 789-0899 1118 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Warren Benning is the owner of Law Office of Warren Benning in Springfield, IL. The focus of my practice is on Elder law and probate planning. Also, I handle consumer bankruptcies. I offer free consultations as to estate planning and Elder law matters.
My passion is to help my clients understand their options as to advance directives and estate planning.
Paul W. Bloomer
Macoupin County, IL Probate Lawyer
(217) 854-4761 5 Hoch Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
Probate and Estate Planning
Carl Ernest Kasten
Macoupin County, IL Probate Attorney with 52 years of experience
(217) 854-3616 1075 W Main St
Carlinville, IL 62626-9110
Probate and Real Estate
Stephen R. Cullison
Montgomery County, IL Probate Attorney with 44 years of experience
(217) 532-5432 405 S. Main St.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Probate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Joel Andrew Slater
Fayette County, IL Probate Attorney with 8 years of experience
(618) 283-3034 303 S. Seventh Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Probate, Energy and Estate Planning
Sharon Marie Henschen
Christian County, IL Probate Lawyer with 32 years of experience
(217) 562-2943 110 E Third St
PO Box 170
Pana, IL 62557-0170
Probate, Family and Real Estate
Alan Wayne McIntyre
Johnson County, IL Probate Attorney with 25 years of experience
(618) 658-9497 412 Court St
Vienna, IL 62995-0515
Probate, Criminal and Family
Jeffrey Lynn Soltermann
Morgan County, IL Probate Attorney with 27 years of experience
(217) 245-7111 816 West State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62651-0696
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Rockney L. Weber
Fayette County, IL Probate Attorney with 42 years of experience
303 South 7th St.
P. O. Box 399
Vandalia, IL 62471-2731
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Stephanie Sexauer
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Stephanie Sexauer
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(312) 300-4743 180 N. LaSalle Street Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder, Estate Planning and Nursing Home
The John Marshall Law School
Ms. Sexauer focuses her practice on probate matters, including: elder law, guardianship, estate planning, wills, trusts, and will contests. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Stephanie speaks Spanish fluently and is regularly selected by Cook County judges to serve as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem for disabled adults. Stephanie also serves on the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
Will County, IL Probate Attorney with 26 years of experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationProbate, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Kerry R. Peck
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Kerry R. Peck
Cook County, IL Probate Attorney with 43 years of experience
(855) 328-5787 321 S Plymouth Ct.
6th Fl
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Kerry Peck is the past president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and founder of the Elder Law Committee of the CBA. He is also the managing partner of the Chicago law firm, Peck Ritchey, LLC, whose clients include families, hospitals, banks, the State of Illinois, County of Cook, and City of Chicago. He provides legal representation for trust and guardianship litigation, business planning, and estate planning.

Mr. Peck is well experienced in guiding his clients through the probate process, assisting in the transfer of assets and resolution of claims, and implementing estate plans. He is also very dedicated in...
Philip Fornaro
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Philip Fornaro
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 25 years of experience
(708) 639-4320 23 Lincoln Street
Unit 101
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Philip M. Fornaro is the managing attorney at Fornaro Law. Adopting a “never give up” attitude, Philip has become known for his ability to succeed where others fail for the last 20 years. His decision to diversify his practice in 2004 has resulted in the creation of a full service law firm which provides quality representation in a variety of legal areas. Philip follows the rule that positive energy will yield positive results. This energy is the driving force behind the success of Fornaro Law. He has become adept at creating a network and team between clients,...
Ray Choudhry
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Ray Choudhry
Rock Island County, IL Probate Attorney with 46 years of experience
(309) 797-8000 1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

Former Public Administrator of Rock Island County

Former Public Guardian of Rock Island County

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Kevin G. Drendel
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Kevin G. Drendel
Kane County, IL Probate Attorney with 29 years of experience
(630) 406-5440 111 Flinn Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfProbate, Business and Estate Planning
Northern Illinois University
Kevin G. Drendel Cornell College, cum laude, and a 1991 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, magna cum laude. While at Northern Illinois University, he was a member of the Law Review, and published an article in the University’s scholarly (NIU Law Review 73, 1990). He also received the West Publishing Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. He is admitted to practice in front of all Illinois State Courts and the U.S. District Court, the Northern District of Illinois. Kevin is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association: Director (1999-2000), ...
Nicolas Nelson
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Nicolas Nelson
DuPage County, IL Probate Attorney with 13 years of experience
(630) 474-0925 45 S. Park Blvd.
Suite 200
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Nick Nelson was admitted to the Illinois bar in 2008. Since then he has focused on serving his clients and offering practical legal advice that accomplishes the goals of his clients and serves their best interest. Nick's personality, knowledge, and skills have proven beneficial for clients in legal disputes ranging from divorce, civil litigation, business guidance, and negotiations. Nick has won numerous awards and recognition from the legal community, including AVVO Excellent Rating, AVVO Featured Attorney Divorce, AVVO Top Contributor, AVVO Clients' Choice, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, The National Advocates Top 40 Under...
Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
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Jonathan P. Decatorsmith
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(312) 906-5041 565 West Adams Street
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60661
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Colorado School of Law at Boulder
Chicago tax attorney Jonathan Decatorsmith has been practicing tax law for more than 25 years. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent, Professor Decatorsmith was a senior trial attorney and internal instructor with the Internal Revenue Service for 11 years. He has tried more than 40 cases before the United States Tax Court, and previously served as adjunct professor at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Minnesota.
Lisa A. Copland
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Lisa A. Copland
Cook County, IL Probate Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(312) 882-4429 35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Lisa A. Copland has significant experience in several areas of the law including domestic relations, civil litigation, probate, breach of contract and real estate law. She represents men and women in divorce cases, which includes division of property, custody, child support and visitation. Lisa routinely represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, and landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings. Through the firm's full service approach, attorneys also assist clients in estate planning and civil litigation.

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