Chicago, Illinois Estate Planning Attorneys

Compare 244 attorneys and 65 law firms in Chicago, IL. Sort by highest rating and years of estate planning experience.

Antonia Hays

Chicago estate planning attorney at Hays Firm with 17 years experience

(312) 626-2537

55 W Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60601

Sarah Buck

Chicago estate planning attorney at Hays Firm with 17 years experience

(312) 626-2537

55 W Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60601

Andrew Hays

Chicago estate planning attorney at Hays Firm with 13 years experience

(312) 626-2537

55 W Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60601

Sidney Hess Jr

Chicago estate planning attorney at Seyfarth Shaw with 86 years experience

(312) 346-8000

55 East Monroe Street, Suite 4200, Chicago, IL 60603

Julian Berman

Chicago estate planning attorney at Michael Best and Friedrich with 70 years experience

(312) 222-0800

401 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60611

Peer Pedersen

Chicago estate planning attorney at Pedersen and Houpt with 69 years experience

(312) 641-6888

161 North Clark, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL 60601

Milton Levenfeld

Chicago estate planning attorney at Levenfeld Pearlstein with 68 years experience

(312) 346-8380

2 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60602

Harold Burnstein

Chicago estate planning attorney at Michael Best and Friedrich with 68 years experience

(312) 222-0800

401 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60611

Alvin Kaplan

Chicago estate planning attorney at Kelly Olson Michod DeHaan and Richter with 67 years experience

(312) 236-6700

333 West Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606

Howard Gilbert

Chicago estate planning attorney at Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon with 67 years experience

(312) 201-2000

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606

Walter Roth

Chicago estate planning attorney at Seyfarth Shaw with 66 years experience

(312) 346-8000

55 East Monroe Street, Suite 4200, Chicago, IL 60603

Lawrence Glick

Chicago estate planning attorney at Chuhak and Tecson with 64 years experience

(312) 444-9300

30 South Wacker Drive, 26th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606

Robert Gunn

Chicago estate planning attorney at Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon with 64 years experience

(312) 201-2000

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606

John Kelly Jr

Chicago estate planning attorney at Kelly Olson Michod DeHaan and Richter with 63 years experience

(312) 236-6700

333 West Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606

John Kirkpatrick

Chicago estate planning attorney at Kirkland and Ellis with 63 years experience

(312) 861-2000

200 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Joseph DuCanto

Chicago estate planning attorney at Schiller DuCanto and Fleck with 63 years experience

(312) 641-5560

200 North La Salle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601

Thomas Godfrey Jr

Chicago estate planning attorney at Hoogendoorn and Talbot with 61 years experience

(312) 786-2250

122 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1220, Chicago, IL 60603

Stewart Dixon

Chicago estate planning attorney at Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon with 61 years experience

(312) 201-2000

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606

Raymond Olson Jr

Chicago estate planning attorney at Kelly Olson Michod DeHaan and Richter with 60 years experience

(312) 236-6700

333 West Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606

James Chatz

Chicago estate planning attorney at Arnstein and Lehr with 60 years experience

(312) 876-7100

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606

Need help planning your estate?

An estate planning attorney will work with you to prepare the wills and trusts to control and protect your assets during your lifetime and insure they are transferred properly after you die while minimizing taxes and delays. "Estate" is a legal term that means all your assets, property and anything of value that belongs to you. An estate planning attorney is an important advisor. There are many experienced estate planning lawyers listed in our directory.

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Find the right attorney by reviewing and comparing our profiles of lawyers and their law firms, with details on each attorney and their colleague’s practice, experience, education, training, honors and fee structure. Carefully consider client reviews and recommendations from people just like you. If you have complex legal needs, a larger firm with multiple attorneys who can advise you in different areas may be the best fit. If your needs are more limited and very specific, consider a smaller firm. Speak with several Chicago estate planning attorneys to find the one that is best for you.

Ask yourself the 3 C’s:

  • Credentials ‐ How many cases has this attorney worked on similar to yours?
  • Comfort ‐ Who are you most comfortable working with? Is the lawyer’s office nearby? How and how often will they get in touch with you?
  • Cost ‐ Have expected costs and fees been clearly explained to you? It’s OK to ask for an estimate.