Trusts and Estates Attorney in the Chicago Area

Laura A. Lipinski has been working with individuals and families to help them achieve their estate planning goals for over thirty years.  Laura provides trust and estate planning services to individuals, employing diverse techniques in drafting wills, trusts (revocable, irrevocable, insurance, charitable, personal residence), family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, powers of attorney for property, powers of attorney for health care and living wills.  Laura also works with families who are dealing with the death of a loved one and represents executors, trustees and beneficiaries in probate estate and trust administration and litigation in Cook County and the surrounding counties.

Laura is knowledgeable about the legal issues facing the elderly and disabled.  She represents guardians of disabled adults in guardianship proceedings, assists parents and other relatives with special needs planning for disabled individuals by drafting special needs trusts, and has served as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem in disabled adult guardianship cases.

Laura also represents buyers and sellers in residential real estate closings, including new construction and installment contract sales.

By concentrating her practice in these areas, Laura is able to offer the skills and expertise that her clients expect and deserve.

Prior to starting her own firm in 2008, Laura was with the downtown Chicago law firm of Schwartz Cooper Chartered for over 20 years.

Laura is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell,* which is the highest rating available, given by her peers based upon her legal ability and general ethical standards.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.