Welcome to the web site for the Law Office of Joan Emery!
***Chair of the Community Outreach Committee of the Chicago Estate Planning Council, 2016-17
***Lead Presenter, presentations in Chicago and Glenview to members of the Chicago Trustee Collaboratory on the topic of "Family Meetings," September, 2015
***Presenter, Chicago Estate Planning Council Presentation entitled "Demystifying the Estate Planning Process" at the Romeoville Public Library and the Joliet Public Library, February, 2015
***Presenter, Chicago Estate Planning Council Presentation entitled "Demystifying the Estate Planning Process" at the Palatine Public Library June, 2012
***Judged two rounds of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Mock Trials, Spring, 2012
***Judged one of the preliminary rounds and (by invitation) the first elimination round of the Northwestern University School of Law Miner Moot Court Competition, Spring, 2012
***Prepared new and updated Frequently Asked Estate Planning Questions for the Chicago Estate Planning Council web site, as a member of the Outreach Committee, Fall, 2011
***Joined the Greater North Shore Estate and Financial Planning Council, June, 2011
***Prepared a summary of No Cost and Reduced Cost Estate Planning Services for Chicago Estate Planning Council web site, as a member of the Outreach Committee, February, 2011
***Presenter, Chicago Bar Association Trust Law Committee, annual Estate and Trust Litigation Update, January, 2011
Law Office of Joan Emery, 1701 East Lake Avenue, Suite 235, Glenview, Illinois 60025. Telephone: 847-602-6814.
I have been an Illinois licensed attorney since 1979. My practice areas include estate and trust litigation, estate planning, estate and trust administration, business law related to trusts and estates, and tax-exempt organization planning and administration.
See the About the Firm page of my web site for more information about my education, bar association memberships, and volunteer activities. See the Legal Services page of my web site for more information about my practice experience.