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Elizabeth M. Ellis

McHenry County real estate attorney Elizabeth M. Ellis

Crystal Lake, Illinois

Associate

815-338-3838
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With a keen understanding of law and finance, Elizabeth guides her clients toward peace and security in their financial and personal lives. Elizabeth's professional background includes service as an advisor in legal and financial matters for both individual and organizational clients. As a family law attorney, Elizabeth addresses the most pressing financial and personal issues clients face with swift and effective representation.

Divorce can be an emotionally and financially traumatic event. All that is important in life is in jeopardy; your relationship with your spouse and children for sure, but also, your home, retirement savings, and assets accumulated over a lifetime. You need an attorney to advocate expertly on your behalf so that your financial future is protected. Elizabeth's years of experience in business and finance will be put to work to safeguard your finances along with your legal rights in family matters.

As an Estate Planner, Elizabeth relies upon years of training and experience in business and finance along with her legal training to address her clients' specific needs with carefully crafted wills, trusts, and powers of attorney that assure her clients' wishes are effectuated.

Elizabeth also practices as a Family Mediator, assisting clients in reaching resolution on important decisions that affect those most important to them.

Elizabeth resides in Cary and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2005
  • Northern District of Illinois, 2012

Education:

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D.: Certificate in the Law of Taxation, 2005
  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Bachelor of Science: Psychology, 2001

Published Works:

  • Lurigio, A, & Ellis, E. (2016). Civil Abatement. In Criminology: Oxford Research Encyclopedias. Digital publication. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.7

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • McHenry County Bar Association, Member
  • Central Association of College and University Business Officers, 2010-2016

Previous Experience:

  • Since graduating from law school in 2005, Elizabeth has served clients in both legal and financial matters. Her professional background includes experience as a tax advisor with Ernst & Young, LLP in Chicago and financial advisor with Edward Jones. For several years Elizabeth directed business operations for Loyola University's College of Arts and Sciences while also providing career direction to students as a Pre-Law Advisor and Adjunct Instructor. Elizabeth maintained a solo legal practice in the Crystal Lake area, serving clients in family law, family mediation, estate planning, and tax matters.
Illinois State Bar Association State Bar of Wisconsin Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Illinois Trial Lawyers Association McHenry County Bar Association
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