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   3Bernard T. WallChicago(312) 214-9001bwall@harrisonheld.combwall@harrisonheld.comHarrison & Held LLPwww.harrisonheld.comwww.harrisonheld.comWallBernard.jpgTrust, Will & Estate Planning Law
Bernard T. Wallbwall@harrisonheld.com
Harrison & Held LLPhttp://www.harrisonheld.com
333 W Wacker Dr Ste 1700
Chicago IL 60606
Ph.(312) 214-9001 Fx.(312) 332-1150
Recommended by peers in:
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Practice Description:  
Mr. Wall represents individuals, family groups, corporate executives and fiduciaries. His practice focuses on estate planning, probate administration, and charitable and non-charitable giving. His practice includes the creation of entities such as perpetual trusts, partnerships, LLCs, charitable lead and remainder trusts, and private foundations to carry out family estate planning objectives. As a senior member of the bar, he has has spoken and written extensively. He has been president of the Chicago Estate Planning Counsel, treasurer of the Chicago Bar Association, and chairman of the Trust Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.


Year of Birth:  1938

Law School:  Harvard Law School; University of Illinois,LLM from Harvard; JD from University of Illinois
Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois, AB

Employment History:  
Mr. Wall's career started at The First National Bank of Chicago (now JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.), where, at different times, he was trust counsel and head of the Personal Trust Division. He then moved to Winston & Strawn, Chicago, where he became head of the Trust & Estates Practice Group. He and Tim Carroll were founders of Carroll & Wall, one of the first "boutique" estate planning firms in Chicago.


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  Fellow
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Estate Planning Council


Community Involvement:  
University of Illinois
  Former board treasurer
Illinois Wesleyan University
  Former trustee
Union League Club of Chicago


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