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Ms. Reed is an attorney and registered nurse. Her LLM is in health law from DePaul University. She has practiced law since the mid-1980s, limiting her practice to elder law and estate planning. Although there is a special interest in serving the legal needs of older clients and their families, Ms. Reed welcomes clients of all ages.
Hourly Rate: $201-$250/hour
Retainer: $700 (some matters require larger amount)
Year of Birth: 1957
Law School: The John Marshall School of Law, J.D., 1986
Undergraduate School: DePauw University, 1979
Clients of all ages, backgrounds, and economic levels
In her prior life as a registered nurse, Ms. Reed spent five years as a level IV staff nurse at Evanston Hospital. She concentrated in the surgical specialties of oncology, thoracic procedures, gynecology, orthopedics, and general surgery. During law school, Ms. Reed spent two years as a law clerk at a personal injury firm (plaintiff).
She has been in private practice since the mid-1980s.
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
National Academy of Elder law Attorneys
American Bar Association
Illinois State bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Published Legal Writing:
Ms. Reed has published various articles in a variety of publications including The Health Law Journal, Chicago Medicine, Clinics in Geriatric Medicine , Nursing Spectrum, The Pioneer Press papers (local/regional weekly community newspaper), Chicago Care Giver, and Senior News (monthly question-and-answer column; occasional articles.)
Ms. Reed has presented presentations to community groups, support groups of all kinds, and hospital/nursing facility staff in-services.
Additional Office Locations:
800 Spring St., Ste 101, Galena, Illinois 61036
The office building is located north of Dundee Road and south of Lake Cook Road, off of the Edens Expressway (I-94) (Dundee Road West exit). Ample parking is available in the front and the back of the building. Handicap access is located at the back of the building with. This is an elevator building.