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   3Rick L. LawAurora(630) 585-5200ricklaw@lawelderlaw.comricklaw@lawelderlaw.comLaw Hesselbaum LLPwww.lawelderlaw.comwww.lawelderlaw.comlawrickl.jpgElder LawTrust, Will & Estate Planning LawVeteran's BenefitsElder LawMedicaid PlanningParkinson's/Alzheimer's PlanningTrust, Will & Estate Planning
Rick L.
Law Hesselbaum LLP
2275 Church Rd
Aurora IL 60502
Ph.(630) 585-5200 Fx.(630) 566-0811
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Elder Law    Veteran's Benefits
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law    Elder Law
    Medicaid Planning
    Parkinson's/Alzheimer's Planning
    Trust, Will & Estate Planning
Advisory Board Member
County:  Kane
Practice Description:  
Mr. Law is the lead attorney of Law ElderLaw, LLP, serving seniors and those who love them in the Chicago metropolitan area. Mr. Law is also the founder of the Veterans Benefit Institute, which provides training for elder law attorneys in the area of VA benefits for those over 65, wartime veterans with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other long-term illnesses. He has been an attorney since 1983 and began his practice in Elder Law in 2004. It was through his personal experience of friends and family members who developed Alzheimer's that he became dedicated to the cause of Alzheimer's advocacy. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, serves on the advisory board of Joni and Friends Chicago (a ministry to the disabled), and has volunteered his legal counsel to numerous churches and charitable organizations in his community. He has been married to Rosemary for more than 36 years and has four children: Adam, Diana, Catherine and Ethan. In addition, he has four grandchildren: Lucy, Daphne, Evan and Phoebe.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois State Bar
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Hourly Rate:  $301-$400; $401-$500

Retainer:  Varies by case

Year of Birth:  1950

Additional languages spoken:  Spanish

Law School:  Northern Illinois University College of Law, JD
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Moot Court

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  General session presenter spring conference 2008, Maui
  Board member, NAELA Senior Rights Political Action Committee
16th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois, Family Violence Committee
  Elder Abuse Subcommittee
Elder Counsel, a national organization of attorneys providing both estate planning and legal counsel focused on the issues of longevity, disability, and long-term healthcare
Special Needs Alliance, a national organization committed to helping individuals with disabilities and their families
Academy of Special Needs Planners
National Organization of Veterans Advocates
American Association of Trust, Estate, and Elder Law Attorneys
Law Title Insurance Company, Inc.
  Co-founder and general counsel
Illinois Land Title Association
  Past president, 2002-2003

Community Involvement:  
Legal counsel for numerous churches and volunteer organizations
Joni & Friends, Chicago (a ministry to the disabled)
  Advisory board member

Published Legal Writing:  
Author of articles that have been published by a number of legal bar journals, NAELA News, Chicago-area newspapers, and the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education

Legal Lectures:  
Chicago Bar Association; Kane County Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Veterans Benefit Institute; numerous public forums in the Chicago-metropolitan area

Firm Description:  
Estate planning; elder law; disability/special needs trust planning

Married to Rosemary Law; children, Adam, Diana, Catherine, and Ethan; four grandchildren, Lucy, Daphne, Evan, and Phoebe

Ample handicapped parking and accessibility

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