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Gerald L. Schenk


    Gerald L. Schenk



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Gerald L. Schenk is an experienced estate planning practitioner who counsels clients on protecting their assets for their lifetime and for future generations. He takes pride in getting to know the personal side of each client and their business in order to develop individualized plans to meet their long-term needs.

Jerry approaches every matter with the philosophy that clients deserve to work with attorneys who provide value and client service excellence above all else.

Jerry provides business and estate planning solutions to individuals. He brings decades of experience in the preparation of wills, trusts, premarital and post marital agreements and other estate planning documents, as well as in probate and trust administration, and litigation. He also counsels business owners through the sales and acquisitions of businesses, succession plans, and general and business corporate law.


University of Illinois, J.D., 1967 and B.A., 1964
New York University Graduate Law School advanced studies


United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States Tax Court

Professional Associations

Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association’s Trust Law Committee and Probate Committee
Chicago Estate Planning Council
RatFits (a private group for diversified planning professionals)

Awards and recognitions

Martindale Hubbell’s highest AV rating