Thomas A. Jefson

Attorney in Chicago, IL
My practice focuses on probate and trust administration, probate litigation, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, and estate/asset protection planning. I advise individuals and families in contested matters with an emphasis on will, trust, and guardianship proceedings. I counsel executors and trustees during the probate/trust administration process and assist them in the preparation of estate and fiduciary tax returns. I also help individuals and families meet their estate and asset protection planning needs.
312-763-9852

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Areas of Law

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Tax Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Real Estate
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Living Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Planning
  • Wealth Preservation

 

Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Trusts and Estates, Real Estate and Contracts
5.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0

  • Data based on 16 reviews
  • Recommended by 16 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 06/25/13
Posted by a Consumer on 06/25/13
Recommended
5.0 out of 5.0
Last year my Aunt died without a will. Since I was the eldest nephew, it was agreed I would administer her estate. Having lived outside the Chicago area for over 30 years, I no longer had any local legal contacts. I found Tom Jefson via a simple Google search of "estate attorneys" and it was one of the luckiest searches I've ever done. Since I was leaving town the next day, Tom agreed to meet with me before I left. During our meeting I was impressed with his articulate style and patience
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Posted by a Consumer on 01/09/13
Recommended
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Jefson is very professional, caring, helpful and I would recommend him to anyone needing his services
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Experience & Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 2002, Ohio (inactive)
2003, Illinois
2002, United States Tax Court
2003, US District Court - Northern District of Ohio
2004, US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
2004, US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Law School Attended

Case Western Reserve University
Class of 2002
J.D.

University Attended

Michigan State University
Class of 1998
B.A.
Political Economy and International Relations

Birth Information

Born in 1976
June 13, 1976

Associations & Memberships

Chicago Bar Association.

Contact Information

Phone

312-456-0168

Email

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Office Information
Thomas A. Jefson
Attorney
 180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3300,
Chicago, IL 60601

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