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James C. Siebert is an experienced Elder Law Attorney and the principal attorney at Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorneys of Illinois,P.C./ Law Office of Siebert & Associates ,P.C.   James opened his own law office in 1985. James is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. Although board certification is not required by the Illinois Supreme Court in order to practice elder law, it evidences strong commitment to and expansive knowledge of elder law. James is one of only 15 Certified Elder Law Attorneys (also known as a “CELA”) in Illinois, having been certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF).  NELF’s CELA designation is the only American Bar Association approved designation for elder law. The office’s primary areas of focus are Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Medicaid Applications, Appeals of Medicaid Denials, Asset Preservation, Nursing Home Contract Review, Nursing Home Injuries and Abuse, Estate Planning, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Planning, Parkinson’s Disease Planning, Trusts for Addicted Beneficiaries, Family Caregiver Agreements, Special Needs Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Guardianship, and real estate.


James is the current President of the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition to the CELA designation, James is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a Peer Rating for the Highest Level of Professional excellence, has been designated a Leading Lawyer, which is limited to the top 5 percent of lawyers licensed to practice in the State and is a peer-recommended resource of distinguished lawyers, James has received the Super Lawyer designation, James has Avvo ratings of 10 out of 10 in Elder Law, 10 out of 10 in Medicaid, 10 out of 10 in Estate Planning, 10 out of 10 in Trusts and 10 out of 10 in Probate, and has received Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Peer Review Rating for 20 years. James is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Care Matters Alliance, Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, ATG Trust Company, Illinois State Bar Association, and the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.



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James C. Siebert - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Elder Law - Illinois

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