Kiley Whitty Elected Third Vice President of DuPage County Bar Association

Kiley Whitty, who leads the Lillig & Thorsness family law practice, was elected as the next Third Vice President of the DuPage County Bar Association. Ms. Whitty will be installed in office on June 7, 2018 and will assume the DCBA presidency in June of 2021.

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Edward R. Sherman And David R. Stallter Secure Reversal Of Turnover Order For Client In $1,000,000 Post-judgment Collection Action.

On April 9, 2018, Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. appellate attorney Edward R. Sherman with the collaboration of transactional and tax partner David R. Stallter secured a reversal of a trial court’s order compelling a client’s broker to turn over the proceeds of the client’s IRA in excess of $1,000,000. The case originated in Michigan as […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Attorneys Earn 2018 Super Lawyers Recognition

Attorneys Angela M. Iaria and Kiley M. Whitty of Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Illinois. Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd., located in Oak Brook, Illinois, is pleased to announce that attorneys Angela M. Iaria and Kiley M. Whitty have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars […]

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“WHO NEEDS IT?” – ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE SYA (SINGLE YOUNG ADULT)

Why would SYAs need estate planning?  Think of SYAs – age bracket 18 to mid-20s: no spouse, no kids, no money (or not much).  SYAs in college (and often beyond as SYAs get started), are in many ways adult children.  This isn’t negative or demeaning, it’s realistic.  SYAs look to their parents for guidance navigating […]

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Enforcement and Litigation Data

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it received 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination in fiscal year 2016.  This is the second year in a row that the number of charges filed with EEOC has increased.  During that same time period the EEOC resolved 97,443 charges and obtained more than $482 million […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Obtains Summary Judgment In Cook County

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys Adrian Mendoza and Edward R. Sherman recently obtained a summary judgment ruling in the Circuit Court of Cook County in favor of a longstanding L&T client. The plaintiff filed suit claiming that its property sustained significant structural damage due to water infiltrating the property over the course of an entire […]

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Marty Lillig Recognized as Distinguished Counsellor By The Illinois State Bar Association

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. founding partner Marty Lillig has been awarded the title of Distinguished Counsellor by the Illinois State Bar Association.  The title is conferred upon those attorneys who have more than fifty years of honorable service at the Bar, demonstrate continued interest in the advancement of the profession of law as an active […]

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THE ESTATE TAX DEBATE: HILLARY VS. DONALD

With the Presidential Election just over a month away and the first debate this week, Hillary Clinton recently revealed her revised positions on the federal estate tax. The estate tax applies after death to the estates of wealthy people who have accumulated assets above a threshold – the estate tax exemption.  The estate tax exemption […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Obtains TRO To Stop Former Trustee From Acting On Behalf Of Trust

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorneys Adrian Mendoza and Edward R. Sherman obtained a temporary restraining order in DuPage County, Illinois on behalf of a corporate trustee in order to stop a former trustee from continuing to act on behalf of the trust.  The trust’s beneficiaries had removed the former trustee “for cause” but he refused […]

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Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. Obtains Summary Judgment In Favor Of Property Preservation Company

Lillig & Thorsness, Ltd. attorney Angela Iaria successfully obtained a summary judgment ruling in favor of an L&T client in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The Plaintiff alleged that she fell into an open manhole cover and suffered significant injuries on a property that was being maintained by L&T’s client, a property preservation company. […]

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