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A. Margot Gordon - Chicago, IL

55 West Monroe St.Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60603

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Updated: 03/24/2023

Chicago Estate Planning Lawyer


Ms. Gordon concentrates her practice in estate planning and administration. She works with both individual and institutional clients and routinely represents fiduciaries in probate, trust, and guardianship administration matters. Her clients benefit from her years of experience and in-depth knowledge of estate planning, trust and probate law.

Ms. Gordon has been designated a top legal professional in the field of estate planning...

About A. Margot Gordon

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Charitable Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Asset Protection

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Other Affiliations

  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council
  • Legacy Partners Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    Certificate in Estate Planning from LLM Program in Tax
  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    Juris Doctor
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: Provost Honors
    Major: Communications

Past Positions

  • Office of the Cook County Public Guardian, Chicago, Illinois, Assistant Public Guardian
  • Hull House Association, Chicago, Illinois, Director, Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Project
  • City of Chicago Law Department, Chicago, Illinois, Law Clerk, Housing and Municipal Divisions


Other Sources of Feedback About A. Margot Gordon

Included on the 2008 Illinois list

Past Lists

  • 2007 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for A. Margot Gordon on Super Lawyers


  • Top Lawyers in Illinois, The Legal Network, 2014
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2005-2008, 2016

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Office Information


55 West Monroe St.Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60603


  • 312-419-7428

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Co-Author, Planning for Exempt Assets, Chapter 7, Asset Protection Planning, IICLE, 2018
  • Author, Estate Planning in Illinois Guardianships, IICLE, 2015
  • Author, Should Your Client Consider a Change of Residency to Avoid State Estate Taxes?, Trusts & Estates, ISBA Newsletter, February, 2012
  • Author, Custodial Claims: Compensation for Family Caregivers, Illinois Bar Journal, May, 2010
  • Author, Minimizing Taxes in Illinois Minor Guardianship Estates, CBA Record, January, 2007
  • Author, The Role of Corporate Fiduciaries in Estate Planning for Disabled Adults, CBA Record, January, 2007
  • Co-Author, Medicaid Planning for the Disabled: The Use of OBRA '93 Pay Back Trusts, Illinois Bar Journal, 1998

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