• Brent Wills

Chicago Estate Planning Attorney

Brent practices in the areas of estate planning and probate administration, probate and estate litigation, business succession planning, asset protection, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships.  He is a member of Wealth Counsel Trust an Estate Practice.  In his practice, Brent represents individuals, families and corporate clients on estate planning matters in the formulation and implementation of strategies to reduce taxation, protect and preserve assets, and facilitate the transfer of assets among family members and other charities.

Brent advises clients in connection with the establishment of both simple and highly customized estate plans, which the latter may incorporate the use of revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, charitable trusts, insurance trusts, special needs trusts, and various business entities. He works with families, closely-held businesses and other related professionals to ensure that the estate plan established by his clients during lifetime are respected into the future.


Brent, an Experienced Chicago Estate Planning Attorney

Brent's mission as a Chicago trusts and estate planning attorney is to provide affordable, accessible, and personalized legal counsel to all of his clients. Brent advises his clients on a variety of trust and estate planning transactions including establishing Will based and Trust based estate plans for individuals and families, business succession planning, advanced estate planning, special needs estate planning, guardianship matters, probate, will contests, and trust and estate litigation. Brent also provides counsel on commercial litigation and business organizational and transactional matters.

Personal Profile

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“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

My History

Brent also regularly works our law firm’s corporate clients on such diverse matters as commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, business organizations and reorganizations, intellectual property, employment, and business succession planning.  Brent also advises personal representatives, trustees, beneficiaries and creditors on all phases of the estate probate and trust administration process.

Brent joined our Chicago Law Firm as the firm’s estate planning attorney, representing families, professionals, retired individuals inventors, and business owners.  As a Chicago estate planning attorney, Brent understands that client communication is critical and as such provides responsive, personalized counsel to all of his estate planning clients. Brent firmly believes in developing lasting, successful client relationships with all of the firm’s estate planning, business and entrepreneurial clients.

  • Augustana College – (BA)
  • Washington University School of Law – Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois