Laura A. Dzielski

Laura DzielskiLaura graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2012, having also been a Senior Associate Editor of the WMU Cooley Law Review. She founded the Law School’s first Social Justice Law Society, was Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, and interned for ‘Sixty Plus, Inc. Elder Law Clinic’ in Lansing, Michigan.  Laura attended Western Illinois University, where she obtained her B.B.A. in Finance and minored in Political Science. She was also Treasurer of Delta Sigma Pi, International Business Fraternity, President of her Sorority, Delta Zeta, which supports speech and hearing disabilities, and interned for the National Coalition of the Homeless in Washington, D.C.

Prior to joining The Gierach Law Firm, Laura focused her practice on Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Property Tax Appeals, Business Litigation, Estate Planning, and Trust Administration.

In 2015, Leading Lawyers presented Laura with an Emerging Lawyer award, selected by her peers as the Top 2% of Lawyers under 40.

At The Gierach Law Firm, Laura works with clients to understand their unique estate planning and end-of-life goals.  She creates customized, comprehensive estate plans to achieve her clients’ objectives, while avoiding probate and minimizing taxes.  This process includes preparing wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives.  Laura also provides direction in probate and trust administration matters and successfully represents clients in probate litigation. She approaches each situation with the goal of preserving family harmony, both during the planning process and beyond.

Laura is a member of Illinois State Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, and Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.  She has also presented on Real Estate and Tax Appeal topics for the Kane County Bar Association. Laura is passionate about social justice and poverty alleviation. She is actively involved with Feed My Starving Children, March of Dimes, the National Coalition for the Homeless, and has participated in the Tour de Cure since 2013 – a 100 mile cycling event furthering research by the American Diabetes Association.