Alex Chez

Senior Associate

Alex Chez - Attorney at Law

Alex Chez

Senior Associate
312-219-8541

Education

BS, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Kansas, 2010

JD, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, 2013


Bar Admissions

Illinois

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Contact Info

 

Rising Starts

ISBA Member



Alex Chez focuses his practice on estate planning, trust and estate administration, probate, and guardianship services.  He also provides business formation, transaction, and succession planning services.


Representative Matters:

  • Estate Planning, Probate, and Guardianship
    • Advise clients on asset protection, wealth transfer, tax matters.
    • Devise estate plan strategy customized to each clients’ objectives and draft the necessary documents.
    • Draft and administer trust documents, including Special Needs Trusts.
    • Prepare estate and gift tax returns.
    • Former law school Teaching Assistant for Federal Income Tax course.
    • Administration of guardianship estates and fiduciary representation.
    • Estate and trust disputes.
    • Former Guardianship Administrator for international bank as corporate fiduciary.
    • Former Law Clerk for the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian.
  • Business Structuring, Succession Planning, and Tax Matters
    • Advise clients on corporate formation and succession planning.
    • Draft partnership, buy-sell, shareholder, compensation, and employment agreements.
    • Negotiate and draft residential and commercial real estate agreements, stock purchase agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, Corporate formation, partnership, and succession planning.

ACTIVITIES & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Alex is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations.
  • Young Professionals Board member for the Public Interest Law Initiative.
  • Member of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Named one of the Rising Stars in Estate Planning and Probate (2022) by Super Lawyers.

PUBLICATION

  • Case Study of Gross v. Rell, Guardianship and Conservatorship Section Newsletter, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (May 18, 2012).
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