Meet Jay C. Kaufman, Attorney

Estate Planning Lawyer in Northbrook

As the founder of Kaufman law Group, LLC, Jay C. Kaufman has dedicated more than 30 years to advocating the rights and interests of individuals, families, and closely held businesses. Jay is well-versed and skilled in working with clients to develop and implement legal strategies that address a wide range of financial and business matters.

During his earlier years of practice, Jay exclusively focused on estate planning. He has served clients in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, as well as, Northbrook, Illinois.

Over the years, Jay’s practice expanded to meet client needs in areas including family business and the design and administration of tax-qualified retirement plans. In recent years, there has been an increasing need for expertise in serving the needs of seniors. The firm has developed an active elder law practice.

Jay received his Juris Doctor degree from Northern Illinois University. He is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Tax Court.

Memberships include:

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys

Jay’s membership in WealthCounsel and ElderCounsel give him access to resources and a community of over 2,500 other law firms around the country to serve his increasingly mobile clientele.

Counseling and advocating for his clients requires that Jay dedicate significant professional time during the year to staying up to date with constantly changing laws, regulations, tools and techniques. Jay is one of the few sole practitioners in the Chicago area who attends the University of Miami Law School’s Heckerling Estate Planning Institute annually. Jay has committed to attending conferences in all his fields of concentration, so he has state-of-the-art tools and techniques available for his clients.

Jay lives in Northbrook with his wife, Karen. They have two adult children. In his spare time, Jay is an amateur chef.

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Kaufman Law Group, LLC
Northbrook Estate Planning Lawyers
707 Skokie Blvd,
Suite 600A,

Northbrook, IL 60062
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