Jeffrey P. Story Esq.

Jeffrey P. Story Esq.

Law Office of Jeffrey P. Story, LLC Elder Law and Trust & Estate Law
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
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Attorney Bio Jeffery P. Story, Attorney at Law: Jeff Story graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005 and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar that same year. During the past eight years he has worked in civil litigation in Chicago. He is married to Amy Marinacci, a fellow attorney that he met in law school. Amy grew up in Evanston where her family still lives. Jeff and Amy have a young son, Gabriel who goes to Pope John XXIII School in Evanston. Jeff recently lost his mother and father within two months of each other and has personal insight into what a living will, funeral planning and a family trust can mean to the family of a disabled or recently deceased person. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, National and State Chapters; Elder Counsel, LLC; the Illinois State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections; and the Chicago Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee. Jeff enjoys working with elders and their families to help them plan for aging and also helping them to choose the best legal options available to remove themselves from crises when they arise. When he is not practicing law, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and son; cooking for his friends and family; playing his guitars; bicycle restoration and riding and listening to good Jazz music.

Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Areas
  • Nursing Home Contract Review
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Alzheimer's Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Special Needs Trusts & Planning
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    When you call and let me know the nature of your legal case, if it is in my practice areas, I will work with you to schedule an appt. when we can meet. This first meeting is my initial consultation meeting and the fee is applied to your overall cost, if you decide to retain my services. After the first meeting I will draft an engagement letter that outlines what work I will be doing for you and clearly states my fee rates. A typical estate plan ranges between $1,000-$5,000, depending upon the complexity of the plan. An Elder Law matter typically ranges from $2,000 – $10,000. Whenever possible I will offer you a flat fee for my services that is payable by credit card or Paypal, if that is more convenient for you. My rates reflect my expertise and the amount of non-billable time I spend staying on top of the latest developments in Elder Law in order to offer you the utmost in service. You may rest assured that any calls made to me for case status will be returned within 24 hours.
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
Education
Northeastern University School of Law
Law
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I studied business law, environmental law and international law along with all of the required studies.
Activities: I completed three internships with the U.S. EPA, U.S. SEC Boston District Office and CERES.org
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University of Massachusetts - Boston
B.A. (2002) | English and French Literature
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I earned a double major in English and French Literature.
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
NAELA
Member
- Current
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Elder Counsel
Member
- Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Elder Law Practice Section
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Elder Law Committee
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Website
Law Office of Jeffrey P. Story, LLC
Contact & Map
Law Office of Jeffrey P Story, LLC
1609 Sherman Ave.
Suite 210
Evanston, IL 60201
Telephone: (847) 328-7552
Fax: (847) 332-0313