Jamie Shimer

Jamie Shimer

Joliet, Illinois

Jamie has been practicing in the Joliet area for 6 years, with experience in civil litigation, trust and estate litigation, decedent’s estates, guardianships, appellate procedure and advocacy, and personal injury. Prior to joining the Wengler Law Firm, Jamie honed her trial and litigation skills in the areas of personal injury defense and appellate advocacy in the First and Third Appellate Districts. 

Since joining the Wengler Law Firm, LLC Jamie has focused her practice in trust and estate litigation, guardianships and decedent’s estates.  Jamie also currently accepts appointments and serves as a guardian ad litem for numerous minors and alleged disabled adults in Will County. The practice of elder law provides a unique opportunity to help others and provide a valuable service to the disadvantaged in the community.  The Wengler Law Firm, LLC has an unparalleled reputation in Will County in this regard and it was for this reason that Jamie chose to join the Wengler Law Firm, LLC.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Decedent’s Estates
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship for Minors and Disabled Adults
  • Estate Planning
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2008


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2008
  • University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Urbana - Champaign, Illinois
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Major: Journalism

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Will County Bar Association, Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Greater Joliet, Member