Laura Sluis

Laura Sluis

Location:
Joliet, Illinois
Phone:
815-768-3819
Fax:
815-730-6966
Email:

Laura has been practicing law since 2003, with an elder law concentration since 2006, and previous experience in family law. Her practice focuses on all facets of elder law with a concentration on long term care and benefits planning. She has extensive experience in protecting assets to accelerate qualification for Medicaid and Veterans benefits utilizing trusts, annuities, and gifting strategies; as well as resolving problematic issues in Medicaid applications. She is proficient in estate planning and guardianships; and currently accepts appointments as a guardian ad litem for minors and alleged disabled adults in Will County.

Laura joined the Wengler Law Firm in 2016 as a seasoned elder law practitioner, having 10 years of specialized experience.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2016

Areas of Practice

  • Long Term Care and Benefits Planning
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Decedent’s Estates
  • Adoption
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship for Minors and Disabled Adults

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2003

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Valparaiso University
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: History and Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • South Suburban Services Provider Network
  • Estate Planning Council of Greater Joliet

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, South Suburban Services Provider Network