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Laura Sluis

  • Attorney


Joliet, IL





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.

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


  • 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