Madeleine J. Minton

Madeleine J. Minton

Madeleine works with clients to develop personalized estate plans, integrating will and trust directives with charitable endeavors and savvy fiduciary and tax minimization strategies. She helps guide clients through all stages of probate and trust administration with warmth and efficiency and has zealously represented clients in contested estate and trust matters and fiduciary litigation. She also counsels clients on business entity formation, family foundation and nonprofit administration, business succession planning and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Madeleine received both her Bachelor of Science in Public Health, cum laude, and Master's of Public Health, summa cum laude, from Tulane University.  She earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she was a Dean's Honor List student and merit scholarship recipient.

Madeleine is a volunteer attorney with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and Wills for Heroes Foundation, providing pro bono representation and estate planning services. She is also an associate board member for One Tail at a Time, an all-breed Chicago dog rescue. Outside of the office Madeleine enjoys running, taking advantage of Chicago's culinary scene and being outdoors with her rescue dog, Atticus.


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council, Associate Member
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services- Probate Court Assistance Project, Volunteer Attorney
  • Wills for Heroes Foundation, Volunteer Attorney
  • One Tail at a Time, Associate Board Member






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          • Contact Information
          • Bar Admissions
            • Illinois  (2018)
          • Education
            • Tulane University,  BSPH in Public Health, cum laude, 2010
            • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Health, MPH in Community Health, magna cum laude, 2012
            • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2015

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