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Illinois Trust Code: What’s Changed, What’s the Same and How Uniform Is It?

  • October 02, 2019
  • 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Butterfield Country Club - 2800 Midwest Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523


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Illinois Trust Code: 
What’s Changed, What’s the Same and How Uniform Is It?

 Jane Ditelberg and John Luchristt

What’s coming when the new Illinois Trust Code takes effect on January 1, 2020?  Come hear all about the new Illinois Trust Code, including what existing Illinois law was retained or re-codified, what provisions from the Uniform Trust Code were adopted, and what new opportunities there are for planning and drafting.

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Additional Details:

- Networking begins at 7:15 a.m.
- Breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.
- Speaker Presentation at 8:00 a.m.
- Meeting concludes at 9:00 a.m.


As a member of Northern Trust’s Legal Department,  Jane G. Ditelberg provides legal counsel to the bank in its role as executor, trustee, and guardian..  She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to joining Northern Trust in February, 2008, Jane spent 17 years as an estate planning attorney in private practice in Chicago. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Committees on State Laws, Employee Benefits, and Diversity and Inclusivity). She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association where she served on the  Task Force for the Illinois Trust Code and as Chair of the Estate and Gift Tax Subcommittee, and of the Chicago Estate Planning Council.  She is a frequent author and lecturer on a wide range of estate and tax planning  topics for groups including ACTEC, the Illinois Institution of Continuing Legal Education, the HeckerlingEstate Planning Institute, and the University of Notre Dame Estate Planning Conference.

John C. Luchristt is an associate in Chapman and Cutler’s Trusts and Estates Department. John’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals, families, and institutions in traditional and complex planning matters, including drafting various estate planning documents such as revocable trusts, wills, and powers of attorney; preparing estate and business planning instruments; advising fiduciaries regarding trust and estate construction and administration issues; and administering probate matters.

John started his career in Chapman’s Corporate Finance Department, where he focused on the representation of insurance companies, banks, and other institutional investors in connection with the private placement of corporate securities, as well as on real-estate-related issues in credit tenant loans, project finance, and health care infrastructure finance.

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