Elizabeth Garlovsky

Elizabeth Garlovsky

Location:
Lake Forest, Illinois
Phone:
847-235-6745
Fax:
847-295-8886
Email:

Elizabeth (“Lizzy”) Garlovsky concentrates her practice in Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer, Probate, Trust Administration, Trust and Estate Litigation, Premarital Agreements and Guardianship.

Ms. Garlovsky is a graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1993) and earned her Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1996.

Ms. Garlovsky is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section and serves as a Mentor for New Attorneys. She is also the Public Outreach Committee member for the Chicago Estate Planning Council, and a Planning Committee Member and frequent speaker for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) for whom she teaches the Annual Estate Planning Short Course. Ms. Garlovsky is a Member of the Chicago Bar Association, and serves as a New Attorney Mentor and a member of the Probate Forms Committee. Ms. Garlovsky was admitted to practice in Illinois in 1996.

In the years spanning 2015 – 2018, Ms. Garlovsky has been recognized by her peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer.

Ms. Garlovsky provides pro bono legal services to various nonprofit organizations, including the Chicago Senior Care Volunteer Network, the Highland Park/Highwood Legal Aid Clinic and for residents of the James Lovell Federal Healthcare Center.

She is an active fundraiser and event participant for Cycle for Survival, an organization that raises money for rare cancer research.

In April 2017, Ms. Garlovsky was elected to a four-year term on the Board of Education for the Township High School District 113 in Deerfield, Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Premarital Agreements and Guardianship

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1996

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois - 1996
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.A. - 1993

Classes/Seminars

  • Post-Divorce Bliss (Divorce Issues Affecting Estate Planning and Probate), ATG Trust Company Live Webinar, 2017 - Present
  • Post-Divorce Bliss (Divorce Issues Affecting Estate Planning and Probate), Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council, Arlington Heights, IL , 2017 - Present
  • Trust Planning for Divorce and Blended Families, ALI–CLE Estate Planning in Depth, Madison, WI, 2017 - Present
  • Post-Divorce Bliss (Divorce Issues Affecting Estate Planning and Probate), IICLE Estate Planning Short Course, Chicago and Champaign, IL, 2017 - Present
  • Estate Planning Fundamentals, Capital Strategies Women’s Forum, Chicago and Oakbrook, IL, 2017 - Present
  • • “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” Decanting and Virtual Representation, IICLE Estate Planning Short Course, Chicago and Champaign, IL, 2016 - Present
  • • The Probate Process: What you should know before you file your appearance, National Business Institute Estate Planning and Administration, the Complete Guide, Naperville, IL , 2015 - Present
  • The Probate Process in Illinois, Estate Planning Short Course, Chicago and Champaign, IL, 2015 - Present
  • Advising Small & Moderate Estates, IICLE Estate Planning Short Course, Chicago and Champaign, IL, 2014 - Present
  • Fundamental Principles of Will Drafting, National Business Institute, Naperville, IL, 2014 - Present
  • Will Distribution Provisions, IICLE Illinois Form Builder – Illinois Wills, Chicago, IL, 2014 - Present
  • Impact of Civil Unions on Estate Planning & Administration, Lake County Bar Association Annual Trusts and Estates Conference, Lake Forest, IL, 2011 - Present
  • The Marriage of Estate Planning and Divorce, Chicago Bar Association, Probate Practice Committee, Chicago, IL, 2007 - Present
  • Planning for Guardianships, IICLE Estate Planning Short Course, Chicago and Champaign, IL, 2005 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Township High School District 113, Member, Board of Education, 2017 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section Member/New Attorney Mentor
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council, Member/Public Outreach Committee Member
  • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), Member/Frequent Speaker/Planning Committee Member, Annual Estate Planning Short Course
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member/New Attorney Mentor/Probate Forms Committee
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, 2015 - 2018