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Anthony Ferraro Attorney-CPA

DiMonte & Lizak, LLC

Anthony Ferraro Attorney-CPA

DiMonte & Lizak, LLC

Anthony Ferraro Attorney-CPA

DiMonte & Lizak, LLC

Mr. Ferraro is an Attorney and CPA with an Master of Science in Taxation. Mr Ferraro has been in practice for over 30 years.  He began his career as a CPA and then became a tax manager and associate legal counsel in the legal department of a diversified finance company. However, since 1988, Mr. Ferraro has conducted his own law practice.

He is the current Secretary of the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Mr. Ferraro is also a member of the Elder Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association.

As a past member of the commercial faculty of the American Arbitration Association, past President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, and being a past member of the panel of participating attorneys for the American Association of Retired Persons(AARP), Mr. Ferraro has been able to provide a wide and diverse array of services for clients in his areas of concentration. His professional affiliations include the the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the American Association of Attorneys-CPAs, Inc.

Current Employment Position(s):
Managing Member

Areas Of Practice:

Nursong Home Contracts and Admissions

Medicaid Eligibilty & Qualification for Long Term Care

Estate Planning and Estate Taxation
Wills, Trusts, Probate
Estate Administration  

Elder Law

Certified Public Accountant(CPA), State of Illinois, 1978
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1983
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
De Paul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1983
Juris Doctor

DePaul University College of Commerce, Chicago, Illinois, 1973
Major: Accountancy

DePaul University Graduate School of Commerce, Chicago, Illinois, 1976
Major: Taxation

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Alzheimers Association: Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease

Asset Preservation in the Aging Process

How to Avoid Going Broke in the Nursing Home

 Aging with your Ducks in a Row

Elder Abuse

The Affordable Care Act- How to Explain it to others

Ethics for Health Professionals

A Will or a Living Trust? Which is Better? Estate Planning Makes the Decision Easy, AARP, Loyola University, 1996 - Present

You 've Been Named Executor or Trustee: What Now?, College of Lake County, 1996 - Present

Faculty Member, Commercial Disputes Instruction Panel, American Arbitration Association
Honors and Awards:
Past President, Justinian Society of Lawyers, 1996 - 1997
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Panel of Participating Attorneys in AARP Legal Services Network

AARP Legal Checkup Seminars

American Bar Association

American Association of Retired Persons
Member, Panel of Participating Attorneys

Illinois State Bar Association
Past Elected Member of General Assembly

Illinois State Bar Association
Past Member of Section Council on Business Advice & Financial Planning

Illinois State Bar Association
Past Member of Standing Committee on Pensions and Profit Sharing

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Illinois Society of CPA's
Past Member, Estate and Gift Tax Section

DePaul College of Law
Past Member, Alumni Association Board

American Association of Attorney-CPA's, Inc
Past Member

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Firm Description

The Firm focuses on "the laws of aging" for boomers and seniors. Committed to serving clients in elder law, etate, trust and probate matters. Mr. Ferraro is both an Attorney and CPA and has been in practice since 1983.

Concentrating in:

- Elder Law, Nursing Home Admissions and Contract Review
- Nursing Home and Asset Spend Down Protection Planning
- Medicaid Asset Protection Planning
- Probate Estates
- Wills & Trusts
- Senior Estate Planning
- Guardianship Estates


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