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Janna Dutton CELA

Dutton Casey & Mesoloras

Janna Dutton CELA

Dutton Casey & Mesoloras

Janna Dutton CELA

Dutton Casey & Mesoloras

Ms. Dutton is the founder of the firm Dutton & Casey, and has been practicing in the area of elder law for more than 30 years. As a result, she has the knowledge and depth of experience to skillfully navigate through a diverse range of elder law matters, including guardianship and financial exploitation matters, trusts and estate planning, Medicaid planning and applications and probate and estate administration. She is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an elder law attorney and has held this certification since 1995.

Ms. Dutton received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law and completed her undergraduate education at Wheaton College. Awards and Honors: Since 2011, Janna has been named a "Leading Lawyer" in elder law and A Top Women Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network. She holds an AV rating (recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity) by Martindale- Hubbell. In addition, she has held the recognition of "Top Lawyer in Illinois" since 2004, by Chicago Lawyer and she has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2011. In 2015, she was named the #1 Female Elder Law Attorney in Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network.

Firm Description

At Dutton Casey & Mesoloras, we provide comprehensive and personally tailored elder law, estate planning, guardianship, and probate services. Through our expertise of over 125 years of combined legal experience, personal attention, and commitment to service, we assist our clients in achieving their goals and finding peace of mind. Our clients can depend on our team for the knowledge, advice, and support they require to resolve their legal needs.

Attorneys Janna Dutton and Kathryn Casey are Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA). They are ranked as 2 of the top 10 Elder Law Attorneys in Illinois by Leading Lawyer Network. In 2017, Attorney Helen Mesoloras was President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys- Illinois Chapter.

How We Can Assist You:

*Elder Law*
Medicaid Planning and Applications
Litigation for Vulnerable Adults Against Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation
Care Navigation and Advocacy
Senior Housing Contracts, Admissions and Discharges 
Real Estate

*Estate Planning*
Estate Planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney)
Long-Term Care Planning (for people living with dementia and other chronic medical conditions)
Special Needs Planning

Guardianship and Contested Guardianship
Litigation for Financial Exploitation
Probate and Trust Administration
Will and Trust Litigation

Offices in Arlington Heights, Downers Grove, Chicago, Skokie, and Westchester, Illinois. Appointments are also offered via video conferencing and telephone.



Day From To
Monday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM


What Is an Elder Law Attorney?

Main Office

79 West Monroe Street
Suite 1320
Chicago, IL 60603

4711 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60076

1655 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

2225 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL 60154

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Medicaid Rules, etc

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