Thomas Hamill counsels clients on estate planning, probate and trust administration, gifting strategies, and business succession planning.
Tom’s practice focuses on implementing estate plans to address family needs and minimize estate taxes, the administration of wills and trusts, including the preparation of federal and state estate tax returns, and the succession of family-owned businesses.
A frequent lecturer at professional education seminars, Tom is also on the board of directors of the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and a member of the Sangamon Valley Estate Planning Council.
“Initial Steps in Advising the Family,” Illinois Estate Administration
“Closely Held Business Interests,” Advanced Issues in Estate Administration
“First Steps Post-Mortem,” Illinois Estate Administration — Preventing Problems in Probate
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University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1993
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1990
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)Illinois State Bar Association, Fellow
Sangamon Valley Estate Planning Council
Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Board of Directors
Leading Lawyers Network, Trust, Will & Estate Planning (2012 – present)
We are pleased to share that Jason Ornduff has been appointed to serve on the firm’s Board of Executives, effective September 12, 2023.
Elizabeth Garlovsky and Tiffany McKenzie explain why you’ll want to add provisions regarding tangible personal property, such as furniture, vehicles, electronics, and jewelry, to your will or trust to ensure smooth inheritance, prevent disputes, and help distribute sentimental items as you wish.