Janna Dutton - Elder Law Attorney - Janna Dutton & Associates - Chicago, Illinois Elder Law, Medicaid, Estate Planning and Asset Protection
Janna Dutton & Associates - Illinois Elder Law, Medicaid, Estate Planning and Asset Protection- Offices in Chicago and Skokie, IL
Janna Dutton is Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an Elder Law attorney, and has held this certification since 1995.
has been practicing in the area of elder law for more than 25 years.
practice in the area of guardianship, trusts and estate planning, Medicaid, including planning and applications, Medicare and other health insurance coverage problems, probate and estate administration, and other issues affecting the elderly.
Prior to opening her private practice, Ms. Dutton was Project Director of Senior Citizens Legal Services with Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation.
Ms. Dutton completed her undergraduate education at Wheaton College and received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law.
She is a frequent lecturer for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Chicago Bar Association, and authored a chapter on Medicaid for IICLE's handbook, "Advising Elderly Clients and Their Families".
She currently serves on the governing boards of the the Illinois Disability Association, the not-for-profit co-trustee of the Illinois Disability Pooled Trust, and Illinois Citizen's for Better Care, a nursing home residents' advocacy organization, and has served as president of the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Professional memberships include the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
, Illinois Chapter
, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
, Elder Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association
, Elder Law Committee
Janna joined the prestigious Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
is an invitation only Council providing specialized member benefits to NAELA's Advanced Practitioners
She has also been named a "Leading Lawyer" in elder law in Illinois by the Leading Lawyers Network and holds an AV rating (recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity) by Martindale- Hubbell.
Janna has also been recognized by Chicago Lawyer as one of the "Top Women Lawyers in Illinois 2008.