Gregg A. Garofalo

Gregg focuses his practice in the areas of probate administration and litigation, estate planning, elder law, and real estate. In addition, Gregg is a guardian ad litem appointed by the Circuit Court of Cook County, not only in the probate area, but other divisions including domestic relations division and law division.

Gregg is an active member of the legal community, where he is serving or has served in several leadership roles within the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Gregg is a past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Probate Practice Committee, where he served two years as Chair. Gregg is also a past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, a member of the Trusts & Estates Council, and starting his third term as a member of the General Assembly after taking the mandatory one year off between terms.

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Gregg serves as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s mentor program, and a speaker in the area of probate and trusts and estates.

In addition to his passion for law, Gregg works with professional and civic organizations. Gregg has worked with the Children’s Assistance Fund and the Illinois Bar Foundation chairing their annual holiday party, which has grossed over $150,000 during his ten year involvement. Gregg is also a Past President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, a past board member of the Italian American Political Coalition, and a board member of the Justinian Society Children’s Endowment Fund. In addition, Gregg volunteers for the Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue.

Gregg can be reached at garofalo@glgfirm.com

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Taxation
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Public Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers
  • Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association