James R. Carey (Attorney)

Community-Engaged Attorney in Chicago, Illinois

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Based in Oak Park, Illinois, James R. Carey has been an attorney with Levin Schreder & Carey, LTD, for the past 15 years. Emphasizing a collaborative approach, the firm combines estate and tax planning competencies, and assists clients in engaging with investment professionals, accountants, and transaction attorneys. James R. Carey’s range of knowledge includes contested estates and trusts and guardianship disputes. He regularly represents clients in trial and appellate court and guides the mediation process.

Respected in his field, Mr. Carey holds leadership responsibilities with the American Bar Association’s Litigation, Ethics and Malpractice Group. He has instructed on estates at the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and presented on “Reformation of Trust and Total Return Trust Conversions” at an Illinois State Bar Association-sponsored meeting.

Mr. Carey maintains a strong community presence and has co-chaired the St. Giles Parish Council. He has volunteered with the Appalachian Service Project for the past several years, with a focus on ensuring that mountain homes are safe, warm, and dry.

  • Work
    • Levin Schreder & Carey LTD
  • Education
    • Marquette University
    • Loyola University Chicago School of Law