Nicole M. Soltanzadeh is a principal at The Law Office of Nicole M. Soltanzadeh, where she advises clients in estate planning, estate and trust administration, and real estate negotiations. She works with clients of large, medium, and small estates, providing each client with high-quality and practical representation.
Early in her career, Nicole earned substantial experience as a litigator, advocating for her clients routinely in state and federal court, and at the trial and appellate levels. She has skillfully brought hundreds of cases to closure through mediations, settlement conferences, and trials. Her experience as a litigator informs her transactional practice, as she is mindful of the planning traps to avoid when working with clients. Nicole is passionate about proactive planning and providing her clients with the peace of mind in knowing that their assets are well-managed and their loved ones are provided for.
Nicole graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., a top-tier law school at which she gained valuable experience clerking for the U.S. Department of Justice, serving as a research assistant for her professor’s treatise on professional responsibility, and clerking for small and mid-sized litigation boutiques. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from Northwestern University.
Nicole has practiced in California, Illinois, and Michigan. She now lives in Chicago and maintains her Illinois and Michigan law licenses. She is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Trust and Estates, Elder Law, and Real Estate Sections, sits on the Probate Practice, Trust Law, and Judicial Evaluation Committees of the Chicago Bar Association, and is an active member of Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.
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