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Michael L. Overmann

  • Principal
Darien, IL




Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts, Probate & Guardianship 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1995


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.S.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Business

Published Works

  • Incompetence in Illinois, DCBA Brief, December, 2001


  • Basic Estate Planning, DuPage County Bar Association, 2004
  • Wills & Trusts, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Putting “Power” Back Into “Powers of Attorney", 2009
  • Oddities and Challenges in Probate Law, National Business Institute, 2010
  • Probate Process from A to Z, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Probate Process from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Oddities and Challenges of Trusts, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Revocable Living Trusts from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Estate Planning and Trust Basics, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute, 2017
  • Top Challenges in Estate Administration, National Business Institute, 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Northern Trust Co., Estate Settlement, 1995 to 1998
  • DuPage County Public Guardian, Staff Attorney, 1999 to 2000


  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Pi