Steven L. Baerson

Steven L. Baerson: Attorney with Williams & Baerson, LLC


Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1989. Seminars: Effective Use of Technology, Chicago Bar Association, May 2, 1996; Estate Planning For The Protection of Assets, The Decalogue Society, January 17, 2001 and January 7, 1998 and Chicago Bar Association, November 8, 1999; Basic Estate Planning, Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association, May 12, 1998; "Basic Estate Planning," Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, March 2000; "Choice of Entity," Chicago Bar Association, October 1, 2003; Taxation of Limited Liability Companies, Chicago Bar Association, February 21, 2007 and February 20, 2008; "How Donors Evaluate Charities," Chicago Counsel on Planned Giving, September 16, 2008.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Corporate Law
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Closely Held Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
312-763-9851  Phone
312-629-9020  Fax
University Attended:
Indiana University, B.S., with high distinction, 1989
Law School Attended:
Cornell University, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
1992, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1993, District of Columbia; 1994, U.S. Tax Court
Chicago (Director, Young Lawyer's Section, 1999-2001; Co-Chairman, Young Lawyers Section, Estate Planning Committee, 1997-1999) and American Bar Associations; Chicago Estate Planning Council.
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, 1967

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