R. Terence Kalina

R. Terence Kalina: Attorney with Rathje Woodward LLC AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Rathje Woodward LLC (19 Attorneys)
  • 300 East Roosevelt Road, Suite 300, Wheaton, IL 60187
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R. Terence Kalina has been with Rathje & Woodward, LLC since 1974 and holds the highest rating awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell national legal directory. His practice area focuses on corporate law, estate planning, probate, and trust law.

He has extensive litigation experience in will contests, contested guardianships, trust construction suits and probate administration. He also assists clients in planning and drafting wills, living trusts, charitable trusts, family limited partnerships, personal residence trusts, durable powers of attorney, corporate representation, business succession planning and can represent clients in commercial real estate transactions.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Banking
  • Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(630) 510.4923  Phone
(630) 668.9218  Fax
University Attended:
St. Procopius College, B.A., 1969; University College London Faculty of Laws
Law School Attended:
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
DuPage County and Illinois State Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Oak Park, Illinois, September 30, 1947
Reported Cases:
Altenheim German Home v. Bank of America, N.A., 376 Ill.App.3d 26, 875 N.E.2d 1172, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 2007; Canali v. Satre, 293 Ill.App.3d 407, 688 N.E.2d 351, Ill.App. 2 Dist., 1997; Heritage Federal Credit Union v. Giampa, 251 Ill.App.3d 237, 622 N.E.2d 48, Ill.App. 2 Dist., 1993; Wiseman-Hughes Enterprises, Inc. v. Reger, 248 Ill.App.3d 854, 617 N.E.2d 1310, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1993; Bloese v. Board of Educ. of Community Unit School Dist. No. 300, Kane County, State of Ill., 138 Ill.App.3d 460, 485 N.E.2d 1276, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1985; Lester v. Arlington Heights Federal Sav. & Loan Ass'n, 130 Ill.App.3d 233, 474 N.E.2d 33, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1985; Estate of Rice, 108 Ill.App.3d 751, 439 N.E.2d 1264, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1982; Gary-Wheaton Bank v. Burt, 104 Ill.App.3d 767, 433 N.E.2d 315, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1982; Hatch v. Woodmen Acc. & Life Co., 88 Ill.App.3d 36, 409 N.E.2d 540, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1980; State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Hanover Development Corp., 73 Ill.App.3d 326, 391 N.E.2d 562, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1979; Henry v. Waz, 69 Ill.App.3d 224, 387 N.E.2d 360, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1979; Orchard Brook Home Ass'n, Inc. v. Joseph Keim Land Development Corp., 66 Ill.App.3d 227, 382 N.E.2d 818, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1978; Squire v. Economy Fire & Cas. Co., 69 Ill.2d 167, 370 N.E.2d 1044, Ill. 1977; Squire v. Economy Fire & Cas. Co., 43 Ill.App.3d 113, 356 N.E.2d 1121, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1976; Baumann v. Lawndale Nat. Bank of Chicago, 45 Ill.App.3d 328, 359 N.E.2d 1086, Ill.App. 2 Dist. 1977.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Wheaton, Illinois

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