Leonard M. Malkin

Chicago, Illinois
Partner

Phone: (312) 236-7086
Fax: (312) 236-0781
Email: lmalkin@mandellipton.com


LEONARD M. MALKIN

Leonard Malkin is a 1962 graduate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a 1965 graduate of the University of Illinois Law School. Mr. Malkin joined the firm of Mandel, Lipton and Stevenson Limited, predecessor to Mandel, Lipton, Roseborough and Sharma Limited, as a partner in 1971.

Mr. Malkin's practice includes representing persons seeking guardianship of a minor child or disabled child. Mr. Malkin also represents persons seeking guardianship of an elderly loved one who now suffers from conditions such as Senile Dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

Mr. Malkin's practice also includes representing the families of deceased loved ones in the probate of estates. As in guardianship cases, Mr. Malkin also assists in the sale of real and personal property, including business interests. Mr. Malkin also advises his clients on estate planning to protect their spouses, children and grandchildren, while minimizing federal estate taxes.

Often the guardianship or probate estate is caused by an accident or professional malpractice. In these situations, Mr. Malkin represents the injured client or pursues the wrongful death claim for the estate's benefit.

Areas of Practice
Probate and Estate Administration
Estate Planning
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Real Estate Law
Business and Commercial
Family Law

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1965
U.S. Supreme Court, 1971

Education
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1965
LL.B

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1962
B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration

Classes/Seminars Taught
Guardianship Proceedings in the Probate Division, Chicago Bar Association, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships
Lincolnwood Illinois Board of Education, 1979 - 1991
  Board Member

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, 1967 - Present
  Former Board Member and Current Volunteer Attorney

Jane Addams Hull House Association, Uptown Center, 1970 - 2004
  Member

Chicago Bar Association
  Member

Illinois State Bar Association
  Member

Decalogue Society of Lawyers
  Member

Fraternities
Phi Sigma Delta

Birth Information
January 27, 1941, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America