Sarah E. Buck

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Hays Firm LLC
 | 55 West Wacker Drive, 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-626-2537
Fax: 312-488-2616
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sarah E. Buck is an associate at Hays Firm LLC in Chicago, Illinois. Regarded as an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Buck has achieved notable success throughout her more than eight years of practicing law, and she has gained extensive experience in a variety of legal areas that makes her well-suited to better address the needs of her clients.

Serving individuals, families and business owners throughout Cook County and the Chicago metropolitan region, Ms. Buck delivers unmatched counsel and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·         Estate planning and administration

·         Trust planning and administration

·         Probate and estate and trust litigation

·         Guardianships

·         Commercial litigation

·         Contract disputes

·         General civil litigation

A 1999 graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics, Ms. Buck worked for several years as a business analyst before deciding to enter the legal profession. She then attended Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2009. Heavily active in the school's moot court honor society, she won the competition for national health law.

After receiving her legal degree, Ms. Buck served for nearly two years as legal clerk for the Honorable Lee Preston with the Circuit Court of Cook County. She then joined another Chicago-area law firm, where she focused mostly on employment law and tort litigation. In 2012, she established her own private practice before joining Hays Firm LLC in mid-2013.

Committed to serving her community, Ms. Buck recently served as president for Women Everywhere: Partners in Service Project, Inc., an organization devoted to helping women and children across the Chicago region. She is also an active member of The Chicago Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas

Estate & Trust Litigation (50%)
Estate Planning & Probate (50%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (50%): Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Will Contests, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Sarah Buck

Admitted: 2009, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://haysfirm.com/hays-firm-llc-attorney-profiles.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers in Chicago Magazine in 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Winner of the National Health Law moot court competition.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Moot Court Honor Society, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President of Boad of Directors of Women Everywhere: Partners in Service, Inc., 2016
  • Act as a volunteer guardian ad litem for disabled adult guardianship through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

Educational Background:

  • Valparaiso University, 1999
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Office Location for Sarah E. Buck

55 West Wacker Drive
14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-626-2537

Fax: 312-488-2616

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Last Updated: 8/1/2019

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