Heather E. Voorn

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Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Orland Park, IL

Delaney Delaney & Voorn, Ltd.
 | 14524 John Humphrey Drive, Orland Park, IL 60462
Phone: 708-675-7144
Fax: 866-282-6506
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Heather E. Voorn is a partner with the Delaney Delaney & Voorn, Ltd., law firm, which has office locations in Chicago, Oak Brook and Orland Park, Illinois. Nationally ranked as among the preeminent lawyers in the country, Ms. Voorn has more than 13 years of total legal experience, and she provides superb counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Chicago metro region and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Elder law
    • Medicaid planning
    • Special needs planning
    • Estate planning
    • Guardianships and conservatorships
    • Probate and estate administration

    Among her legal credentials, Ms. Voorn holds her certification as an elder law attorney from the National Elder Law Foundation, and she serves as guardian ad litem in Will County. She is also fully accredited by the Veteran’s Administration, and she is an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition, she serves on the South Suburban Bar Association's board of directors, and she is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Will County Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

    Widely regarded as a leader in her field, Ms. Voorn serves as faculty member of the National Business Institute as well as the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. She has also helped author "Advising Elderly Clients and their Families," and she routinely conducts lectures and seminars across her region and throughout the country on a variety of legal topics involving elder law, nursing home residents' rights and other subjects.

    Recognized for her impeccable professionalism and exceptional client service, Ms. Voorn has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

    A 2002 magna cum laude graduate of Florida State University, Ms. Voorn obtained her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from John Marshall Law School in 2006, and she was an active member of the school's law review.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Elder Law
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
    Focus Areas

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

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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    About Heather Voorn

    Admitted: 2006, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.ddvelderlaw.com/team/heather-voorn/

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, May 17, 2012.The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law, and the recognition is not required to practice law in Illinois, 2012
    • Accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of the South Suburban Bar Association; Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); Secretary of the Illinois Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (ILNAELA); Member of the Will County Bar Association; Vice President of the Estate Planning Council of Greater Joliet; and Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Board of Directors for the South Suburban Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Faculty of the National Business Institute and the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
    • Law Review, John Marshall Law School
    • Co-Author, Advising Elderly Clients and their Families

    Educational Background:

    • Florida State University, magna cum laude
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    Office Location for Heather E. Voorn

    14524 John Humphrey Drive
    Orland Park, IL 60462

    Phone: 708-675-7144

    Fax: 866-282-6506

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    Last Updated: 10/16/2020

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