Syeda Madani, Esq.

From the Desk of Atty. Syeda M. Madani

Estate planning often makes people feel uncomfortable. No one likes to think about what will happen after they pass on, but that does not mean that estate planning needs to be a difficult process. The future is unpredictable, but you can take steps to be prepared so that your loved ones are well cared for after you're gone.

I am committed to helping you understand that this difficult process can be manageable.  I am here to educate you on the value of planning for you and your loved ones.  I understand each client situation is unique. My approach to estate planning is to listen, understand, and to tailor your estate plan to meet your individual financial and personal goals.  I truly care for my clients and go out of my way to make each person feel comfortable and welcome as I help with their estate planning needs.  This is why I prepare each estate plan specifically designed for you, based on your life circumstances, family situation, personal and business assets, and goals.

I will help you to make the best decisions regarding the protection and preparation of your estate. You may not realize how much estate planning can make a difference for you and your loved ones.  I will advocate ensuring that your affairs are settled according to your wishes. I am here to speak with you on what options you have in planning your estate to help you navigate through this manageable estate planning process.

Atty. Madani's Education & Training


B.A. Degree

Benedictine University, 2004

Major: Social Sciences

Minor: Secondary Education

St. Benedict Merit Award


Juris Doctor Degree

The John Marshall Law School, 2014

Asian American Academic Scholarship

Continuing Student Scholarship Recipient



Judicial Extern

The Honorable James E. Sullivan

Circuit Court of Cook County



Legal Intern

18th Judicial Circuit

DuPage County



Atty. Madani's Professional Activity


Bar Admissions

State of Illinois Supreme Court

U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois



Illinois State Bar Association

Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Chicago Bar Association

DuPage Bar Association




Commissioner on Persons with Disabilities

City of Glendale


Media & Public Speaking

WCEV-Chicago Dying with Dignity and the Law

ISNA 2016 Convention: Long Term Care: The Stages of Family Caregiving

ISNA 2015 Convention: Taking the Reigns: Dealing with Death and Dying with Dignity

Legal Columnist, The Muslim Journal

School Immunizations

Dying with Dignity: Advanced Directives

Preparations for Advance Care Planning (end of life care)

Hijab at Work

Knock Knock: How to Respond to Law Enforcement

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