Areas of PracticeElder Law
Special Needs Planning & Guardianship
Trusts & Estates
University of Iowa College of Law J.D. (1988)
Associations & Memberships
Member of DuPage County Bar Association.
Member Illinois State Bar Association.
Instructor at Durham Technical Community College in paralegal courses.
Instructor of Mock Trial classes at St. Louis University.
Licensed to Practice In
State of Illinois
State of Iowa
State of Missouri
State of Michigan
Phone: (630) 221-1755 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cynthia F. Tolan focuses her practice in the areas of Estate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, and Elder Law. In addition, she represents clients in the areas of Real Estate, Land Use and General Corporate transactions. She works closely with families guiding them through the estate and trust administration process. She has represented both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of decedent estates and trusts created for the ongoing benefit of beneficiaries. She also represents clients in initiating and managing guardianships for minor children and disabled adults. Cindy counsels, designs and implements estate plans ranging from simple to complex, depending on the needs of her clients.
As co-chair of the Elder Law Group at Huck Bouma, she also advises on the proper planning to assist the elder client or family members assisting their loved ones to make health care decisions, deal with guardianship, and protect and preserve their assets. She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to estate planning, powers of attorney and transfers of assets at death.
Cindy is a former Iowa Assistant Attorney General and worked as Human Rights Officer for the Missouri Commission of Human Rights. She also has experience as in-house counsel for a real estate development company and was an instructor at Durham Technical Community College in the Paralegal Technology program.
Cindy is currently a member of the Oncology Council of Advisors at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Children’s Hospital. She is working with them to implement a cancer survivorship program. She resides with her family in Morton Grove.