The Estate and Probate Legal Group is proud to announce that attorney Steven M. Novak was selected to 2023 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of the lawyers in Illinois each year. This is the 7th year in a row Steven has been named an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for his outstanding work in Estate & Trust Litigation (70%), Estate Planning & Probate (30%). Rising Stars is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and are under 40 years old.
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Steven M. Novak graduated cum laude from the John Marshall Law School, where he served as a staff editor for The John Marshall Law Review. Steven M. Novak also received three CALI Awards from John Marshall in the areas of Property, Civil Procedure, and Evidence. Before attending law school, Steven M. Novak graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign in 2007, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Upon graduating from law school, Steven M. Novak served as a supervising staff attorney at the John Marshall Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic. During his time at the Clinic, Steven M. Novak managed the Veterans Benefits division, which focused on assisting veterans in appealing the denial of their benefits. On behalf of veterans or their family members, Steven M. Novak drafted numerous appellate briefs and co-authored two amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court dealing with veteran’s law issues.
In addition to addressing Estate & Trust Litigation legal needs, he also assists clients with Estate Planning & Probate issues.
Contact Steven Novak and the experienced estate planning attorney at Estate & Probate Legal Group in Lombard Illinois at 630-864-5835.