David W. Trailov

Associate Attorney

David W. Trailov is an experienced estate planning and tax attorney focusing on estate planning, probate, and guardianships. He assists clients in preparing and administering wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents. David also has experience with fiduciary litigation, having served as a Fiduciary Officer primarily responsible for administering often times complex trust and guardianship estates for a large bank. With this diversified experience, David is able to offer clients a unique perspective on trust and estate administration.

David’s approach is simple: understand each client’s needs and circumstances, and be accessible so that each client has the best possible experience. His practice allows him to assist a variety of clients–individuals requiring a Will, families with complicated planning issues such as children with special needs, families looking minimize estate tax, and fiduciaries needing assistance with the managing of an estate.

As a member of the Evans Scholars Leadership Council, David helps administer a mentorship program for Scholars currently in college. In his free time, David competes in triathlons and has finished an Ironman. He also enjoys photography, cooking and spending time with family.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of California

Court Admissions

  • United States District Courts
  • Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Professional Experience

  • Lawrence Kamin, LLC
    Associate: 2016 – Present
  • PNC Bank
    Wealth Management Fiduciary Adviser, 2013-2016
  • Schod Diamond & Shedden
    Associate Attorney, 2011-2013
  • Law Office of Michael S. Grant
    Associate Attorney, 2008-2010

Education

  • Chicago Kent College of Law LL.M Taxation, with honors, 2011
  • Golden Gate University School of Law J.D. 2005
  • Indiana University, B.S. 2002

Community Service

  • Evans Scholars Leadership Council, 2014 – Present
  • Chicago Sinfonietta Associate Board, Present

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