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Amanda M. Zannoni

Amanda M. Zannoni

Partner at Rathje Woodward LLC concentrating in trusts and estate litigation
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Appeals & Appellate
  • Illinois, Northern District of Illinois
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Amanda concentrates her practice in the areas of trusts and estates. She prosecutes and defends trustees, executors, and administrators, relating to will contest, undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty, business wind-up, estate accounting, and trust accounting disputes through initial filings, discovery, trial, and post-trial issues such as appeals. Amanda also provides services in trust administration, probate administration, and general litigation. Amanda is an experienced litigator, having represented clients in appeals, estate and trust contests, business disputes, commercial disputes, elder abuse issues, and guardianships. She is known for building and maintaining relationships with clients through trust and collaboration.

Education
Syracuse University College of Law
J.D. (2017) | Law
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Honors: Certificate of Estate Planning
Activities: Executive Director of the Syracuse Public Interest Network; Managing Editor of the Digest - The Italian American Bar Association Law Journal; Senior Editor of the Syrian Accountability Project; Phi Alpha Delta legal society member
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University of New England
B.A. (2012) | Psychology
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Partner
Rathje Woodward LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Rathje Woodward LLC
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Associate Attorney
Mirabella Kincaid Frederick & Mirabella
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Research Associate
First Nations Bank of Wheaton
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Audited and reviewed land trust records, conducted research and compiled data for a routine Community Reinvestment Act audit, and conducted research for loan officers.
Legal Intern
Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP
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Internship with firm focused on estates and trusts. Conducted legal research for charitable giving through estate planning, taxation of estates, intestacy in Maryland, and worked with a senior partner to secure financing through the Maryland Legislature for a charity women's shelter.
Law Clerk
National Fair Housing Alliance
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Prepared legal and policy memos and conducted legal research for general counsel and policy director. Issues required research of the Fair Housing Act, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, REO matters, and Credit rating. Lobbied and attended Capitol Hill and White House meetings for issues of fair housing and fair lending.
Student Attorney
Elder Law Clinic - Syracuse University Collage of Law
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The Elder Law Clinic at SUCOL provides legal services to people ages 55+ in the greater Syracuse area for a variety of matters. While working for the clinic, duties included drafting wills, executing health care proxies and advising in medicaid issues.
Behavioral Health Professional
Saco River Health Services
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Certifications
Certificate in Estate Planning
Syracuse University College of Law
Awards
Pro Bono Service Award 2018-2019
DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation
Pro Bono Service Award
DuPage Legal Assistance Foundation
Professional Associations
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Justinan Society of Lawyers - DuPage Chapter
Member
- Current
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Illinois Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Justinian Society of Lawyers - DuPage Chapter
President
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DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
Secretary
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Justinian Society of Lawyers - DuPage Chapter
Treasurer
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DuPage County Bar Association
Director
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Activities: Member of Board of Directors
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DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
Director
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American Inns of Court, Robert E. Jones Chapter
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Northern District of Illinois
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Area
  • Trust Administration and Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Amanda M. Zannoni
Contact & Map
Rathje Woodward LLC
300 E. Roosevelt Rd.
#220
Wheaton, IL 60187
Telephone: (630) 668-8500
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed