ATTORNEY AND STAFF
Jessica M. W. Heston
Jessica M. Wojtowicz Heston concentrates on providing life planning for her clients.
Ms. Heston works exclusively in the areas of Asset Protection Planning, Business Planning, Charitable Planning, Estate Administration and Planning and Advanced Estate Planning. Always open to a challenge, Ms. Heston is known for taking on, working through, and resolving complex assignments across many industries with a variety of client entities.
Ms. Heston’s penchant to constantly learn, seek new challenges, and create orderly systems guides her client work. She competently researches questions and roadblocks, allowing her to develop sound, comprehensive, and detailed strategies and plans in responding to client challenges. This experience has given Ms. Heston the reputation of a focused problem-solver.
Ms. Heston also has a passion for working with not for profits. She has sat on the board of directors for numerous charitable organizations, especially in the areas of arts and performing arts.
Ms. Heston was the President of Le Ballet Petit Guild, NFP, a local Chicago dance studio, from 2013 until 2017 and was a founding member and continues to serve as the Treasurer of Chicago Industrial Arts and Design Center, NFP, which provides education in industrial arts to Chicago residents, just to name a few.
Ms. Heston graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Business Administration in May, 2003, and from The John Marshall Law School, with a Juris Doctorate in May, 2006.
- Illinois November 2006
- Nebraska February 2014
- Michigan May 2021
- United States Tax Court
- Northern District of Illinois General Bar
- Western District of Wisconsin
Ms. Heston has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for eight years running, from 2014 to 2021.
- Chicago Bar Association, Co-Chair of Asset Protection Committee 2009-2015, 2017-2018
- Illinois State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Illinois Forum – Wealthcounsel, President 2017 to current