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Law Firm in Chicago, IL

Shekar Jayaraman, J.D. LLM

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Estate Planning Attorney
Jayaraman Law
Results driven, team oriented, strong advocate — these are the terms our previous clients have used to describe the service they get from the Chicago, IL based Jayaraman Law.

Thanks to past experience in both the private and public sector, you can count on working with an attorney who has real knowledge of the challenges you are facing. We take our role as an advocate for you seriously. Thanks to a love for legal research, and a knack for picking up on small details, you can count on us never overlooking a detail that can make all the difference when you are facing a legal challenge.

We want to help you succeed. That is why we focus our work on helping people who have been charged with a crime, those who are starting a business, and those who are considering the financial stability of their families when they are gone. We know you need reliable, accurate information to make the best possible decisions.

Contact Jayaraman Law if you are in the greater Chicago area and need assistance with a criminal matter, estate planning, or you need help with a business legal matter.
Bio
Attorney Shekar Jayaraman, Esq., LL.M. has a multi-faceted background of both public and private sector experience. He is passionate, zealous, and detail oriented.

Notably, Attorney Jayaraman was a Judicial Clerk for a United States Magistrate, with a heavy focus on violent crimes. He earned an LL.M. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Business and Corporate Governance, and has served under the Ohio Secretary of State as a Regional Liaison, handling Business Services and Elections.

While in law school, Attorney Jayaraman was selected as an Extern for a United States Magistrate for the summer after his first year, and was selected as a Fellow for the prestigious Janet D. Steiger Fellowship for the summer after his second year, concentrating primarily on Consumer Protection issues. He served as his law school’s Student Bar Association President, and placed first in his law school’s annual Alternative Dispute Resolution competition while in his first year.

Attorney Jayaraman is licensed to practice in Illinois and is confident that his educational background, federal clerkship experience, and overall life experiences will make him an excellent advocate for your legal needs.

Jayaraman Law focuses on Estate Planning, Business Planning and Criminal defense, exhibiting a passion for advocacy and serving clients. Attorney Jayaraman’s strong research and writing skills, honed during his federal clerkship, will allow him to hit the ground running on any case.

Admissions
Illinois
United States District Court – Northern District of Illinois
United States Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court – Northern District of Indiana

Judicial Clerkship
Hon. Daneta Wollmann, United States Magistrate Judge – U.S.
District Court, District of South Dakota 2016 – 2017 (clerkship)
Judicial Externship
Hon. Susan K. Lee, United States Magistrate Judge – U.S.
District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga (externship) – 2012
Community Involvement
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Negligence
 Auto (Speeding, Traffic)  Malpractice - Professional
 Business Law  Mediation
 Commercial Law and Contracts  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Commercial Real Estate  Parents (Elder Law, Medicare, SSI)
 Commerical Litigation  Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks
 Contract Disputes  Pay and Benefits
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Criminal Law  Probate & Contested Wills
 Eminent Domain/Condemnation  Product Liability
 Employment Law  Real Estate/Property
 Entertainment & Media  Social Security
 Environmental Law/Zoning  Transportation
 Family Law  White Collar Crime
 Financing & Taxes  Workers' Compensation
 Injuries & Accidents  Wrongful Death
 Investments (Securities, IPOs)  Wrongful Termination
 Juveniles
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)  Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Education/Training
Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LL.M., 2015
University of South Dakota, J.D., 2014;
The Ohio State University, B.A., 2008;
Memberships
South Asian Bar Association of Chicago (formerly the Indian-American Bar
Association of Chicago) – Treasurer
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services – Volunteer Attorney
Minority Legal Education Resources (MLER) – Tutor Group Leader
Leading India’s Future Today (LIFT Foundation) – Associate Board Member
Chicago Bar Association – Member
Bar Admissions
United States
Free Consultation
Yes
Location
332 South Michigan Ave.
Suite 8125
ChicagoIL 60604
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