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University of Wisconsin Alumna Hired at Chicago-Area Law Firm: Laura Ladon Ellis

Schaumburg-based law firm Lavelle Law, Ltd. has announced the hiring of attorney Laura Ladon Ellis. After earning her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Ellis went on to receive her J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law. Ellis has been practicing law in Illinois since 2008 and has extensive experience in estate planning and Social Security benefit claims. Much of her work for Lavelle Law, Ltd. will be focused in the Estate Planning group.

“I’m very pleased to have the opportunity to take this next step in my career,” said Ellis. “The attorneys at Lavelle Law are highly regarded and I particularly look forward to being a part of a firm in which my colleagues and I can work across multiple areas of the practice providing a very cohesive and comprehensive level of service to clients.”

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