Place of Employment: Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd.
Area of Practice: Guardianships, estate planning, probate and trust administration, commercial transactions and residential real estate
Year of Admittance: 2015
CBA Involvement: Member of the Blog Steering Committee
A Paragraph Describing Your Professional Background: Brian Bentrup tripled-majored at Loyola University Chicago and made the Dean’s List. He graduated from The John Marshall Law School where he also made the Dean’s List. Brian works for Pluymert, MacDonald, Hargrove & Lee, Ltd. and focuses his practice on guardianships, estate planning, probate and trust administration, commercial transactions and residential real estate. During law school, Brian was selected to be a judicial extern for the Honorable Laura C. Liu and also externed at the Illinois Tenant Union.
A Paragraph Describing Your Interests When You Aren’t Billing or Blogging: Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He spends time outdoors running and being active. Brian and his family also enjoy exploring Chicago’s diverse culinary scene.
Best Thing About Being a Lawyer: It’s honestly about doing meaningful work that has a real, immediate and significant impact on someone’s life. It also provides tools to help the disadvantaged and the opportunity to connect with people that you may never have otherwise encountered.