Dana Zivkovich

8130 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles , IL 60714
(708) 833-7755
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Dana concentrates her practice in probate and trust administration, disabled adult guardianship administration, elder law issues of asset protection and Medicaid benefit eligibility, and estate planning including special needs trusts and Medicaid planning. She continues to educate herself on changing legislation in Illinois and Indiana to stay current on the issues as they evolve.  She exceeds the required number of hours of continuing legal education each year and devotes a portion of her time to researching and writing about legal implications of current or pending legislation affecting her clients. She has contributed articles to Generations Magazine and Res Gestae.  She is regularly invited to speak as a panelist to discuss law practice management or to present on substantive topics. She has been featured in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, American Bar Association Journal, and as special guest on Jerry Davich's radio show Casual Fridays with Jerry Davich.  In 2007, she founded a social networking group for lawyers to gather and share challenges and solutions.  This group continues to meet on a monthly basis at alternating locations in Chicago. In 2015, she began working with a local television producer to develop a show discussing legal topics of interest to public access television. Dana is the third born child to Milan and Milica Zivkovich, both of whom immigrated to the U.S. as young adults and met in Chicago, Illinois.  Volunteering has been a part of her life since middle school when she was a Junior Girl of the Ladies Auxiliary to the V.F.W. In high school, she was a member of S.A.D.D. and the Environmental Club for three years.  Following high school, her volunteerism continued as a soccer coach for AYSO, in a hospital gift shop for several years, and at her church.  She has served as a board member for the Serbian Bar Association of America and for St. Sava Academy Parochial School. In 2016, she was elected President of the children's folklore dance group Avala. She has spent the majority of her life in Chicagoland but also lived in Florida, Indiana, and Bosnia. She now resides in Park Ridge with her family and two dogs.