Cori Brown has been practicing in the areas of estate and business planning for eight years. Cori began her career as a clerk for the Illinois Supreme Court in Springfield, Illinois. Following her clerkship she became an associate at Jenner & Block, where she worked in the corporate department for four years. Cori then joined a top-rated estate planning law firm in Northwest Illinois, where she remained until opening her own firm.


Cori earned her law degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she graduated magna cum laude and was a published member of the Elder Law Journal. She earned her undergraduate degree from Illinois State University, where she was a member of the University’s Board of Trustees and a Robert G. Bone Scholar, the highest award granted by the University.


  • Young Estate Planners Association, Founding Member
  • JUF Young Lawyers Group, Committee Member
  • Standard Club, Member (2005-present)
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Volunteer