HANDLER THAYER, LLP
Loyola University Chicago
1991 - 1994
Mrs. Cascino earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Degree from Loyola University Chicago, her Master of Arts Degree from the University of Chicago, and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
She is Chair of the ISBA Trusts & Estates Section Council, and Co-Chair of its Continuing Legal Education and Ethics committees. She is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association Trust Law Committee and Probate Committee. In addition, she has worked on various ad hoc ISBA and CBA committees with regards to proposed legislation.
Mrs. Cascino frequently speaks to professional and community organizations to educate attorneys and others in various estate planning techniques and trust and estate administration. Speaking topics include advance directives; estate planning for modest and complex estates; IRA beneficiary designations as part of estate planning; charitable trusts; revocable and irrevocable trusts; fiduciary responsibilities; and ethical considerations in estate planning, transition periods and trust and estate administration.
She is the author of the Chapter on Advance Directives in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education publication, Estate Planning for Illinois Attorneys: The Basics and Beyond, as well as articles on a variety of subjects in the ISBA Trusts & Estates Section Council Newsletter.