Robert L. Schur focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and tax planning. He is licensed in both Illinois and Florida. While a student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Robert developed a keen interest in trusts and estates. He enjoys working with clients and their families as they move through their lives. Robert leads a study group of other young estate planning attorneys in Chicago who keep each other up to date on all the latest changes in trusts and estates law. Prior to joining Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, Robert practiced at Baker McKenzie in Chicago.
Education & Admissions
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2017 Magna Cum Laude
- Cornell University, B.A., 2012 Magna Cum Laude
Areas of Practice
- Estate Planning
- Trust and Estate Administration and Probate
- Trust and Estate Litigation
- American Bar Association
- Chicago Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section, Estate Planning Committee Board
- Illinois State Bar Association
Speaking engagements and publications
- Estate Planning for Frequent Flier Miles, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Estate Planning Committee, December 3, 2019.
- Keeping Dispute Resolutions Costs Smaller Than Your Small Business: The Case for International Commercial Arbitration under the New York Convention, Loyola University Chicago International Law Review, Volume 14, Issue 1, 2016.
- CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; Managing Editor, Loyola University Chicago International Law Review; Recipient of Sidney DeLove Merit Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago School of Law; Bernard and Fannie Lang Prize for Best Thesis in American History and American Studies at Cornell University.