Dora Moats

Senior Associate Attorney

Dora is a dedicated senior associate attorney with a proven track record of excellence in estate planning, trust and estate administration, and real estate law.  Leveraging 20 years of legal expertise, Dora successfully crafts sophisticated wills, trusts, and other instruments that reflect the diverse needs of individuals and their families. Her commitment to providing comprehensive legal solutions that address the unique needs and aspirations of her clients, extends from designing intricate estate plans to guiding families through the complexities of estate administration and real estate transactions.

She takes a meticulous approach in collaborating closely with her clients to develop tailored estate plans that protect their assets, minimize tax liabilities, and ensure their wishes are carried out. When guiding clients through the emotional and legal challenges of trust and estate administration, Dora excels in providing compassionate guidance during times of loss. Her proficiency in navigating probate procedures and trust administration processes streamlines the distribution of assets and minimizes potential conflicts. She makes open communication with beneficiaries and executors a priority, ensuring a seamless transition while adhering to the highest ethical standards.

When working on residential real estate matters, Dora brings a pragmatic approach to transactions, combining legal acumen with a deep understanding of the market. Her ability to identify potential pitfalls and negotiate favorable terms allows clients to achieve their real estate objectives while safeguarding their interests.

Dora regularly attends seminars, workshops, and conferences related to estate planning, trust administration, and real estate law ensuring that she stays at the forefront of legal developments, allowing her to provide innovative solutions that align with evolving legal landscapes.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Trust and Estate Administration

Real Estate


Juris Doctor (JD) from The John Marshall Law School, now UIC School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2002

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 1996. Graduated Cum Laude



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Illinois State Bar Association

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