Mark M. Berardi practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, estate planning (wills/trusts), trust and estate administration, probate, guardianship, bankruptcy and tax preparation. He has handled numerous real estate transactions, commercial and residential, in the Cook, Will, Grundy, DuPage, Kane and Kankakee County areas. Additionally, he is a guardian ad litem for the Will County Probate Court.
Mark earned his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May 2011 where he was a member and editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review. His studies focused on estate planning and tax law. Mark has helped plan, draft and administer many estates and trusts to ensure efficient distribution of assets while minimizing taxes and other expenses for small and large estates.
Prior to earning his law degree, Mark received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, graduating summa cum laude with a major in economics and with highest distinction from the Economics Department. In addition to his legal work, he has presented seminars on estate tax and planning for the University of Illinois Extension Office.
He lives in Homer Glen with his wife, a pharmacist, and his two beautiful daughters.