Experience Makes a Big Difference
Atty. Patrick S. Sylvester is a north suburban Chicago attorney who is licensed to practice law in
Atty. Sylvester earned his bachelors' (BA) and masters' (MA) degrees from St. Mary's University of Minnesota and his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from
Hamline University School of Law - Minnesota.
Prior to forming Sylvester Law Firm, Atty. Sylvester served as an attorney at law firms in Illinois and Wisconsin. He also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the
Honorable Jeffrey D. Thompson of Minnesota’s Third Judicial District, and as a VP and Trust Officer for a Chicago bank and trust company.
Preceding the study and practice of law, Atty. Sylvester was an educator, having taught economics, political science and history at a college preparatory academy in Arizona.
Atty. Sylvester is recognized by attorneys, CPAs, trust officers, bankers, insurance professionals, brokers and the financial planning community as being an authority on the use of wills,
advanced estate planning tools, and
estate planning for special needs. Atty. Sylvester is also skilled in the area of
business law, and
real estate law.
Patrick Sylvester has taken and passed Bar Exams on the first try in Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida, and is currently licensed to practice law in each of those states.
As a multi-state attorney, Atty. Sylvester represents individuals, families and business owners in northern Illinois ,