Palos Heights, IL WW/Press/March 2, 2021 – Eileen Kerlin Walsh, Attorney with Kerlin Walsh Law was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2021-2022 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
“Estate Planning is about protecting your assets, your loved ones and planning for the future yes, but it is so much more. It is about you, your unique story, your life’s savings, your values and beliefs and your hopes for the future. That is what I weave into your Estate Plan.” – Eileen Kerlin Walsh
Kerlin Walsh Law is an estate planning law firm in Palos Heights, IL, providing Trusts, Last Wills, Powers of Attorney for Property and Healthcare, Trust Administration, Probate, and Real Estate.
Eileen Kerlin Walsh grew up on a small farm in Ireland. She came to the U.S. in 1989 and fell in love with Chicago and the American dream. She received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, worked in private and government sectors, and established her firm in 2002. After 20 years consulting with clients in her office, their homes and hospital rooms, Eileen has discovered no area of law is more important or more rewarding. Her “gift” is guiding clients through this healing, transformative process with warmth and competence. Estate Planning is the heart and soul of the law and there is nothing she would rather do. It’s the most vital, emotionally challenging and ultimately satisfying legal process her clients ever undertake.
Whether your family situation is simple or complicated, Eileen creates the Estate Plan that is just right for you. She helps you avoid unnecessary taxes, court involvement and family disagreements. Most important of all, Eileen promises you peace of mind.
Laws, as well as our lives, circumstances, needs and goals change. Your Will and Trust may need to be updated for maximum benefit to you. An estate plan can benefit anyone at any stage, regardless of assets. It’s particularly important if you have minor children, own a business, have remarried, own property, or are in your advanced years, to name a few examples.
A nationally recognized and award-winning speaker, Eileen hosts a monthly podcast and TV show, “Where The Road Rises,” tackling the legal and emotional challenges we face daily. She is a returning guest instructor at programs such as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, colleges, high schools, libraries, and seminars. Topics include estate planning, life skills, and a digital storytelling class based on her ethical will online tutorial, Share My Legacy.
Eileen serves as President of the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce, mentors Chamber members as well as students through Moraine Valley Community College Job Research Center. She sits on the MVCC Paralegal Advisory Board and WealthCounsel’s Member Advisory Board, and serves on the Task Force of the Dementia Friendly Orland Park.
Eileen has helped hundreds of families preserve their assets and their family harmony, and she can help you too!
Eileen is a curious, enthusiastic lifelong learner. She loves travel, stories and theater. She is married to her darling Tom. They have four delightful boys and a puppy named Bran.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.