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Georgia Loukas Demeros


									Georgia Loukas Demeros

Georgia Loukas Demeros practices in Thompson Coburn’s Tax,
Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She
concentrates her practice on tax planning for individuals and closely
held businesses, which includes advising business owners on how to
structure and maintain business entities, such as corporations,
limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. In
addition, she also advises families on wealth transfer issues, such as
estate planning, lifetime gifts and business succession planning, and
handles administration of decedents’ estates, including court
proceedings to open probate estates, post-mortem estate tax
planning, preparation and filing of estate tax returns, and all other
probate matters.

Education                                                                Primary Practice Areas
    LL.M. in Taxation, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-            Tax, Estate Planning &
    Kent College of Law                                                     Wealth Preservation
    (2003)                                                                  Business & Corporate
    Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law            Transactions
    J.D. (1998)
    Presidential Scholarship (1995-1998)                                 Licensure
    Illinois Association of Realtors Scholarship (1998)
                                                                            Illinois (1998)
    Dean’s List
                                                                            U.S. District Court,
    Loyola University of Chicago
                                                                            Northern District of
    B.B.A (1994)
                                                                            Illinois (1998)
    Beta Alpha Psi Member, Dean's List;
                                                                            U.S. Tax Court (1999)
    Academic Scholarship, Activities Scholarship
                                                                            Certified Public
                                                                            Accountant, Illinois
Professional Affiliations                                                   (1996)
    Chicago Bar Association
    American Bar Association                                             Languages
    Illinois State Bar Association
                                                                            Fluent in Greek
    Hellenic Bar Association
    2009-2010 Board of Director Member
    Chicago Estate Planning Council
    Greater Northshore Estate Planning Council
    Just the Beginning Foundation
    Treasurer (2001-2004)
    Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Section Estate
    Planning Committee
    Co-Chair (2003-04, 2002-03)
    Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms

Georgia Loukas Demeros
   Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
   KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP
   Accountant (1994-97)
   Interviewed on WGN News by Ilyce Glink on Estate Planning
   (January 2003)

Speaking Engagements
   Lecturer, “Estates and Disability Planning” Hellenic Bar Association Seminar (November 2002 and
   April 2006)
   Speaker, “Estate Planning: Nuts, Bolts & Myths,” The Marmon Group, Inc. Presentation (August
   Lecturer, “LLCs: Advising Small Business Start-Ups and Larger Companies in Illinois” National
   Business Institute (October 2001)

   Deducting Administration Expenses at the First Death: Form 706 vs. Form 1041 (Not as Simple as
   You Think) Trusts & Estates - Illinois State Bar Association Newsletter (2008)
   “Why Do Estate Planning Now?," Featured Author Corporate Creations® Newsletter (July 2003)
   Co-Author FagelHaber LLC Estate Planning Newsletter (2002-2007)
   "Illinois Durable Power of Attorney -- Do You Need One? " (Newsletter)
   "Could the Terri Schiavo Situation Happen to You? " (Newsletter)
   "Reap the Benefit of Your Estate Plan" (Newsletter)
   "New Tax Law Changes May Affect You " (Newsletter)
   "Year-End Tax Planning " (Newsletter)
   "Illinois Says Goodbye to the Feds " (Newsletter)
   "Family Limited Partnerships " (Newsletter)
   "Will Your Closely Held Business Survive For Future Generations? " (Newsletter)
   "Key Components Of An Estate Plan " (Newsletter)
   "Top Ten Reasons Why You Need An Estate Plan Even If Taxes Are Not An Issue" (Newsletter)

   Chicago-Kent College of Law, Instructor
   Introduction to Legal Learning, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
   (Summer 2001)


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