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Caroline Hecht

Caroline E. Hecht

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Caroline E. (Poduch) Hecht concentrates her practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration,
and minor and disabled adult guardianship. Ms. Hecht previously practiced matrimonial law, so she also
has extensive experience with drafting pre- and postnuptial agreements. Ms. Hecht serves as a Guardian
Ad Litem for the Lake County Circuit Court’s probate division. She is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court


  • University of Wisconsin Law School
    J.D. (cum laude) – 2011
    Wisconsin Law Review, Note & Comment Editor
    – Elder Law & Estate Planning Society, President
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
    B.A. (top 7%) – 2007
    Major: Political Science and French

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, Lake Forest, Illinois – Associate Attorney – January 2013 – December 2015
  • Balisle & Roberson, S.C., Madison, Wisconsin – Associate Attorney – July 2011 – December 2012

Awards and Honors

  • Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2016-2018)
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