Vedder Price

Christine M. Rhode

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222 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60601

+1 (312) 609 7575

Christine M. Rhode

Shareholder

Christine M. Rhode represents and advises clients on estate and financial planning matters and related real estate and corporate matters.

She also works on various tax matters, including planning for qualified plan distributions. She is responsible for the ongoing administration of substantial estates and trusts, including tax audit work, postmortem planning and litigation. Ms. Rhode also prepares and counsels clients about prenuptial agreements. She also prepares special needs trusts for the benefit of disabled children and adults.

Ms. Rhode has been selected by her peers as a Leading Lawyer in Trust, Will & Estate Planning from 2011 to 2017. She also received an "AV Preeminent" Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell.

Christine M. Rhode

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Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1973
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1970

Christine M. Rhode

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1973

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1973

Affiliations

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Past President of Probate Practice Committee of Division I, and has been a member of various subcommittees, including the subcommittee to revise the Illinois estate tax statute
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, speaker at seminars about estate administration
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Board of Directors of Thresholds, a psychiatric rehabilitation facility

Christine M. Rhode

Shareholder

Christine M. Rhode

Shareholder