Attorney: Glen T. Dobosz
Leading American Attorney (Area: Individual Tax Law)
To be selected, attorneys must receive multiple recommendations from their peers in a statewide survey conducted by American Research Corporation. Fewer than 6% of Illinois attorneys are Leading American Attorneys.
AV Martindale-Hubbell Rating
An AV rating signifies that the legal abilities of Mr. Dobosz are of the very highest standard and that his professional ethics are unquestioned.
Mr. Dobosz is a licensed CPA and also a member of the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Speaker for Professional and Civic Organizations
Mr. Dobosz is a frequent speaker for professional and civic organizations, including the Kane County Bar Association.
Personal Background and Education: JD 1979, Valparaiso University; Associate Editor 1978, Law Review; BS 1976 with High Distinction, Valparaiso University; CPA 1976, University of Illinois.
Employment History: Partner, 2011-Present, Dobosz Law Offices; Instructor (Paralegal Program), 1991-Present, Elgin Community College; Partner, 1983-2011 (Associate 1979-1983), Brady & Jensen; Accountant, 1976-1979, George S. Olive & Company; Instructor (Accounting & Taxation), 1976-1979, Valparaiso University.
- Individual tax planning and compliance, such as tax return preparation
- Income planning
- Estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning
- Wills and trusts
- Estate handling and trust administrations
- Income and estate tax audits representation (including tax court)
- Business planning
- Reducing transfer taxes
- Succession planning
- International taxation
- Estate planning
- Preparation of gift, insurance, charitable programs
Professional Associations & Memberships: Illinois Bar Association 1979-Present; Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants 1977-Present; Chicago Bar Association 1980-82 (Federal Taxation Section).
Community Involvement: Village of Gilberts (Acting President 1987, Trustee 1985-1987).
Courts Admitted To: 1979 Illinois; 1981 U.S. Tax Court; 1982 U.S. District Court (Northern District, Illinois); U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit).
Attorney: Dana N. Dobosz
Experienced Attorney in Civil Litigation, Matrimonial Issues, Real Estate and Income Tax Planning
Personal Background and Education: 2011-2012, Heckerling Estate Planning Institute, Orlando, Florida; JD 2010, Valparaiso University; 2009, Negotiation Team, Valparaiso University; 2009, Panelist in discussion about the U.S. environmental policy in connection with the movement towards international environmental regulation, Valparaiso University; BA 2007, Valparaiso University.
Employment History: 2011-Present, Associate lawyer in her father's, Glen T. Dobosz, law firm in Elgin, Illinois; 2000-2010, Valparaiso School of Law Civil (Dana started her job in the legal field in the library filing supplements to legal books. She then worked her way up the ladder to office girl, secretary and lastly was a law clerk); 2009–2010, Valparaiso School of Law Civil clinic (Handled all types of civil cases while working under a licensed attorney); 2000-2010, Teaching assist for geomorphology; 2007–2008, Interpretative Park Ranger at the National Lakeshore; 2006, Internship at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; 2004–2007, Teaching assistant for geomorphology in the geography department.
- Business planning for closely held business owners
- Civil litigation
- Estate and trust administrations
- Income, estate, and gift planning
- Individual tax planning and compliance
- Matrimonial issues
- Real estate
- Reducing transfer taxes, succession planning, estate planning
- Return preparation
- Taxpayer representation in income and estate tax audits
- Wills and trusts
Professional Associations & Memberships: Illinois Bar Association; Kane County Bar Association, 2010-Present; Dynamic Women Processional Network, 2011-Present; Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, 2011-Present; Business Power Connections Networking Group 2011-Present.
Dana has been a member of Dynamic Women Professional Network (DPWN) since June 2011. DPWN has positioned itself to be a very functional platform for women to develop the valuable connections necessary to grow in their professional as well as personal lives. Dana has been a member of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce since November 2011. The Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce (NKCCC) is an advocate for commerce, industry and development in the northern Fox Valley villages of Carpentersville, East Dundee, Gilberts, Sleepy Hollow and West Dundee. Its mission is identifying and fulfilling the needs of the business community through leadership, education, support and promotion. As a member of the Kane County Chamber of Commerce, Dana decided to join Business Power Connections in November 2011.