American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

Asset Protection Committee

State Law Committee

Fellow
2011- present
Illinois State Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section Council
Chair
2009-2010


Vice-Chair
2008-2009
Secretary
2007-2008
         Estate Planning & Probate Committee
Chair
2004-2007
         Power of Attorney Revision Committee
Member
2006 - present
         Ethics Committee
Chair
2007 - present
         Continuing Legal Education Committee
Chair
2008 - 2009



Ad-hoc Joint Committees with various interest groups relating to Legislation:


         Trust & Trustees Act: Distributions in Further Trust (Decanting) 

2010-2012
         Trust & Trustees Act: Directed Trusts

2010-2012
         Amendment to Power of Attorney Act and Disposition of Remains Act

2013
         Simplified Power of Attorney for Health Care

2012
         New Power of Attorney Act

2011
         Amendment to the Disposition of Remains Act

2010
         Amendment to Insurance Code regarding Insurable Interest of Trustees

2009

Chicago Bar Association


         Trust Law Committee, Member


         Probate Law Committee, Member


         Asset Protection Committee, Member



Delaware Approved Captive Manager

Member, American Veterinary Medical Legal Association

Adjunct Professor, MBA Program, Benedictine University

       Courses:

  • Effective Professional Communications
  • Corporate Ethics in a Global Economy


Member and Past Chair, Chicago Bar Association, Insurance Law Committee

North Shore University Health System Advisory Board, Member
Daughters of the American Revolution, Member
Village of Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, Former Director
Evanston Symphony, Former Director
Village of Glencoe Caucus, Former Chair  -  responsible for slating candidates for Village, Library and Park Board elections
Glencoe PTA, Former President  -  responsible for 20 member board of directors, overseeing parent-teacher activities at three schools, including school age community census and search for principal 
Former Candidate for Alderman, City of Chicago, 49th Ward

Publications and Lectures

Mary D. Cascino


Telephone:  847-562-1400

Email:  mcascino@straussmalk.com

Martindale Hubbell AV Rated
AVVO Rated 5.0
Super Lawyer 2013-2017
Leading Lawyer 2012-2017

President, St. Joseph College Seminary, Board of Advisors 

Member, Catholic Charities Board of Advisors, Legal Advisory Committee

American Bar Association
Contributor, "Comments by the ABA Tax Section to the IRS on Notice 2011-101" (Tax Issues and Consequences of Decanting), April 2012



Chicago Record
"Disposition of Remains Act versus Health Care Power of Attorney", Vol. 25, No. 5, June/July, 2011.



Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
"An Estate Plan is a Work in Process"



Illinois Bar Journal 

 

"Managing Your Electronic Estate: The New Digital Assets Act", Vol. 104, No. 11, November, 2016.


"Trust & Trustees Act Modernized: Decanting & Directed Trusts: Are You Ready", Vol. 100, No. 11, November 2012. 
 
 "Dynasty Trusts for Everyone", Vol. 100, No.8, August, 2012.   

 "Looking at 2011 and Beyond", Vol. 99, No. 11, November, 2011.

"The New Illinois Power of Attorney Act", Vol. 98, No. 11, November, 2010.
        


Illinois State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Newsletter


"Trust Taxation and Due Process" Vol. 60, No. 8, February 2014

"Prompt Assessment of Federal Tax Related to a Decedent", ISBA Trusts and Estates Newsletter, Vol. 51, No. 4, June, 2005. 

"Discharge of Personal Responsibility for Federal Tax" ISBA Trusts and Estates Newsletter, Vol. 52, No.1, August, 2005. 

"Stranger Than Fiction, The Illinois Attorney General Want Trustees to What?: Estates and Trusts regulated by the Attorney General under the Charitable Trust Act", ISBA Trusts and Estates Newsletter, Vol. 53, No. 4, June 2007. 



Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education                                                      


Estate Planning for Illinois Attorneys:  The Basics and Beyond

2012 Edition
Chapter:  Advance Directives                                                                 
Also:  2005 Edition, Update for 2007 



Course Materials related to the following speaking engagements:

Community Activities

Lecturer:


Organization
Topic
Date

Holy Name Parish

Speaker Series

Business Ethics and Religion
2013
Katie School of Insurance
Pinnacle Actuaries Client Symposium (Panelist)
2012
Catholic Charities

End of Life Decision Issues (Moderator)

2012

Law and Family Symposium (Moderator)
2011
Chicago Bar Association
Formation, Management & Use of Captive Insurers
2012

Business Issues for Insurance Lawyers
2005

Hot Topics in Insurance Law (Moderator)
2003

Managing and Directing Retained Counsel in Complex Litigation
1990
Illinois Law Bulletin
Corporate Governance:  Sarbanes Oxley and New Illinois
2004

Statute Affecting Ciminal Liability of Officers and Directors

Vedder, Price, Kauffman & Kamholz
Banking and Insurance
1998

Up-Date on Banking and Insurance
1998
Corporate Law Society, IIT/Chicago-Kent School
of Law
The Basics on In-House Corporate Practice
2003
Federalist Society, IIT/Chicago-Kent School
of Law
What Laws do We Need to Prevent Corporate Scandals
2004


Professional Associations and Activities

Anthony E. Cascino, Jr.


Direct Line:  847-702-8015

Email:  Anthony@CascinoLaw.com

Lecturer:



Organization
Course
Topic
Date

Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education


New Trends in Trust Administration: Decanting and Directed Trusts
2013


Statutory Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills
2005
Chicago Bar Association
Trust Law Committee

Probate Process (Panel) 



Trust Law Committee
​New Developments: Illinois Legislation2012

Trust Law Committee
Planning for 2013
2012
Illinois State Bar Ass'n. 
Webinar
Directed Trusts & Decanting
2012

Estate Administration: Boot Camp
First Meeting With Client
2011

What Every Estate Planner Should Know
The Insolvent Estate - Proper Handling of Estate Claims
2005

Fundamental Estate Planning For Modest Estates
Advance Directives
2006

Planning Strategies for Receiving Qualified Plans And IRAs
Beneficiary Designations and Estate Planning
2007

Guardianship Estate Basics And Powers of Attorney
Ethical Considerations in Transition Periods
2009

Greater North Shore Estate

and Financial Planning

Council


Catholic Charities: Legal Advisory Committee




End of Life Decisions


Managing Your Digital Assets


Health Care Power of Attorney


2016


2012

Holy Name Parish Speaker Series

Advance Directives for the Sandwich Generation
2013
American Bankers Association
Webinar
What Bankers Need to Know About the New Power of Attorney Act
2011
Estate Planning Council of Greater Joliet
Advance Directives

2006
Lake Bluff Public Library
Advance Directives

2007
Glencoe Public Library
Basic Estate Planning Techniques

2011




Organizer & Moderator:



Illinois State Bar Association
Probate Basics - Start to Finish

2008

Guardianship Estates: What You Need to Know

2009

Ethics in Estate Planning, Guardianships and Trust & Estate Administration

2009


MARY D. CASCINO

Speaking and Program Participation

Anthony E. Cascino, Jr.
Mary D. Cascino (Of Counsel)

Commercial Damages: A Guide to Remedies in Business Litigation, Mathew Bender, 1986
Chapter 20:  Costs of Litigation: Prediction and Control



Various articles in the Chicago Bar Association Record, including:


"Crime and Punishment: New Illinois Law Goes after Officer and Director Wrongdoing", October, 2003. 
"Five Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Insurance Law", April 2004. 



Course Materials related to the following speaking engagements:

Publications

DIRECT CONTACT INFORMATION

Professional Associations and Activities

Community Activities

Publications

Speaking and Program Participation

Cascino & Associates, P.C.

ANTHONY E. CASCINO, JR.