The August 13 meeting will include a presentation by Meghan E. Preston on the topic ''Trust Litigation: Why trusts end up in court and how to avoid it. A summary of common mistakes and misdeeds by trustees, explanation of potential causes of action by beneficiaries, and tips to help your trustee clients fulfill their duties and avoid litigation''. This course is approved for 1.00 Illinois MCLE general credit hours.
Meghan E. Preston is a partner at DDV Law, Ltd. She specializes in business, commercial, trust, and employment litigation, including vendor contracts, non-compete agreements, partnership and shareholder conflicts, employer-employee disputes, and trustee-beneficiary disputes. She practices in State and Federal court and is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.
Ms. Preston grew up in Ohio and graduated in 2004 from John Carroll University where she was a dual-major in Psychology and Spanish. She earned her law degree from Case School of Law in 2007 before moving to the Chicago area with her husband, Joseph.
Ms. Preston is active in a number of community organizations. She is a past Chair (2019) and current Board Member of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce, the President-Elect of the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce, a Board Member of the FranCenter in Darien, and a long-time member and past Board Member of Leadz Networkers in Mokena and Orland Park