jthoms@zrfmlaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Business & Transactional
  • Estate Trust & Tax
  • Real Estate
  • EDUCATION:

    Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., with high honors, 1984)

    Northern Illinois University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1981)

    ADMISSIONS:

    Illinois, 1984
    U.S. District Court, N.D. of Illinois, 1984
    7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

    FOLLOW:

    Jeannine A. Thoms

    Jeannine A. Thoms, a longtime resident of Crystal Lake, practices in the areas of estate planning, wills, trust administration, probate, corporate law and real estate. Thoms has also represented banks in trust law. She was named a Super Lawyer in 2005.

    Thoms has been very active in charitable and civic associations. She also served as municipal attorney for the Village of Richmond.

    PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

    Thoms started her legal career in Chicago at Foss, Schuman, Drake & Barnard.  She moved her practice to Crystal Lake in 1986 when she joined Zukowski Rogers Flood and McArdle. Thoms was with Zukowski Rogers Flood & McArdle for 21 years,  including 16 years as a partner. She then decided to open her own practice.  Eleven years later, she rejoined Zukowski Rogers Flood & McArdle as of counsel.

    CIVIC AND CHARITABLE ASSOCIATIONS

    Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Governing Council; White House Conference on Families (delegate); Illinois Court Watching Project (steering committee); Women’s Advisory Council to the Governor; League of Women Voters, Crystal Lake Area (president); McHenry County Mental Health Board (president); International Platform Association; Women’s Investment Newsletter (National Editorial Advisory Board); McHenry County Community Foundation (grant committee); Advocate Foundation (advisory board); Legislative Scholarship Committee, 64th District.

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    McHenry County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association (Trust and Estate Council)

    PRO BONO

    Thoms represents a local church and children’s organizations.