Wills and trusts for individuals presented by Michelle Gooze-Miller, Esq., JD'97

In a second presentation sponsored by the Chicago Women's Alliance, Michele Gooze-Miller, Esq., JD'97 will address property distribution upon death and the economic consequences to family and property without a will. She will also explain the requirements, contents and limitations of a will for transfer of property upon death. Michelle will then address the purposes and benefits of creating a document known as a revocable trust and why an individual may wish to have such a trust in addition to a will.

Michelle earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University as Phi Beta Kappa, and she earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago School of Law with honors. She is also qualified to practice law in both Illinois and Florida. She currently practices estate planning, guardianship, tax related matters and charitable donations as a partner in the law firm of Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd. in Chicago, Illinois.

If you are having difficulty registering on the site or logging in, please contact the Alumni Association at, 877.292.3945 (toll-free), or 773.702.3945. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours (8:30 a.m.–5:00 pm CT Monday–Friday).
If you want to register over the phone or via email, call Alumni Association at 773.702.2150 or email If you send or leave a message, include your name, club event, and preferred contact information. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours (8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT Monday–Friday). If registering over the phone be prepared to share your guests name, an email for event confirmation, and allow up to two weeks for the registration process to be completed, including charges to your credit card, listing on the “Look Who’s Coming”, and viewing the event in your account.
If you have any questions regarding logistics of the event, e.g., where to meet, special assistance requests, parking, please contact the Event Contact listed. 



Event Information

Cost: $35.00/per person
Registration Required


Tuesday, 02/6/18 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm | iCal


Conference Chicago
525 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

[ Get Directions ]

Event Contact
Adrienne Nauman, SB'71